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By Anonym 20 Sep

Lou Holtz

When all is said and done, there is usually more said than done. [as quoted by Alfred E Neuman]

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lou Holtz

I follow three rules: Do the right thing, do the best you can, and always show people you care.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lou Holtz

I don't think we can win every game. Just the next one.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Lou Holtz

To win a national championship, you've got to be a little lucky.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lou Holtz

Don't be a spectator, don't let life pass you by

By Anonym 14 Sep

Lou Holtz

I've never known anybody to achieve anything without overcoming adversity.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lou Holtz

If you continually ask yourself, "What's important now?", you won't waste time on the trivial.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lou Holtz

I do think coaches need to get away from the game more, though. It's good for them.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Lou Holtz

Ya know, Hitler was a great leader, too.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lou Holtz

I never learn anything talking. I only learn things when I ask questions.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lou Holtz

A lifetime contract for a coach means if you're ahead in the third quarter and moving the ball, they can't fire you.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Lou Holtz

People eyeing you as a potential leader tend to ask three questions: Are you committed? Do you care about me? Can I trust you?

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lou Holtz

If what you did yesterday seems big, you haven't done anything today.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lou Holtz

Everyone goes through adversity in life, but what matters is how you learn from it.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Lou Holtz

You will never be indecisive if you know your purpose.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Lou Holtz

What you are capable of achieving is determined by your talent and ability. What you attempt to do is determined by your motivation. How well you do something is determined by your attitude.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lou Holtz

Everyone wants to win on Saturday afternoon when the game is played.  It’s what you do the other six days that decides the outcome

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lou Holtz

Don't let failure get you down. Babe Ruth struck out over 1,300 times.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Lou Holtz

I won't accept anything less than the best a player's capable of doing... and he has the right to expect the best that I can do for him and the team!

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lou Holtz

All my life, I've been trying to make a hole-in-one. The closest I've come is a bogey.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lou Holtz

I'm not a disciplinarian. I simply enforce other people's decisions.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lou Holtz

Don't ever promise more than you can deliver, but always deliver more than you promise.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lou Holtz

How do you know what it's like to be stupid if you've never been smart?

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lou Holtz

Do right. Do your best. Treat others as you want to be treated.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lou Holtz

All you need is something to say, and a burning desire to say it... it doesn't matter where your hands are.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Lou Holtz

One reason I won't compromise is because I believe honesty helps you win over the long haul. You can win a game tomorrow and lose a team. You can lose a game tomorrow and win a football team.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lou Holtz

Don't tell me how rocky the sea is, just bring the ship in.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Lou Holtz

You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Lou Holtz

The answer is surprisingly simple. Just do right. Live an honorable life.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lou Holtz

All an agent is going to do is buy things for a player, damage his eligibility, and make the player dependent on them.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lou Holtz

I'd say handling people is the most important thing you can do as a coach. I've found every time I've gotten into trouble with a player, it's because I wasn't talking to him enough.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Lou Holtz

The team that's on defense first (in overtime) has the advantage because they know whether they need a touchdown a field goal or just a score.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lou Holtz

How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lou Holtz

If you don't make a total commitment to whatever you are doing, then you start looking to bail out the first time the boat starts leaking.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Lou Holtz

Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lou Holtz

I look at athletes in all sports and try to picture what kind of football player they'd be, what position they'd play and so on.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Lou Holtz

My philosophy in life is, Decide what you want to do. You have to have something to hope for.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Lou Holtz

When all is said and done, more is said than done.

By Anonym 13 Sep

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?

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lou Holtz

Don't ever ask a player to do something he doesn't have the ability to do. He'll just question your ability as a coach, not his as an athlete.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lou Holtz

Don't tell your problems to people: eighty percent don't care; and the other twenty percent are glad you have them.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Lou Holtz

My athletes always follow my advice... unless it conflicts with what that they want to do.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lou Holtz

I feel that God wants me to coach; otherwise, he wouldn't have put the desire in me.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lou Holtz

Absolutely. There are a 1000 better coaches in the cities, but I'm the best in the country.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Lou Holtz

I used to pray that God would make me a great athlete, and He never did.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Lou Holtz

It's good to be successful but it's great to be significant

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lou Holtz

I don't drink water, haven't drank water in 40 years.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Lou Holtz

When I work a game as an analyst, all I do is look at the game like a coach. Why was something successful? What makes it work? I just try to use my expertise and whatever insight I have to the game.

By Anonym 16 Sep

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.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Lou Holtz

Had I been a great athlete, I'm not sure I would have even gone into coaching. I may have turned out feeling that my life ended when my athletic career ended, as happens so many times with various athletes.