Lou Holtz Quotes On Leadership, Life, Notre Dame

Lou Holtz Quotes On Leadership, Life, Notre Dame

Louis Leo Holtz is a former football player, coach and analyst. Louis Holtz is born on January 6th 1937. He worked at the University of William & Mary (1969-1971), at North Carolina State University (1972-1975) and at New York Jets (1976), at Arkansas University (1977-1983), at Minnesota University (1984-85), at Notre Dame University (1986-96).

Lou Holtz Quotes:

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

I used to pray that God would make me a great athlete, and He never did.

Lou Holtz

Everyone goes through adversity in life, but what matters is how you learn from it.

Lou Holtz

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

Lou Holtz

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

Lou Holtz

If you made me the national commissioner of football, I’d tell you one thing that I would mandate. The second Saturday in September, we’re going to have conference day. Everybody from the SEC plays a Big 12 team. Everybody from the Big Ten is going to play the ACC. Everybody from the Big East is going to play the Pac-10.

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 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

We can all be successful and make money, but when we die, that ends. But when you are significant is when you help other people be successful. That lasts many a lifetime.

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 arrived at Notre Dame, and with spring football underway, I was the focal point of that week’s coverage.

Lou Holtz

My first assistant-coaching job in football was at William & Mary in 1961. The pay wasn’t much, so to get $300 more per year, I agreed to coach the golf team. I didn’t even know how to keep score, and really, my main job was not to wreck the van on the way to tournaments.

Lou Holtz

In golf, the player, coach and official are rolled into one, and they overlap completely. Golf really is the best microcosm of life – or at least the way life should be.

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.

Lou Holtz

An agent won’t help you get drafted higher, won’t make you win more games, and won’t make you faster or stronger.

Lou Holtz

My wife told me if there is any rumors about me, it better be about politics and not about my social life.

Lou Holtz

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

Lou Holtz

The Sisters of Notre Dame at St. Aloysius Grade School influenced my life tremendously. This was due to the fact that they encouraged you always to make sure that God is the focus of your life, and they didn’t allow you to do anything except to the very best of your ability.

Lou Holtz

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.

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 no need to worry when things don’t go how we originally wanted them to go.

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.

Lou Holtz
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