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Lou Holtz Quotes

(1937), American Football Coach

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

Category: Action

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

Category: Action

Show me someone who has done something worthwhile, and I'll show you someone who has overcome adversity.

Category: Adversity

Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.

Category: Attitude

Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.

Category: Attitude

If you're bored with life -- you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things -- you don't have enough goals.

Category: Bores And Boredom

Coaching is nothing more than eliminating mistakes before you get fired.

Category: Coaches And Coaching

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.

Category: Competition

The man who complains about the way the ball bounces is likely the one who dropped it.

Category: Complaints And Complaining

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

Category: Critics And Criticism

If you burn your neighbors house down, it doesn't make your house look any better.

Category: Critics And Criticism

I think everyone should experience defeat at least once during their career. You learn a lot from it.

Category: Defeat

If he's got golf clubs in his truck or a camper in his driveway, I don't hire him.

Category: Hiring

It's not my job to motivate players. They bring extraordinary motivation to our program. It's my job not to de-motivate them.

Category: Motivation

Motivation is simple. You eliminate those who are not motivated.

Category: Motivation