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Volleyball Quotes That Will Help You Win In Life (2022)

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These volleyball quotes will inspire you to play the sport and will help you develop sportsmanship.

Volleyball is a fantastic sport, whether you’re coaching, playing, or simply watching. It’s popular with both men and women, and it’s best played with friends and family to strengthen bonds.

Do you know when volleyball first started? Volleyball evolved from badminton and was originally known as Mintonette. William G. Morgan invented it in 1895 so that anyone, regardless of athletic ability or age, could participate.

We’ve compiled this collection of volleyball quotes to inspire you to play outside and build rapport and a sense of sportsmanship with others.

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Best Volleyball Quotes

1. “Kiss my ace!” – Anonymous

2. “You Got Served.” – Anonymous

3. “Do you want a manicure with that facial?” – Anonymous

4. “You have to be willing to fail to improve.” – Anonymous

5. “Even Cinderella can’t get to this ball.” – Anonymous

6. “Your Mom called and said you left your game at home.” – Anonymous

7. “If you wanted a soft serve, you should’ve gone to Dairy Queen.” – Anonymous

8. “A hard practice makes an easy game.” – Anonymous

9. “Volleyball is just a really intense version of, ‘Don’t let the balloon touch the floor.’” – Anonymous

10. “Volleyball: Invented by men, perfected by women.” – Anonymous

Inspirational Volleyball Quotes

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

13. “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

14. “Anyone serious about playing indoor, you should play outdoor.” – Sean Scott

15. “Champions keep playing until they get it right.” – Billie Jean King

16. “Volleyball rules are simple. If it is on the floor, pick it up and get it into the air. If it is in the air, keep it off the floor.” – John Kessel

17. “We don’t have a World Series or a Super Bowl, so to be able to come home with a gold medal is amazing. I want to do it again in four more years.” – Kerri Walsh

18. “Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence.” – Vince Lombardi

19. “If you want to stay fit, surround yourself with a couple of chicks who are fired up so that the one day you’re not, you can feed off their energy.” – Gabrielle Reece

20. “Effective blockers are unquestionably the keystone of a successful defense.” – Don Shondell

21. “Don’t measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability.” – John Wooden

22. “Whoever said, ‘It’s not whether you win or lose that counts,’ probably lost.” – Martina Navratilova

23. “Don’t fire your opponents up. If they’re down, don’t tick them off. Let them stay down.” – Sinjin Smith

24. “Take your victories, whatever they may be, cherish them, use them, but don’t settle for them.” – Mia Hamm

25. “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

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Short Volleyball Quotes

26. “Just serve it.” – Anonymous

27. “Practice like a champion.” – Anonymous

28. “Sore or sorry? You pick.” – Anonymous

29. “Meet me at the net.” – Anonymous

30. “Defend until the end.” – Anonymous

31. “The court is in session.” – Anonymous

32. “ I play volleyball; what’s your superpower?” – Anonymous

33. “Volleyball takes more than just believing.” – Anonymous

34. “You know an ace more than a card.” – Anonymous

35. “The volleyball season is every season.” – Anonymous

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36. “You didn’t lose. You just ran out of time.” – Anonymous

Volleyball Quotes For Setters

37. “Love me. I’m a setter.” – Anonymous

38. “A good setter is like a waiter.” – Julio Velasco

39. “My setter is better.” – Anonymous

40. “Life is better when I’m digging and passing.” – Anonymous

41. “What all good spikers know: Thank your setters!” – Anonymous

42. “Why did the setter cross the road? To get to the shanked ball.” – Anonymous

43. “You know you’re a setter when no one understands how difficult your job is.” – Anonymous

44. “You know you’re a setter when your wrists turn red from bumping so much.” – Anonymous

45. “The setter, a hard-working, talented volleyball player who receives NO GLORY!” – Anonymous

Interesting Volleyball Quotes

46. “If it’s worth it, then you do it.” – Logan Tom

47. “Pass the expectations, set the standards, and kill the competition.” – Anonymous

48. “When the ball is in play, there’s always a better place to be than where you are.” – Anonymous

49. “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

50. “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

51. “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

52. “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

53. “If you’re dating a volleyball player, raise your glass. If you’re not, raise your standards.” – Anonymous

Funny Volleyball Quotes That Will Make You Smile

54. “Even Cinderella can’t get to this ball.” – Anonymous

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55. “The Block Party is just beginning.” – Anonymous

56. “Volleyball is my life. Everything else is just details.” – Anonymous

57. “Our game is tighter than our spandex.” – Anonymous

58. “There’s no elevator to the top. Take the stairs!” – Anonymous

59. “Volleyball: More than a sport, it’s a way of life.” – Anonymous

60. “I’m so good, your mom cheers for me.” – Anonymous

Did these volleyball quotes motivate you to play outside? Have we missed any of your favorite volleyball quotes? Please leave them in the comments.