Lapo Elkann Quotes & Sayings

43 most famous Lapo Elkann quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for him. He's a 40 year old Italian businessman born on Oct 7, 1977.

Lapo Elkann Quotes
“I've missed a lot of trains in my life, and another one always comes.”
Lapo Elkann Quotes
“Just because you're born in a privileged family and have money doesn't mean you're happy. Happiness you can't buy. Happiness is something you need to work for.”
Lapo Elkann Quotes
“I'm a freestyle creative entrepreneur. Not a businessman. I like to create ventures in which creativity stands at the centre.”
“I need to make things mine. It annoys me to buy something that is imposed on me. When I have a suit made, I go to the Sicilian tailor Alessandro Martorana in Turin. I like shorter jacket sleeves and often fold the cuffs up. It's more modern that way.”
Lapo Elkann Quotes
“A pocket square must always - always - be white and a bit wild. If it is too prepared, it is tacky.”
“I am lucky because I can - and I like to - mix the beautiful Caraceni jackets I inherited from my grandfather with a pair of Tsubi jeans or wear a favorite pin-striped suit from him for more formal occasions. I'm crazy about pinstripes and vintage fifties fabrics.”
“In America, if you succeed, you don't have to apologize. In Italy, success is envied, and envy is the worst, worst, worst thing in the world. It's easy for me to say because I have had more than many others, but at the end of the day, I have never envied anyone. I wish to no one that they waste their time envying anyone else.”
“Italy's assets are her style, her beauty, her creativity, her passion, her energy, her technology; and these will be core brand values of all our cars. Fiat as a company has a long way to go and a steep road ahead.”
Lapo Elkann Quotes
“Tailor Made will help Ferrari's clients tailor their cars in a very personal, specific way. It's a bespoke service, like visiting Huntsman or Anderson & Sheppard or whoever your favourite Savile Row tailor is.”
“Tiles, the best furniture, fabrics, bath fixtures, bronze - just leaf through any design magazine and you immediately understand they're all 'Made in Italy.' We have the premier opera house in the world, La Scala, and behind the Nobel given to CERN is the research of many Italians.”

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