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Funny Volleyball Quotes

Updated on January 31, 2012

1."Would it be easier if i just lowered the net for you?" - Unknown

2."Volleyball players practice safe sets." - Unknown

3."Most people would rather die than think; in fact, they do so." - Bertrand Russell

4."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

5."Volleyball is my life, everything else is just details." - Unknown

6."My dream was to be either a volleyball player or a veterinarian." - Gisele

7."Volleyball is a dandy game and more besides." - Peter Wardale

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

9."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

10."My wife…boyfriend…husband…girlfriend OR volleyball? — When do we play?" - Unknown

11."It is not the size of a man but the size of his heart that matters." - Evander Holyfield

12."When you're playing for the national championship, it's not a matter of life or death. It's more important than that." - Duffy Daugherty

13."Sometimes, the best way you can find out about a player is what his fellow players have to say about him. An even better way to get a feel for a player is to see what he has to say about his fellow players." - Unknown

14."Give it your all on the sprawl, Drop a pancake and keep it clean, Find the target, put ‘em on the hook then dish it up, flare and catch some air, Check the set, bring some heat and watch them bail!" - Unknown

15."I grew up on the beach and played side-out scoring all my life, but rally scoring is better for our sport. 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

16."One finger cannot lift a pebble...get it?? its like one volleyball player cant do it without her whole team" - Unknown

17."If volleyball was easy it would be called football." - Unknown

18."Volleyball is 90% Heart, 10% Skill, and 10% Passion.
You ALWAYS give 110%!!!! No matter what!" -Unknown

19."I’ve worked too hard and too long to let anything stand in the way of my goals. I will not let my teammates down and I will not let myself down." - Mia Hamm

20."My boyfriend said if I spend another night playing volleyball he would leave me...gee I'm going to miss him." - Unknown

21."If we Cant beat you on the court, meet us in the parking lot” - Unknown

22."A lifetime of training for just ten seconds." - Unknown

23."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

24."Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results." - Andrew Carnegie

25."I never compete against the competition. The only one I compete against is myself, because one day I will beat the competition and then who will I compete against?" - Billie Akauola

26."The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don't play together, the club won't be worth a dime." - Babe Ruth

27."A mere forty years ago, beach volleyball was just beginning. No bureaucrat would have invented it, and that's what freedom is all about." - Newt Gingrich

28."I played varsity on all of them for four years. I’m 5′9 and that’s not that tall for a center so I was a forward. I loved playing volleyball and basketball and track I was good at, but it stressed me out." - Bridgette Wilson

29."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."

30."Practice is The effort that makes winning possible."

32."Carnivorous volleyball: win or be eaten!!!"

31."It's a little like wrestling a gorilla. You don't quit when you're tired you quit when the gorilla is tired." - Robert Strauss

33."The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for." - Maureen Dowd

34."Boys are great…Every girl’s volleyball team needs a waterboy."

35."Tossed and turned all night, slept through the alarm, was late to class, failed a test, broke up with my boyfriend, played volleyball.. not a bad day."

36."Volleyball players have to do two things. Play and keep their mouth shut."

37."You win with your team, loose with your team, and you cry with your team but all that matters is that you’re with your team."

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

39."The breakfast of champions isn’t cereal, it’s the opposition." - Nick Seitz

40."The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital."

42."All it takes is a little sand and lots of balls!!!"

41."I’d hit that."

43."They say that nobody is perfect. They also say that practice makes perfect. I wish they would make up their minds." - Wilt Chamberlain

44."The setter, a hard working TALENTED volleyball player who receives NO GLORY!"

45."If winning isn’t everything, why do they keep score?"

46."Extra discipline makes up for a lack of talent and a lack of discipline quickly siphons away extra talent, that's why it's frequently the most disciplined rather than the most gifted rise to the top."

47."Sports do not build character. They reveal it."

48."Title match game. Final Set. Down by two. Dig Deep."

49."Life is short, play hard"

50."It gives us a chance to be competitive in a friendly way."


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      Alhamora 7 years ago from North

      Nice! Enjoyed it.