Volleyball Quotes for Volleyball Players

A few dozen inspirational volleyball quotes to help you stay on track to becoming the best player you can be. Let’s start off with a great motivational volleyball video:

“Practice does NOT make perfect. Practice makes permanent. PERFECT practice makes perfect.”

“Practice perfect today, play like a champion tomorrow.”

“You can hit on us… but you can’t score.”

“All I want out of life is that when I walk down the street folks will say, ‘There goes the greatest hitter that ever lived.'” – Ted Williams

“Jump set, back set, one set, two set, if setting were easy, they might let you set!”

“You thought it was hard receiving my serve … wait until you see me spike it right through your hands!”

“Don’t let the ball hit the ground without a body hitting the ground with it.”

“Pain goes away, pride lasts forever.”

“The only thing that makes a good day better is volleyball.”

“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

“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.”

“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 Haam

“Teamwork makes the dream work.”

“If volleyball was easy it would be called football.”

“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.” – Darrel Royal

“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.”

“If you can bang, you can hang.”

“I bust mine so I can kick yours.”

“Volleyball: Invented by men, perfected by women.”

“Our game is tighter than our spandex.”

“I am so good your mom cheers for me.”

“Excuses are just like loses. Everyone has them except the champions.”

“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

“I was too pretty to be a cheerleader so I became a volleyball player.”

“The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.” – Vincent T. Lombardi

“The key is not the “will to win” – everybody has that. It is the will to prepare to win that is important.” – Bobby Knight

“Don’t just beat them, make a lasting impression that makes them never want to see your face again.” – Mia Haam

“Volleyball… That sweaty, expensive, time consuming habit… you gotta love it.”

“I’ve always believed that if you put in the work, the results will come. I don’t do things half-heartedly. Because I know if I do, then I can expect half-hearted results.” – Michael Jordan

“A hard practice makes an easy game.”

“We’re the reason your coach makes you practice.”

“When somebody says volleyball is easy you suddenly turn into a star boxer because no one insults your sport and gets away with it.”

“The winners in life think in terms of I can, I will and I am. Losers on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have done, would have done, and what they can’t do.” – Dennis Waitley

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

“Be bold. If you are going to make an error, make a doozy, and don’t be afraid to hit the ball.” – Billie Jean King

“A good team can win a volleyball game when they are ahead, a great team can win when they are behind.”

“Pass your expectations! Set the standard! Kill the competition!”

“Winning is not a sometime thing; it’s an all time thing. You don’t win once in a while, you don’t do things right once in a while, you do them right all the time. Winning is a habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.” – Vince Lombardi

“Some people say that soccer moms are crazy, but those people have never seen a volleyball mom.”

“Rejection – blocking someone so hard that it knocks grandma off the bleachers.”

Mom thinks it’s an extracurricular
My dad thinks it’s for girls
My brother thinks it’s gym class
But to me it’s love.

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