lou holtz Quotes

So think before you complain, especially about things that require some sacrifice. Complaining is the sign of a loser.
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— Lou Holtz
Happiness is nothing more than having a poor memory.
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— Lou Holtz
Never tell your problems to anyone… 20% do not care and 80% are glad to have them...
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— Lou Holtz
Ability is what you are capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
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— Lou Holtz
Life is 10 percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.
— Lou Holtz
If you're bored with life, if you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things, you don't have enough goals.
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— Lou Holtz
Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it.
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— Lou Holtz
If you try to fight the course, it will beat you.
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— Lou Holtz
I'm an old man, and all my life I've said that Notre Dame should remain independent because it's a national school.
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— Lou Holtz
If you look at the history of Notre Dame, if you hire a coach who's been successful at another college program, they're going to be ultra successful at Notre Dame because the talent will always be there.
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— Lou Holtz
Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.
— Lou Holtz
Notre Dame is the one school that has a national recruiting base, from Florida to Texas to California.
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— Lou Holtz
Successful people will always tell you you can do something. It's the people who have never accomplished anything who will always discourage you from trying to achieve excellent things.
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— Lou Holtz
In football, it's the job of the player to play, the coach to coach, the official to officiate. Each guy is charged with upholding his end, nothing more. In golf, the player, coach and official are rolled into one, and they overlap completely. Golf really is the best microcosm of life - or at least the way life should be.
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— Lou Holtz
At home I have a copy of the April 21, 1986, issue of 'Sports Illustrated.' I'm on the cover with the blurb, 'Can Lou Do It?' I'd just arrived at Notre Dame, and with spring football underway, I was the focal point of that week's coverage.
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— Lou Holtz
We can all be successful and make money, but when we die, that ends. But when you are significant is when you help other people be successful. That lasts many a lifetime.
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— Lou Holtz
The University of Notre Dame does not redshirt, and I endorse that policy completely. I am very much in favor of redshirting, but not at Notre Dame. But there's no doubt about it. It puts us at a huge disadvantage.
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— Lou Holtz
I look like I have beriberi and scurvy.
— Lou Holtz
I'm so old, I don't buy green bananas any more.
— Lou Holtz
Nothing on this earth is standing still. It's either growing or it's dying. No matter if it's a tree or a human being.
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— Lou Holtz
If you made me the national commissioner of football, I'd tell you one thing that I would mandate. The second Saturday in September, we're going to have conference day. Everybody from the SEC plays a Big 12 team. Everybody from the Big Ten is going to play the ACC. Everybody from the Big East is going to play the Pac-10.
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— Lou Holtz
I'm proud to be part of the Dr. Pepper Scholarship Giveaway. It's a great program that gives me the chance to brighten the day for some lucky college students with free tuition.
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— Lou Holtz
I think that everybody needs four things in life. Everybody needs something to do regardless of age. Everybody needs someone to love. Everybody needs something to hope for, and, of course, everybody needs someone to believe in.
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— Lou Holtz
When I left the University of Notre Dame, I honestly felt I would never coach again.
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— Lou Holtz
I've followed Notre Dame football since 1946, when I listened on the radio and Johnny Lujack tackled Doc Blanchard in the open field to preserve a 0-0 tie.
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— Lou Holtz
The Sisters of Notre Dame at St. Aloysius Grade School influenced my life tremendously. This was due to the fact that they encouraged you always to make sure that God is the focus of your life, and they didn't allow you to do anything except to the very best of your ability.
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— Lou Holtz
I believe in the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.
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— Lou Holtz
Our cellar home had a kitchen and a combination bedroom and half bath, which meant we had a sink next to the bed. We had no refrigerator, no shower or tub, and no privacy. My parents shared the bedroom with my sister and me.
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— Lou Holtz
When I die, and people realize that I will not be resurrected in three days, they will forget me. That is the way it should be.
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— Lou Holtz
I think life is a matter of choices and that wherever we are, good or bad, is because of choices we make.
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— Lou Holtz
I was raised a Catholic on both sides of the family. I went to a Catholic grade school and thought everybody in the country was Catholic, because that's all I ever was associated with.
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— Lou Holtz
I don't think there's been anything in the game of football in my lifetime that has changed college football more than redshirting.
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— Lou Holtz
I truly believe the things Notre Dame stands for.
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— Lou Holtz
We have an obligation to help people that cannot help themselves. The mentally retarded, the physically retarded, et cetera.
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— Lou Holtz
My wife told me if there is any rumors about me, it better be about politics and not about my social life.
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— Lou Holtz
Nothing is as good as it seems and nothing is as bad, but somewhere between reality falls.
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— Lou Holtz
If you don't demand that your people maintain. High performances to remain on your team, Why should they be proud of the association?
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— Lou Holtz
We aren't where we want to be; we aren't where we ought to be; but thank goodness we aren't where we used to be.
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— Lou Holtz
If you want to get a deal, negotiate with the teams yourself. Say, "I want this much, and no less, but I'll show up to camp on time." It doesn't seem that hard to me.
— Lou Holtz
The standards you establish for others must reflect the standards you set for yourself. No one will follow a hypocrite.
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— Lou Holtz