Volleyball Sayings and Quotes

Volleyball athletes make the sport look graceful and easy. Make no mistake, underneath that perception lies a sport that requires a significant amount of grueling physical endurance. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and insightful volleyball quotes from professionals that live and breathe the sport.


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

Most people think that volleyball is twenty-two people on the beach who quit playing when the the hamburgers are ready.      

Steve Timmons

Men are more likely to get sports injuries than women. Except in three sports—volleyball, bowling, and gymnastics. There, women lead the pack.      

Alicia Alvrez

I’m not that good in the technical skills, but I jump very high, which people like to see.     

Daenan Gyimah

Don't you DARE look down! Volleyball is a sport where you are always looking up!     

Keishin Ukai

As some people the fact / That volleyball is done and is enjoyed / When it's hot we spin in water / Like the fact that it goes.     

Stacy's Cousins

Even volleyball is racquet-less team ping pong played with an inflated ball and a raised net while standing on the table.     

George Carlin

Look past the volleyball (look past the ball) / Look past the squawking gull (look past the gull) / Ignore the mountain of discarded falderal.     

John Flansburgh; John Linnell