Certain quotes in sport can often come across as slightly cheesy or cliché. But despite this they no doubt have their place. In volleyball there are a number of well-known quotes that are often used to motivate, inspire or even add perspective during certain situations.

Many of the most inspirational quotes used in volleyball overlap and relate to a number of other sports; most notably American Football.

This is because the two sports share many similarities in terms of tactical discipline and motivational impact. On top of this they also share similarities when it comes to betting markets such as point’s differentiation.  Great value can be found on these markets by visiting My Betting Bonus.

Here’s a round-up of pour top 10 volleyball quotes, including a few humorous extras below:

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

“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

 “The (volleyball) player is not a soloist, but a member of an orchestra. When that player begins to think, ‘I’m special,’ (The player) is finished.”  Bernardo Rezende

“It isn’t hard to be good from time to time in sports. What is tough, is being good every day” – Willie Mays

“You touch every other ball and, if you screw up, you only have one more person to back you up. You cant go hide in the corner” – Kerri Walsh when comparing beach volleyball to playing indoors.

“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

“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

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

 “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

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

Humorous Volleyball Quotes

“Volleyball; it’s in your heart or it’s in your face”

“Sorry princess, not even Cinderella could get to this ball.”

“You know you’re a volleyball player when… You get really upset when someone kicks a volleyball”

“We’re not waiters, but boy we can serve”