Cheerleading Quotes

Cheer quotes: Inspirational, funny, entertaining - submitted by cheerleaders.

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Cheerleading quotes are everywhere-- cheerleaders put them on tee shirts, water bottles, banners, even on the backs of their shoes! We asked you what your favorite quotes were and quite a few cheerleaders responded. Have a read of the funny and entertaining cheerleading quotes which were sent in below to see if your favorite made the list!

Cheer Quotes:

"Without the bases the stunt wouldn't work. Remember that and always thank your bases for a good job well done!" Author Britt Britt, Fallschurch, VA, USA

Find out more about The Basics of Basing in Cheerleading HERE.

"Cheerleading...not just flirts in skirts!" Author Ashlee

"Cheerleading isn't easy if it was more guys would be in it." Author Tucky, Brownsville, TX, USA

"Not every girl can be a cheerleader, it takes a special kind. Cheerleaders are full of life and a little bit out of their mind." Author Jennifer, Tennessee, USA

"Dance like you never danced before, cheer like no one is watching, and stunt like the world is watching you because it seems like the whole world is on your hands!" Author Amanda Layton, Sewell, NJ, USA

"When you think you can't push yourself any further, reach down and pull out what make you proud to be a cheerleader and show them what you're made of." Author George Karadimas, Columbus, OH, USA

"You can't possibly stick the stunt if you're thinking of all the possible ways you could fall." Author Addrian, Nine Mile Falls, WA USA

"When all else fails in stunting, get back up and do it again!..."Stick it" Author Ashley Adlam, Frederica DE USA

"Cheerleading makes people think differently...

suddenly a liberty isn't just a statue in NY, pyramids aren't something you find in Egypt, and jumps are more than just a game of leap frog." Author Lauren Spartanburg, SC, USA

"It's great! Good practice = good games = good cheerleading!" Author Stacey Waterloo, Alabama, USA

"It is okay to bend over to get your pom pons? Remember that the football team is behind you." Author Laur Laur, Slidell, Louisiana USA

"Now I lay me down to sleep, megaphone and pom poms at my feet!" Author Mo, The Sunshine State
"Think big, act big, believe big and the results will be big" Author Lindsay, Commack NY U.S.A

"There is no I in TEAM!" Author Krysten Rimes, Barnwell

Learn how to Be A Team Player HERE.

"If cheerleading was any easier it would be called football." Author Kim, Bristol, Maine USA

"There's no halftime for cheerleaders!" Author Monica, Lima, Ohio, USA

"It's not a question of WINNING, It's how you CHEER THE GAME." Author Elizabeth, Dahlonega, GA, USA

"Scream loud to excite the crowd." Author Kristine, FL, USA

Want to really get the crowd on their feet? Try a Shout Out Chant, where your team shouts the words and the fans in the stands repeat them. Check out this list of great Shout Out Chants!

"You have to really love cheerleading to keep up with the schedule!" author Karen, MA, USA

"Cheerleading is one of the most physically demanding sports. I don't know what I would do without cheerleading. It relieves stress." Author Dani, OH, USA

"Cheerleading is so great and fun! It's a way to work out and make friends at the same time! I luv it!" author Allison, AR, USA

"It's tough, but stick it through." Author "Michelle, MN, USA"

"Cheerleading is awesome!!!" author "Jennifer, OH, USA"

"Cheer all out, or don't cheer at all!" author "Victoria, Singapore"

The key to great cheering isn't just in shouting loud, it is also in having tight, clean motions. Take your team to the next level with tips from Motion Makeover.

Do you have a favorite quote that didn't make this list? Get in touch by emailing me at

Originally published by V. Ninemire December 2014

Updated by C. Mitchinson April 2016