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1. “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
2. “The sterner the discipline, the greater the devotion.” – Pete Carroll
3. “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
4. “Don’t just beat them, make a lasting impression that makes them never want to see your face again.” – Mia Hamm
5. “Every game is an opportunity to measure yourself against your own potential.” – Bud Wilkinson
6. “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
7. “Be so good they can’t ignore you.” – Steve Martin
8. “It’s supposed to be hard. If it wasn’t hard, everyone would do it. The hard is what makes it great.” – Tom Hanks
9. “Champions keep playing until they get it right.” – Billie Jean King
10. “You learn you can do your best even when it’s hard, even when you’re tired and maybe hurting a little bit. It feels good to show some courage.” – Joe Namath
11. “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
12. “My boyfriend told me I had to choose between him and volleyball….big mistake…I’m really gonna miss him.” – Jean-Claude Killy
13. “You have to perform consistently at a higher level than others. That’s the mark of a true professional.” – Joe Paterno
14. “Coaches must be critical thinkers, not protectors of the status quo.” – Mike Herbert
15. “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
16. “Shoot for the moon, even if you miss you’ll land on the stars.” – Unknown
17. “I got the nickname Spitfire for a reason. I burned inside to play volleyball. I loved the competition of it.” – Summer Altice
18. “Face your deficiencies and acknowledge them. But do not let them master you.” – Helen Keller
19. “You have to be willing to fail, to improve.” — Al Scates
20. “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 freelance in volleyball.” – Marv Dunphy
21. “Volleyball: Invented by men, perfected by women.” – Unknown
22. “No matter how far life pushes you down, no matter how much you hurt, you can always bounce back.” – Sheryl Swoopes
23. “Don’t measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability.” – John Wooden
24. “Volleyball is life; everything else is details.”
25. “Being able to hold my own against the best in the world, on the beach or indoors, is something I’m very proud of.” – Wilt Chamberlain
26. “I love that our sport is sexy. I think it is appropriately so.” – Kerri Walsh
27. “The backbone of success is usually found in old-fashioned, basic concepts like hard work, determination, perseverance and good planning.” – Mia Hamm
28. “The Six W’s: Work will win when wishing won’t.” – Todd Blackledge
29. “Don’t fire your opponents up. If they’re down, don’t tick them off. Let them stay down.” – Sinjin Smith
30. “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
31. “Adversity cause some men to break; others to break records.” – William A. Ward
32. “I learned that if you want to make it bad enough, no matter how bad it is, you can make it.” – Gale Sayers
33. “You can’t just beat a team, you have to leave a lasting impression in their minds so they never want to see you again.” – Mia Hamm
34. “If you care at all, you will get some results. If you care enough, you will get incredible results.” – Jim Rohn
35. “Anyone serious about playing indoor, you should play outdoor.” – Sean Scott
36. “Volleyball is the sport through which I am able to express my God-given talents of being an athlete. It is a sport which involves relating, pushing, and encouraging your teammates. It has helped evolve me into the person I am today.” – David Beard
37. “To be prepared is half the victory.” – Miguel Cervantes
38. “On beach volleyball: 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
39. “Unless you are willing to go, fail miserably, and have another go, success won’t happen.” – Philip Adams
40. “Whoever said, “It’s not whether you win or lose that counts,” probably lost.” – Martina Navratilova
41. “Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way.” – Satchel Paige
42. “If volleyball was easy it would be called football.” – Unknown
43. “Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence.” – Vince Lombardi
44. “A great defensive play is worth about five points in emotion.” – Caren Kemner
45. “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 Hamm
46. “It’s lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believed in myself.” – Muhammad Ali
47. “I have had to change the game to one that is a match of wits rather than brawn to give myself a fighting chance.” — Todd Rogers
48. “Don’t ever let the ball hit the ground without a body hitting the ground with it.” – Unknown
49. “Breathe, believe, and battle. My former coach, Troy Tanner, told us that before each match. Breathe – be in the moment. Believe – have faith that you can rise above it. Battle – you gotta be prepared to go for as long as it takes.” – Kerri Walsh
50. “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
51. “Volleyball is a Jewish sport. It’s fun, and nobody can get hurt.” – Gail Parent
52. “Volleyball was the hardest thing I’ve ever had to do.” – Liam Hemsworth
53. “Think positive, real volleyball happens too fast to think any other way.” – John Kessel
54. “Volleyball, I could be pretty good. After a few practices, I could be that striker, or whatever they call it.” – LeBron James
55. “I’m a really big surfer, and I have also been playing a ton of volleyball on the beach on the weekends.” – Teddy Sears
56. “The guy that designed girls’ volleyball uniforms definitely never had daughters.” – Jay Mohr
57. “Volleyball is not like a formula so we must give players some freedom.” – Karch Kiraly
58. “It’s the attitude of the players, not their skills, that is the biggest factor in determining whether you win or lose.” – Harry Sinden
59. “In my opinion, the teaching of volleyball technique, …, must always be correlated with tactical tasks.” – Viacheslav Platonov
60. “The real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back. That’s real glory. That’s the essence of it.” – Vince Lombardi