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51+ Inspiring Haikyuu Quotes About Life & Pushing Yourself To The Next Level

Haikyuu is one of the most successful sports anime of recent years. Making itself known like popular sports anime: Kuroko No Basket.

One of the main highlights in Haikyuu is teamwork, followed by self-improvement.

It’s these 2 themes we’ll share today in terms of anime quotes from characters like:

  • Shoyo Hinata.
  • Tobio Kageyama.

And a bunch of other Haikyuu anime characters worth mentioning!

The goal is to leave you inspired or encouraged in your own life. And help you relate on some level to any one of the quotes mentioned.

Let’s get to it.


The Best Haikyuu Anime Quotes:


1. Shoyo Hinata Quotes

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“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” – Shoyo Hinata

And especially the ones willing to work for their dreams, too! Like Shoyo Hinata.


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“Before my eyes, it blocks my path. A high, high wall. What sort of scene is on the other side? What will I be able to see there? “The view from the top”. A scenery I will never be able to see on my own. But if I’m not alone, then… I might be able to see it.” – Shoyo Hinata

Alone you can only do so much. With others it’s easier to grow and reach new heights.


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“Do you need a reason to not want to lose?” – Shoyo Hinata


But now we can fight. Even if they read us or catch up to us, we can fight.” – Shoyo Hinata


“There’s no guarantee that the weapon that worked first will continue working until the end. I have to keep moving forward. I have to keep going! My greatest weapon is not getting caught!” – Shoyo Hinata


2. Tobio Kageyama Quotes

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“You don’t win alone. That’s just how it is.” – Tobio Kageyama

Especially in the game of sports, business, or similar industries.


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“The last ones standing are the victors. Only the strongest. If you want to be the last one standing become strong.” – Tobio Kageyama

Tobio’s quote to Shoyo Hinata not long after they first meet!


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“Being the best decoy ever is as cool as being the ace.” – Tobio Kageyama


“If they adjust to me, I just have to adjust in turn. Whoever stops adjusting won’t be able to continue forward.” – Tobio Kageyama


“You can fly even higher.” – Tobio Kageyama


3. Yuu Nishinoya Quotes

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“I kept the ball in the air, it’s not your place to give up.” – Yuu Nishinoya


“Life’s a bore if you don’t challenge yourself.” – Yu Nishinoya


“I’m a libero. I’d guard your backs with my life If I had to.” – Yu Nishinoya


“It’s no fun if you don’t try other options once you know they exist.” – Yu Nishinoya


4. Tanaka Saeko Quotes

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“There are some flowers you only see when you take detours.” – Tanaka Seako


5. Ittetsu Takeda Quotes

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“Birds with the wind in their wings are flying across the great blue sky right now. And all of you should be able to make it! To the highest limit, to the farthest limit!” – Ittetsu Takeda


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“Being weak means that there is room to grow.” – Ittetsu Takeda

It takes a change in perspective to recognize that.


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“Does losing prove that you are weak? Isn’t losing difficult for all of you? A challenge where, after ending up on your hands and knees, you must see if you can stand up again? If you stay on your hands and knees, that proves that you are weak.” – Ittetsu Takeda


When colors mix they become muddy and messy. But when they all blend together, the final result is the color that wins against all others… Black!” – Ittetsu Takeda


A challenge where after ending up on your hands and knees, you must see if you can stand up again? If you stay on your hands and knees, that proves that you are weak.” – Ittetsu Takeda


He who climbs the ladder mustbegin at the bottom.” – Ittetsu Takeda


6. Tooru Oikawa Quotes

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“Today might be the chance to grasp the chance to let your talent bloom. Maybe tomorrow, the day after, or next year… Maybe even when you’re thirty. I’m not sure if physique has anything to do with it, but if you think that it will never come, it probably never will.” – Tooru Oikawa

The last part of Tooru’s quote makes a good point. If you believe it won’t happen, don’t expect it to become a reality!


Haikyuu quotes

“If you’re gonna hit it, hit it until it breaks!” – Tooru Oikawa


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“Talent is something you make bloom, instinct is something you polish.” – Tooru Oikawa


“When crows flock, they might even kill a huge white eagle.” – Tooru Oikawa


7. Daichi Sawamura Quotes

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“We’ll never win if we don’t believe we can.” – Daichi Sawamura


“I can’t do any fancy plays, but I can give you guys a solid foundation.” – Daichi Sawamura


“He’s an energetic brat. An athletic monster. He was totally an unknown. And sometimes… He’s like a completely unknown force.” – Daichi Sawamura


“Even if we’re not confident that we’ll win, even if others tell us we don’t stand a chance, we must never tell ourselves that.” – Daichi Sawamura


“You should know better than anyone that you’ve failed the moment you lose your cool.” – Daichi Sawamura


8. Kiyoko Shimizu Quotes

Haikyuu Quotes

“Little by little, what you’ve begun will naturally become important to you. What you need at the start is a little bit of curiosity.” – Kiyoko Shimizu


9. Ikkei Ukai Quotes

“There’s no match that you can’t win, and there’s no match that you’ll win for sure.” – Ikkei Ukai


10. Keiji Akaashi Quotes

“Bokuto is the kind of person that compels you to give it you all, because you know he’s giving it his all.” – Keiji Akaashi


11. Keishin Ukai Quotes

“There’s only one thing to do in order to win. Practice practice practice. Even if you’re puking your guts out, pick up the ball and continue.” – Keishin Ukai


“If we look up instead of straight ahead, we could lose our footing.” – Keishin Ukai


12. Kenjiro Shirabu Quotes

“When you have a brilliant ace, their very existence is a brilliant decoy.” – Kenjiro Shirabu


13. Kōrai Hoshiumi Quotes

“Everyone thinks that being small is more detrimental than it actually is. Even though being smaller puts you at a disadvantage in volleyball, it doesn’t make you completely helpless!” – Korai Hoshiumi


14. Kenma Kozume Quotes

“Even if a game doesn’t seem clearable at first, after playing it over and over again, you can conquer it.” – Kenma Kozume


15. Kotaro Bokuto Quotes

“Spiking isn’t just about slamming the ball to the floor. If you keep your cool, you’ll be able to see what action to take.” – Kotaro Bokuto

16. Koshi Sugawara Quotes

“Even if we go for what’s somewhat safe here, it’ll mean we never changed.” – Koshi Sugawara


17. Ryunosuke Tanaka Quotes

“If you look down on us like that, we’ll chew you up and spit you out.” – Ryunosuke Tanaka


18. Satori Tendo Quotes

“Things you don’t understand are scary, right?” – Satori Tendo


19. Reon Ohira Quotes

“No encouragement, just the truth. No more words are needed from the great ace to the other ace.” – Reon Ohira


20. Takashi Utsui Quotes

“The fact that he’s different from other people will probably end up being his strength.” – Takashi Utsui


21. Tanji Washijo Quotes

“Bigger will always be stronger. That is nature’s logic.” – Tanji Washijo


22. Tadashi Yamaguchi Quotes

“Motivation? What more do you need than pride!” – Tadashi Yamaguchi


23. Tsukishima Kei Quotes

“We’re not hung up on winning or losing, so it’ll be troublesome for you guys to lose. How about we throw the game for you?” – Tsukishima Kei


24. Tetsuro Kuroo Quotes

“The game will be over if you beat him, so isn’t it more fun having you can’t seem to defeat?” – Tetsuro Kuroo


25. Wakatoshi Ushijima Quotes

“A defense with no holes doesn’t exist.” – Wakatoshi Ushijima


26. Asahi Azumane Quotes

“To strike past all obstacles…. That’s the ace.” – Asahi Azumane


27. Tsutomu Goshiki Quotes

“Luck? No way. You’re only an ace if you’re able to create miracles.” – Tsutomu Goshiki


28. Hajime Iwaizumi Quotes

“Someone who can’t see the opponent standing right in front of him, can’t defeat the opponent that lies beyond!” – Hajime Iwaizumi


Which Haikyuu quote hit you the hardest?



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