65 Teamwork Quotes About Working Together

65 Teamwork Quotes About Working Together

Work together towards a common goal and success is guaranteed.

65 Teamwork Quotes

Teamwork is very important if we want to achieve success. When you work as a team, the skills of each member are pooled and their efforts are strengthened. The time we need to invest in the work is reduced and the effectiveness of the results is increased.


Read these teamwork quotes and get inspired to encourage your team to work together towards a common goal.

1"Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people."

Steve Jobs

2"It takes two flints to make a fire."

Louisa May Alcott

3"Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships."

Michael Jordan

4"It is the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) that those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed."

Charles Darwin

5"It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed."

Napolean Hill

6"None of us, including me, ever do great things. But we can all do small things, with great love, and together we can do something wonderful."

Mother Teresa

7"Great teamwork is the only way we create the breakthroughs that define our careers."

Pat Riley

8"The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team."

Phil Jackson

9"The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don’t play together, the club won’t be worth a dime."

Babe Ruth

10"The best teamwork comes from men who are working independently toward one goal in unison."

James Cash Penney

11"Unity is strength… when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved."

Mattie Stepanek

12"Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success."

Henry Ford

13"No one can whistle a symphony. It takes a whole orchestra to play it."

H.E. Luccock

14"Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean."

Ryunosuke Satoro

15"The ratio of We’s to I’s is the best indicator of the development of a team."

Lewis B. Ergen

16"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much."

Helen Keller

17"No individual can win a game by himself."


18"[Teamwork] is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results."

Andrew Carnegie

19"Teamwork begins by building trust. And the only way to do that is to overcome our need for invulnerability."

Patrick Lencioni

20"If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else."

Booker T. Washington

21"If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself."

Henry Ford

22"None of us is as smart as all of us."

Ken Blanchard

23"To me, teamwork is the beauty of our sport, where you have five acting as one. You become selfless."

Mike Krzyzewski

24"We = power."

Lorii Myers

25"We're a team. It's part of our job to help each other out, and to forgive each other quickly. Otherwise, we'd never get anything done."

Jeramey Kraatz

26"Effectively, change is almost impossible without industry-wide collaboration, cooperation, and consensus."

Simon Mainwaring

27"Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind than the one where they sprang up."

Oliver Wendell Holmes

28"If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants."

Isaac Newton

29"If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it."

Bear Bryant

30"When your team is winning, be ready to be tough, because winning can make you soft. On the other hand, when you team is losing, stick by them. Keep believing."

Bo Schembechler

31"In teamwork, silence isn’t golden, it’s deadly."

Mark Sanborn

32"You are either supporting the vision or supporting division."

Saji Ijiyemi

33"In union there is strength."


34"Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life."

Amy Poehler

35"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed. It is the only thing that ever has."

Margaret Mead

36"A single arrow is easily broken, but not ten in a bundle."

Japanese Proverb

37"Trust is knowing that when a team member does push you, they’re doing it because they care about the team."

Patrick Lencioni

38"The nicest thing about teamwork is that you always have others on your side."

Margaret Carty

39"I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I sure can pick smart colleagues."

Franklin D. Roosevelt

40"Sticks in a bundle are unbreakable."

Kenyan Proverb

41"Teamwork makes the dream work."

John C. Maxwell

42"When you hand good people possibility, they do great things."

Biz Stone

43"If you take out the team in teamwork, it’s just work. Now who wants that?"

Matthew Woodring Stover

44"A group becomes a team when each member is sure enough of himself and his contribution to praise the skills of others."

Norman Shidle

45"One piece of log creates a small fire, adequate to warm you up, add just a few more pieces to blast an immense bonfire, large enough to warm up your entire circle of friends; needless to say that individuality counts but teamwork dynamites."

Jin Kwon

46"Great teams do not hold back with one another. They are unafraid to air their dirty laundry. They admit their mistakes, their weaknesses, and their concerns without fear of reprisal."

Patrick Lencioni

47"No matter how brilliant your mind or strategy, if you’re playing a solo game, you’ll always lose out to a team."

Reid Hoffman

48"Cooperation is the thorough conviction that nobody can get there unless everybody gets there."

Virginia Burden

49"The way to achieve your own success is to be willing to help somebody else get it first."

Iyanla Vanzant

50"If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together."

African Proverb

51"Success is best when it's shared."

Howard Schultz

52"There is no such thing as a self-made man. You will reach your goals only with the help of others."

George Shinn

53"It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit."

Harry S Truman

54"Teamwork requires some sacrifice up front; people who work as a team have to put the collective needs of the group ahead of their individual interests."

Patrick Lencioni

55"I invite everyone to choose forgiveness rather than division, teamwork over personal ambition."

Jean-Francois Cope

56"Creating a better world requires teamwork, partnerships, and collaboration, as we need an entire army of companies to work together to build a better world within the next few decades. This means corporations must embrace the benefits of cooperating with one another."

Simon Mainwaring

57"When you start out in a team, you have to get the teamwork going and then you get something back."

Michael Schumacher

58"I wish I had played team sports. I think every kid should. Teamwork builds character - teaches people about leadership and cooperation."

Mo Rocca

59"My work is all about adventure and teamwork in some of the most inhospitable jungles, mountains and deserts on the planet. If you aren't able to look after yourself and each other, then people die."

Bear Grylls

60"There is immense power when a group of people with similar interests gets together to work toward the same goals."

Idowu Koyenikan

61"Only by binding together as a single force will we remain strong and unconquerable."

Chris Bradford

62"It's as simple as this. When people don't unload their opinions and feel like they've been listened to, they won't really get on board."

Patrick Lencioni

63"The greater the loyalty of a group toward the group, the greater is the motivation among the members to achieve the goals of the group, and the greater the probability that the group will achieve its goals."

Rensis Likert

64"Individual commitment to a group effort – that’s what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work."

Vince Lombardi

65"When you need to innovate, you need collaboration."

Marissa Mayer