Lou Holtz Quotes (31 quotes)
“Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.”
Paraphrase. Source: Winning Every Day, Lou Holtz, HarperCollins, 2009 - ISBN: 9780061757594. Often attributed to Raymond Chandler.
“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.”
Winning Every Day, Lou Holtz, HarperCollins, 2009 - ISBN: 9780061757594
“A lifetime contract for a coach means if you're ahead in the third quarter and moving the ball, they can't fire you.”
As reported in: "What They Said in 1978: The Yearbook of World Opinion" (1979), p. 459
As quoted in the book: "What It Takes to Be #1: Vince Lombardi on Leadership", McGraw Hill Professional, 2003, p. 200 - ISBN: 9780071420365
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsLou Holtz
Born: January 6, 1937 (age 81)
Bio: Louis Leo Lou Holtz 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, North Carolina State University, the University of Arkansas, the University of Minnesota, the University of Notre Dame, and the University of South Carolina, compiling a career record of 249 132 7.
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