Quotes by Lou Holtz

"It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it."
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"You'll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him."
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"You're never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you're never as bad as they say when you lose."
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"Never tell your problems to anyone...20% don't care and the other 80% are glad you have them."
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"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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Books by Lou Holtz

  • Coaching Wisdom
  • 27 ratings
  • July 29th 2013 by Sellers Publishing Inc

    (first published March 1st 2012)

Lou Holtz
  • Lou Holtz

  • Description: Louis Leo "Lou" Holtz (born January 6, 1937) is a retired American football coach, and active sportscaster, author, and motivational speaker. He served as the head football coach at The College of William & Mary (1969–1971), North Carolina State University (1972–1975), the University of Arkansas (1977–1983), the University of Minnesota (1984–1985), the University of Notre Dame (1986–1996), and University of South Carolina (1999–2004), compiling a career record of 249–132–7. Holtz's 1988 Notre Dame team went 12–0 with a victory in the Fiesta Bowl and was the consensus national champion. Holtz is the only college football coach to lead six different programs to bowl games and the only coach to guide four different programs to the final top 20 rankings. Holtz also coached the New York Jets of the NFL during the 1976 season.

    Over the years, the slender, bespectacled Holtz has become known for his quick wit and ability to inspire players. In 2005, Holtz joined ESPN as a college football analyst. On May 1, 2008, Holtz was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame. Holtz is a master motivational speaker and a former analyst for CBS Sports. Lou Holtz and his wife, Beth, are parents to four grown children.

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