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Life is ten percent what happens to you
by Lou Holtz

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

Related topics: Life Human-Nature Psychology

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

No one has ever drowned in sweat.
- Lou Holtz

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

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

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

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

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

I never learn anything talking.
I only learn things when I ask questions.
- Lou Holtz

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

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

Don't be a spectator, don't let life pass you by.
- Lou Holtz

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

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

When all is said and done, more is said than done.
- Lou Holtz

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

Motivation is simple.
You eliminate those who are not motivated.
- Lou Holtz

In the successful organization, no detail is too small
to escape close attention.
- Lou Holtz

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

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

Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life's burdens are lighter when I laugh at myself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is really simple,
but we insist on making it complicated.
- Confucius

Life is a reflection of intent.
Love reflects love.
Hate reflects hate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The book of life is filled with incoherent riddles.
Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a succession of lessons
which must be lived to be understood.
- Helen Keller

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...
It's about learning to Dance in the Rain.
- Vivian Greene

Bringing a childlike wonder
and a beginner's mind to life
maximizes both success and joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The life of inner peace,
being harmonious and without stress,
is the easiest type of existence.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

Life is always lived in the eye-of-the-storm
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Beware the Rattlesnake of the Mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz)

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again,
but expecting different results.
- Rita Mae Brown, also attributed to Einstein

Forgiveness is an act of self-love and respect.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Anger is like a thorn in the heart.
- Yiddish Proverb

If you aren't in the moment,
you are either looking forward to uncertainty,
or back to pain and regret.
- Jim Carrey

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton

We don't see things as they are,
we see things as we are.
- Anais Nin

He who knows others is wise.
He who knows himself is enlightened.
- Lao Tzu

Happiness depends upon ourselves.
- Aristotle

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller

Happiness walks on busy feet.
- Kitte Turmell

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Change what you see,
by changing how you see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness cannot thrive within the prison of obligation
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Life's real lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A life lived in fear is a life half lived.
- Anonymous

Life is too important to be taken seriously.
- Oscar Wilde

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today is your day to paint life in bold colors;
set today's rhythm with your heart-drum;
walk today's march with courage;
create today as your celebration of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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