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Louis Leo Holtz (born January 6, 1937) is a former American football player, coach, and analyst. He served as the head football coach at The College of William & Mary (1969–1971), North Carolina State University (1972–1975), the New York Jets (1976), the University of Arkansas (1977–1983), the University of Minnesota (1984–1985), the University of Notre Dame (1986–1996), and the 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.

In 2005, Holtz joined ESPN as a college football analyst. On May 1, 2008, Holtz was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame.

quote by Lou Holtz: We have an obligation to help people that cannot help themselves. The mentally retarded, the physically retarded, et cetera. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: We have an obligation to help people that cannot help themselves. The mentally retarded, the physica...

We have an obligation to help people that cannot help themselves. The mentally retarded, the physically retarded, et cetera.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: Give your players something they can physically do -- don't ask them to do something they can't do. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: Give your players something they can physically do -- don't ask them to do something they can't do....

Give your players something they can physically do -- don't ask them to do something they can't do.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: All winning teams are goal oriented. Teams like these win consistently because everyone connected with them concentrates on specific object… with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: All winning teams are goal oriented. Teams like these win consistently because everyone connected wi...

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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quote by Lou Holtz: Only the unprepared are overcome by pressure. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: Only the unprepared are overcome by pressure....

Only the unprepared are overcome by pressure.

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quote by Lou Holtz: I think everyone should experience defeat at least once during their career. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: I think everyone should experience defeat at least once during their career....

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

--Lou Holtz

Longer Version:

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


quote by 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 athle… with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: Don't ever ask a player to do something he doesn't have the ability to do. He'll just question your ...

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.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: After winning, most teams become individuals; most teams become complacent. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: After winning, most teams become individuals; most teams become complacent....

After winning, most teams become individuals; most teams become complacent.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: Do right. Do your best. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: Do right. Do your best....

Do right. Do your best.

--Lou Holtz

Longer Version:

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


quote by Lou Holtz: It was a great game if you don't care who won. I cared. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: It was a great game if you don't care who won. I cared....

It was a great game if you don't care who won. I cared.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: You will never be indecisive if you know your purpose. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: You will never be indecisive if you know your purpose....

You will never be indecisive if you know your purpose.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: All I've seen agents do is talk players into having bad senior seasons because they're trying to keep themselves from getting injured. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: All I've seen agents do is talk players into having bad senior seasons because they're trying to kee...

All I've seen agents do is talk players into having bad senior seasons because they're trying to keep themselves from getting injured.

--Lou Holtz

quote by Lou Holtz: Don't let failure get you down. Babe Ruth struck out over 1,300 times. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: Don't let failure get you down. Babe Ruth struck out over 1,300 times....

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

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: The only people who aren't going to be criticized are those who do absolutely nothing. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: The only people who aren't going to be criticized are those who do absolutely nothing....

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

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: Broadcasting is easy; you just talk until you think of something to say. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: Broadcasting is easy; you just talk until you think of something to say....

Broadcasting is easy; you just talk until you think of something to say.

--Lou Holtz

quote by Lou Holtz: Those who know Notre Dame, no explanation's necessary. Those who don't, no explanation will suffice. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: Those who know Notre Dame, no explanation's necessary. Those who don't, no explanation will suffice....

Those who know Notre Dame, no explanation's necessary. Those who don't, no explanation will suffice.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: Build your empire on the firm foundation of the fundamentals. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: Build your empire on the firm foundation of the fundamentals....

Build your empire on the firm foundation of the fundamentals.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: You've got to have great athletes to win, I don't care who the coach is. You can't win without good athletes but you can lose with them. Th… with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: You've got to have great athletes to win, I don't care who the coach is. You can't win without good ...

You've got to have great athletes to win, I don't care who the coach is. You can't win without good athletes but you can lose with them. This is where coaching makes the difference.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: ESPN is a great organization to work for. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: ESPN is a great organization to work for....

ESPN is a great organization to work for.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: All my life, I've been trying to make a hole-in-one. The closest I've come is a bogey. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: All my life, I've been trying to make a hole-in-one. The closest I've come is a bogey....

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

--Lou Holtz
quote by 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? with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: People eyeing you as a potential leader tend to ask three questions: Are you committed? Do you care ...

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

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: 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… with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: Do what's right! Do the best you can and treat others the way you want to be treated because they wi...

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?

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: I believe your attitude is the most important choice you can make. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: I believe your attitude is the most important choice you can make....

I believe your attitude is the most important choice you can make.

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quote by Lou Holtz: To my wife 'I told you I was sick.' with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: To my wife 'I told you I was sick.'...

To my wife 'I told you I was sick.'

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: Never tell your problems to anyone...20% don't care and the other 80% are glad you have them. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: Never tell your problems to anyone...20% don't care and the other 80% are glad you have them....

Never tell your problems to anyone...20% don't care and the other 80% are glad you have them.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: 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 hou… with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: There are certain things in this world we all have in common such as time. Everybody has sixty secon...

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.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: All you need is something to say, and a burning desire to say it... it doesn't matter where your hands are. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: All you need is something to say, and a burning desire to say it... it doesn't matter where your han...

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

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: The freedom to do your own thing ends when you have obligations and responsibilities. If you want to fail yourself -- you can -- but you ca… with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: The freedom to do your own thing ends when you have obligations and responsibilities. If you want to...

The freedom to do your own thing ends when you have obligations and responsibilities. If you want to fail yourself -- you can -- but you cannot do your own thing if you have responsibilities to team members.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: I don't think we can win every game. Just the next one. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: I don't think we can win every game. Just the next one....

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

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: No, but you can see it from here. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: No, but you can see it from here....

No, but you can see it from here.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: So many times people are afraid of competition, when it should bring out the best in us. We all have talents and abilities, so why be intim… with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: So many times people are afraid of competition, when it should bring out the best in us. We all have...

So many times people are afraid of competition, when it should bring out the best in us. We all have talents and abilities, so why be intimidated by other people's skills?

--Lou Holtz
quote by 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… with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: I'd say handling people is the most important thing you can do as a coach. I've found every time I'v...

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.

--Lou Holtz
quote by 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 sco… with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: The team that's on defense first (in overtime) has the advantage because they know whether they need...

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.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: I can't explain why a bride buys her wedding dress, whereas a groom rents his tux. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: I can't explain why a bride buys her wedding dress, whereas a groom rents his tux....

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

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: What's important now? -- To evaluate the past, focus on the future, and tell you what you have to do in the present. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: What's important now? -- To evaluate the past, focus on the future, and tell you what you have to do...

What's important now? -- To evaluate the past, focus on the future, and tell you what you have to do in the present.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: They say a tie is like kissing your sister. I guess that is better than kissing your brother. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: They say a tie is like kissing your sister. I guess that is better than kissing your brother....

They say a tie is like kissing your sister. I guess that is better than kissing your brother.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: We have an obligation to help people that cannot help themselves. The mentally retarded, the physically retarded, et cetera. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: We have an obligation to help people that cannot help themselves. The mentally retarded, the physica...

We have an obligation to help people that cannot help themselves. The mentally retarded, the physically retarded, et cetera.

--Lou Holtz
quote by 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. Y… with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: One reason I won't compromise is because I believe honesty helps you win over the long haul. You can...

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.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: Remember. Every day, some ordinary person does something extraordinary. Today, it's your turn. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: Remember. Every day, some ordinary person does something extraordinary. Today, it's your turn....

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

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: So what if someone wrote your obituary... that doesn't mean you are obligated to die. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: So what if someone wrote your obituary... that doesn't mean you are obligated to die....

So what if someone wrote your obituary... that doesn't mean you are obligated to die.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song....

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

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: You build a successful life a day at a time. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: You build a successful life a day at a time....

You build a successful life a day at a time.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: I've followed Notre Dame football since 1946, when I listened on the radio and Johnny Lujack tackled Doc Blanchard in the open field to pre… with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: I've followed Notre Dame football since 1946, when I listened on the radio and Johnny Lujack tackled...

I've followed Notre Dame football since 1946, when I listened on the radio and Johnny Lujack tackled Doc Blanchard in the open field to preserve a 0-0 tie.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: It's a better view if you're standing up than if you're laying down. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: It's a better view if you're standing up than if you're laying down....

It's a better view if you're standing up than if you're laying down.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: Teamwork is the foundation of success. The three universal questions that an individual asks of his coach, player, employee, employer are: … with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: Teamwork is the foundation of success. The three universal questions that an individual asks of his ...

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?

--Lou Holtz
quote by 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. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: If you don't make a total commitment to whatever you are doing, then you start looking to bail out t...

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.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: The standards you establish for others must reflect the standards you set for yourself. No one will follow a hypocrite. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: The standards you establish for others must reflect the standards you set for yourself. No one will ...

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

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: Nothing is as good as it seems and nothing is as bad, but somewhere between reality falls. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: Nothing is as good as it seems and nothing is as bad, but somewhere between reality falls....

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

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: You might not be able to outthink, outmarket or outspend your competition, but you can outwork them. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: You might not be able to outthink, outmarket or outspend your competition, but you can outwork them....

You might not be able to outthink, outmarket or outspend your competition, but you can outwork them.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: I've never known anybody to achieve anything without overcoming adversity. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: I've never known anybody to achieve anything without overcoming adversity....

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

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do… with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Y...

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.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: No matter how bad someone has it, there are others who have it worse. Remembering that makes life a lot easier and allows you to take pleas… with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: No matter how bad someone has it, there are others who have it worse. Remembering that makes life a ...

No matter how bad someone has it, there are others who have it worse. Remembering that makes life a lot easier and allows you to take pleasure in the blessings you have been given.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: Your neighbors will make judgments about you based on how your lawn and house look, and people who see you passing will judge you based on … with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: Your neighbors will make judgments about you based on how your lawn and house look, and people who s...

Your neighbors will make judgments about you based on how your lawn and house look, and people who see you passing will judge you based on how clean you keep your car. It's not always fair, but it has always been true. Appearances matter, so make yours a good one.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: You were not born a winner, and you were not born a loser. You are what you make yourself be. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: You were not born a winner, and you were not born a loser. You are what you make yourself be....

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

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: Attitude determines how well you do it. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: Attitude determines how well you do it....

Attitude determines how well you do it.

--Lou Holtz

quote by Lou Holtz: Patience isn't a virtue; it's a necessity. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: Patience isn't a virtue; it's a necessity....

Patience isn't a virtue; it's a necessity.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: Life is 10 percent what happens to you and 90 percent how you respond to it. with background image:

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

--Lou Holtz

quote by Lou Holtz: I'll assure you this: I will have nothing to do with politics. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: I'll assure you this: I will have nothing to do with politics....

I'll assure you this: I will have nothing to do with politics.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: My wife doesn't even want to spend 2 hours with me. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: My wife doesn't even want to spend 2 hours with me....

My wife doesn't even want to spend 2 hours with me.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: I don't drink water, haven't drank water in 40 years. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: I don't drink water, haven't drank water in 40 years....

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

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: When I work a game as an analyst, all I do is look at the game like a coach. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: When I work a game as an analyst, all I do is look at the game like a coach....

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

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: When I die, and people realize that I will not be resurrected in three days, they will forget me. That is the way it should be. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: When I die, and people realize that I will not be resurrected in three days, they will forget me. Th...

When I die, and people realize that I will not be resurrected in three days, they will forget me. That is the way it should be.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: I believe -- we all pay taxes. I'm happy to pay it, but I hate to have it abused, money wasted, no accountability. That's going to bother y… with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: I believe -- we all pay taxes. I'm happy to pay it, but I hate to have it abused, money wasted, no a...

I believe -- we all pay taxes. I'm happy to pay it, but I hate to have it abused, money wasted, no accountability. That's going to bother you.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: I think life is a matter of choices and that wherever we are, good or bad, is because of choices we make. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: I think life is a matter of choices and that wherever we are, good or bad, is because of choices we ...

I think life is a matter of choices and that wherever we are, good or bad, is because of choices we make.

--Lou Holtz
quote by 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. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: I look at athletes in all sports and try to picture what kind of football player they'd be, what pos...

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.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: Don't run if you can walk. Don't walk if you can stand. Don't stand if you can sit. Don't sit if you can lie down. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: Don't run if you can walk. Don't walk if you can stand. Don't stand if you can sit. Don't sit if you...

Don't run if you can walk. Don't walk if you can stand. Don't stand if you can sit. Don't sit if you can lie down.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: I'm so old, I don't buy green bananas any more. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: I'm so old, I don't buy green bananas any more....

I'm so old, I don't buy green bananas any more.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: Nothing on this earth is standing still. It's either growing or it's dying. No matter if it's a tree or a human being. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: Nothing on this earth is standing still. It's either growing or it's dying. No matter if it's a tree...

Nothing on this earth is standing still. It's either growing or it's dying. No matter if it's a tree or a human being.

--Lou Holtz

quote by Lou Holtz: No matter what happens on the field, getting an education makes you a winner. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: No matter what happens on the field, getting an education makes you a winner....

No matter what happens on the field, getting an education makes you a winner.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: I do think coaches need to get away from the game more, though. It's good for them. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: I do think coaches need to get away from the game more, though. It's good for them....

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

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: If you burn your neighbors house down, it doesn't make your house look any better. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: If you burn your neighbors house down, it doesn't make your house look any better....

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

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: The man who complains about the way the ball bounces is likely the one who dropped it. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: The man who complains about the way the ball bounces is likely the one who dropped it....

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

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: I think that everybody needs four things in life. Everybody needs something to do regardless of age. Everybody needs someone to love. Every… with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: I think that everybody needs four things in life. Everybody needs something to do regardless of age....

I think that everybody needs four things in life. Everybody needs something to do regardless of age. Everybody needs someone to love. Everybody needs something to hope for, and, of course, everybody needs someone to believe in.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: At home I have a copy of the April 21, 1986, issue of 'Sports Illustrated.' I'm on the cover with the blurb, 'Can Lou Do It?' I'd just arri… with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: At home I have a copy of the April 21, 1986, issue of 'Sports Illustrated.' I'm on the cover with th...

At home I have a copy of the April 21, 1986, issue of 'Sports Illustrated.' I'm on the cover with the blurb, 'Can Lou Do It?' I'd just arrived at Notre Dame, and with spring football underway, I was the focal point of that week's coverage.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: I give opinions, not advice. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: I give opinions, not advice....

I give opinions, not advice.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: If he's got golf clubs in his truck or a camper in his driveway, I don't hire him. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: If he's got golf clubs in his truck or a camper in his driveway, I don't hire him....

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

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: You'll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: You'll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him....

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

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: If Tiger Woods had played football, he would have been a quarterback. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: If Tiger Woods had played football, he would have been a quarterback....

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

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: I was raised in a religious environment, and my wife is one of the more religious people that I have ever known. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: I was raised in a religious environment, and my wife is one of the more religious people that I have...

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

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: As a coach, one thing that used to frustrate me was one player would make a bad decision, and that's all you would read about in the papers… with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: As a coach, one thing that used to frustrate me was one player would make a bad decision, and that's...

As a coach, one thing that used to frustrate me was one player would make a bad decision, and that's all you would read about in the papers all over the country. We have so many athletes do so many wonderful things for other people, and you never read about it.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: I have no desire at all to become the winningest coach at Notre Dame. The record belongs to Knute Rockne or some other coach in the future. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: I have no desire at all to become the winningest coach at Notre Dame. The record belongs to Knute Ro...

I have no desire at all to become the winningest coach at Notre Dame. The record belongs to Knute Rockne or some other coach in the future.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: The University of Notre Dame does not redshirt, and I endorse that policy completely. I am very much in favor of redshirting, but not at No… with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: The University of Notre Dame does not redshirt, and I endorse that policy completely. I am very much...

The University of Notre Dame does not redshirt, and I endorse that policy completely. I am very much in favor of redshirting, but not at Notre Dame. But there's no doubt about it. It puts us at a huge disadvantage.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: If you try to fight the course, it will beat you. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: If you try to fight the course, it will beat you....

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

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: I do know this: God does answer your prayers, but it's not always in the way you expect. God knows what's best for us, though, so there's n… with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: I do know this: God does answer your prayers, but it's not always in the way you expect. God knows w...

I do know this: God does answer your prayers, but it's not always in the way you expect. God knows what's best for us, though, so there's no need to worry when things don't go how we originally wanted them to go.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: I look like I have beriberi and scurvy. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: I look like I have beriberi and scurvy....

I look like I have beriberi and scurvy.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: If you look at the history of Notre Dame, if you hire a coach who's been successful at another college program, they're going to be ultra s… with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: If you look at the history of Notre Dame, if you hire a coach who's been successful at another colle...

If you look at the history of Notre Dame, if you hire a coach who's been successful at another college program, they're going to be ultra successful at Notre Dame because the talent will always be there.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: 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. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: If you're bored with life -- you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things -- yo...

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.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: When people need love and understanding and support the most is when they deserve it the least. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: When people need love and understanding and support the most is when they deserve it the least....

When people need love and understanding and support the most is when they deserve it the least.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: I'm proud to be part of the Dr. Pepper Scholarship Giveaway. It's a great program that gives me the chance to brighten the day for some luc… with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: I'm proud to be part of the Dr. Pepper Scholarship Giveaway. It's a great program that gives me the ...

I'm proud to be part of the Dr. Pepper Scholarship Giveaway. It's a great program that gives me the chance to brighten the day for some lucky college students with free tuition.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: I never learn anything talking. I only learn things when I ask questions. with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: I never learn anything talking. I only learn things when I ask questions....

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

--Lou Holtz
quote by 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. with background image:

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.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: 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 punish… with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: Winners embrace hard work. They love the discipline of it, the trade-off they're making to win. Lose...

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.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: You aren't going to find anybody that's going to be successful without making a sacrifice and without perseverance. with background image:

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

--Lou Holtz

quote by Lou Holtz: I was born January 6, 1937, eight years after Wall Street crashed and two years before John Steinbeck published The Grapes of Wrath, his Pu… with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: I was born January 6, 1937, eight years after Wall Street crashed and two years before John Steinbec...

I was born January 6, 1937, eight years after Wall Street crashed and two years before John Steinbeck published The Grapes of Wrath, his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about the plight of a family during the Great Depression.

--Lou Holtz
quote by Lou Holtz: Successful people will always tell you you can do something. It's the people who have never accomplished anything who will always discourag… with background image: photo of author Lou Holtz with quote: Successful people will always tell you you can do something. It's the people who have never accompli...

Successful people will always tell you you can do something. It's the people who have never accomplished anything who will always discourage you from trying to achieve excellent things.

--Lou Holtz

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