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

— Lou Holtz

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

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

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

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Lou Holtz quote Quitting is a permanent solution to a te

Quitting is a permanent solution to a temporary problem.

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The answers to these questions will determine your success or failure.

1) Can people trust me to do what's right? 2) Am I committed to doing my best? 3) Do I care about other people and show it? If the answers to these questions are yes, there is no way you can fail.

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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.

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Remember. Every day, some ordinary person does something extraordinary. Today, it's your turn.

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Lou Holtz quote I can't believe that God put us on this

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

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Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.

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

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Teamwork is the foundation of success.

The three universal questions that an individual asks of his coach, player, employee, employer are: Can I trust you? Are you committed to excellence? And, do you care about me?

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Lou Holtz quote It's not the load that breaks you down,

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

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Winners embrace hard work. They love the discipline of it, the trade-off they're making to win. Losers, on the other hand, see it as punishment. And that's the difference.

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

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

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About Lou Holtz

Quotes 216 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Coach
Birthday January 6, 1937

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

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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.

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

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

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Life is 10 percent what happens to you and 90 percent how you respond to it.

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You were not born a winner, and you were not born a loser. You are what you make yourself be.

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Everybody is looking for instant success, but it doesn't work that way.

You build a successful life one day at a time.

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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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The standards you establish for others must reflect the standards you set for yourself. No one will follow a hypocrite.

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It always amazes me that spectators want to coach, coaches want to officiate, and officials just want to watch the game

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Attitude determines how well you do it.

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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.

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No one has ever drowned in sweat.

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There are certain things in this world we all have in common such as time.

Everybody has sixty seconds to a minute, sixty minutes to an hour, twenty-four hours to a day. The difference is what we do with that time and how we use it.

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Do what's right. Be on time, be polite, and be honest; remain free from drugs; and if you have any questions, get out your Bible. 2. Do your best. Mediocrity is unacceptable when you are capable of doing better. 3. Treat others as you want to be treated. Practice love and understanding.

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

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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.

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

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

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It's always better to face the truth, no matter how uncomfortable, than to continue coddling a lie.

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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.

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

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Nothing is as good as it seems and nothing is as bad, but somewhere between reality falls.

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Do what's right! Do the best you can and treat others the way you want to be treated because they will ask three questions: (1) Can I trust you? (2) Are you committed? (3) Do you care about me as a person?

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

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All winning teams are goal-oriented. Teams like these win consistently because everyone connected with them concentrates on specific objectives. They go about their business with blinders on; nothing will distract them from achieving their aims.

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I follow three rules: Do the right thing, do the best you can, and always show people you care. You’ve got to make a sincere attempt to have the right goals to begin with, then go after them with appropriate effort, and remember that you can’t really achieve anything great without the help of others.

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It's the extra effort after you have done your best that creates victory.

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I think everyone should experience defeat at least once during their career.

You learn a lot from it.

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You will never be indecisive if you know your purpose.

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

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You must have dreams and goals if you are ever going to achieve anything in this world.

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

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Those who know Notre Dame, no explanation’s necessary.

Those who don’t, no explanation will suffice.

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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.

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The only people who aren't going to be criticized are those who do absolutely nothing

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I can't explain why a bride buys her wedding dress, whereas a groom rents his tux.

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