45+ Best Volleyball Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Volleyball is a game in which two teams use their hands to hit a large ball backwards and forwards over a high net without allowing the ball to touch the ground. Profoundly inspirational volleyball quotes will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

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Famous Volleyball Quotes

Volleyball: It’s in your heart; or it’s in your face. — Unknown Author

Volleyball is my life, everything else is just details. — Unknown Author

Once you get the taste of ruining somebody’s great hit, it stays with you. And it changes the game. A great defensive play is worth about five points in emotion. — Caren Kemner

Being a volleyball player is what I was born to do.  I loved every day of it.  I loved every practice, every weight training, every video meeting, every match!  I loved playing in front of people.  I loved entertaining them. With all of that go along very high expectations!  Some players do not like that. They don’t want the stress and pressure from the club to win. I loved it. I knew that it was NOT acceptable to lose. — Lloy Ball

Volleyball is one of the most interactive games going. It is a game of intuition, imagination, improvisation – but most of all, of reciprocity – of teamwork. There is no way to free-lance in volleyball. — Marv Dunphy

I love that our sport is sexy. I think it is appropriately so. — Kerri Walsh

Anyone can support a team that is winning – it takes no courage. But to stand behind a team, to defend a team when it is down and really needs you, that takes a lot of courage. — Bart Starr

Volleyball is not just a sport, it’s a way to express your anger without hurting someone. — Unknown Author

You learn you can do your best even when it’s hard, even when you’re tired and maybe hurting a little bit. It feels good to show some courage. — Joe Namath

I was too pretty to be a cheerleader so I became a volleyball player. — Unknown

Be a leader. A setter should be high energy. It’s important that you learn how to give positive, constructive criticism. It’s crucial that you make your teammates feel comfortable. You should never be the most silent player in the gym. —  Lindsey Berg

My coach tells me to give about 75% to volleyball. If I give 100%, my serve will kill someone, and my coach doesn’t want to deal with the paperwork. — Unknown Author

The beach game taught me great lessons about how to elevate the play of my teammate, or teammates, and how to anticipate and expect the ball so much more than the indoor game ever could. It taught me – even forced me – to be a much better-all-around player. — Karch Kiraly

Volleyball is the sport through which I am able to express my God-given talents of being an athlete. It is a sport which involves relating, pushing, and encouraging your teammates. — David Beard

Anyone serious about playing indoor, you should play outdoor. — Sean Scott

Somewhere behind the athlete you’ve become, and the hours of practice, and the coaches who have pushed you is a little girl who fell in love with the game and never looked back… play for her. — Mia Hamm

No volleyball play can begin without a serve, and the serve is the only technique that is totally under your control. In other endeavors, you cannot succeed without believing in yourself, and that belief is completely under your control. — Karch Kiraly

Team guts always beats individual greatness. — Bob Zuppke

There is pressure on every play. You can’t make a mistake, but that also means your opponent can’t make a mistake. It makes the matches more exciting to watch. — Holly McPeak

You can’t just beat a team, you have to leave a lasting impression in their minds so they never want to see you again. — Mia Hamm

Volleyball was the hardest thing I’ve ever had to do. — Liam Hemsworth

It was unbelievable. It was so great to work like that and be able to pull it out at the very end. We played so well together, helping each other out at just the right time. We never gave up and it all worked out better than we could have hoped for against such great opposition. We were in one of the toughest matches I’ve ever played. — Sarrah Stratton

Volleyball is one of the most interactive games going. It is a game of intuition, imagination, improvisation – but most of all, of reciprocity – of teamwork. There is no way to freelance in volleyball. — Marv Dunphy

I got the nickname Spitfire for a reason. I burned inside to play volleyball. I loved the competition of it. — Summer Altice

If you don’t succeed it doesn’t mean you are a failure. If you do succeed it doesn’t mean that you are king of the world. — David Beard

Volleyball is more than a sport, it’s a way of life. — Unknown Author

It takes a lot of hard work and dedication just like any pro sport. Especially for beach volleyball you don’t have to be tall or as fast as other sports. You just have to have the skills. — Misty May-Treanor

I would like to instill in people just to work hard. As long as they keep at it, their dreams will happen. — Misty May-Treanor

All the talent in the world won’t take you anywhere without your teammates. — Unknown

I’m stronger than I think I am. Mentally, physically. — Misty May-Treanor

There’s only one way to prepare for playing beach volleyball, and that’s by getting in the sand. — Kerri Walsh Jennings

Volleyball: Invented by men, perfected by women. — Unknown Author

You don’t coach to win necessarily. You’d like to win, but you need to see most of your players, especially the ones competing for starting positions. This is the start of evaluation for next fall. We’ll establish a depth chart starting now. — Dave Shoji

Bump, Set, Spike it. That’s the way we like it! — Unknown

Volleyball has allowed me to travel throughout the world, to see so many interesting places, to meet so many interesting people including my husband and three presidents. — Debbie Green

Breathe, believe, and battle. My former coach, Troy Tanner, told us that before each match. Breathe – be in the moment. Believe – have faith that you can rise above it. Battle – you gotta be prepared to go for as long as it takes. — Kerri Walsh

Volleyball anchored me at a time in my life when I needed it. It gave me a reason for being this big, big girl. — Gabrielle Reece

A good team can win a volleyball game when they are ahead, but only a great team can win when they are behind. — Unknown Author

Kerri and I stay motivated because we hate to lose. What’s great about beach volleyball is you can always find something to get better at. I don’t think about losing. It could happen. I just go out there and play. I couldn’t tell you any numbers or winning streaks. I just go out and do it. — Misty May

If volleyball was easy it would be called football. — Unknown

You touch every other ball and, if you screw up, you only have one more person to back you up. You can’t go hide in the corner. — Kerri Walsh Jennings

Don’t ever let the ball hit the ground without a body hitting the ground with it. — Unknown Author

Volleyball is not like a formula so we must give players some freedom. — Karch Kiraly

Think positive, real volleyball happens too fast to think any other way. — John Kessel

Actions speak louder than coaches. — Unknown Author

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