Lou Holtz

Lou Holtz

Louis Leo "Lou" Holtz (born January 6, 1937) is a former American football player, coach, and analyst. 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. 

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

A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.

I can't believe that God put us on this earth to be ordinary.

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.

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

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

I think that we have opportunities all around us - sometimes we just don't recognize them.

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

I just have an enthusiasm for life.

When I work a game as an analyst all I do is look at the game like a coach.

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

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

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

My first assistant-coaching job in football was at William & Mary in 1961.

You'll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him.

The problem with having a sense of humor is often that people you use it on aren't in a very good mood.

It's not the load that breaks you down it's the way you carry it.

If Tiger Woods had played football he would have been a quarterback.

I believe that having a spiritual life is so important in everybody's life.

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

You aren't going to find anybody that's going to be successful without making a sacrifice and without perseverance.

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

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.

In the successful organization no detail is too small to escape close attention.

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

I give opinions not advice.

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

If you try to fight the course it will beat you.

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

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

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

See winners embrace hard work.

On this team we're all united in a common goal: to keep my job.

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

It is a fine thing to have ability but the ability to discover ability in others is the true test.

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

No one has ever drowned in sweat.

I was raised in a religious environment and my wife is one of the more religious people that I have ever known.

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

I don't exercise.

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

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

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.

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

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