65 Teamwork Quotes About Working Together

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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.

"Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people."
Steve Jobs
"It takes two flints to make a fire."
Louisa May Alcott
"Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships."
Michael Jordan
"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
"It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed."
Napolean Hill
"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
"Great teamwork is the only way we create the breakthroughs that define our careers."
Pat Riley
"The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team."
Phil Jackson
"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
"The best teamwork comes from men who are working independently toward one goal in unison."
James Cash Penney
"Unity is strength… when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved."
Mattie Stepanek
"Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success."
Henry Ford
"No one can whistle a symphony. It takes a whole orchestra to play it."
H.E. Luccock
"Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean."
Ryunosuke Satoro
"The ratio of We’s to I’s is the best indicator of the development of a team."
Lewis B. Ergen
"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much."
Helen Keller
"No individual can win a game by himself."
"[Teamwork] is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results."
Andrew Carnegie
"Teamwork begins by building trust. And the only way to do that is to overcome our need for invulnerability."
Patrick Lencioni
"If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else."
Booker T. Washington
"If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself."
Henry Ford
"None of us is as smart as all of us."
Ken Blanchard
"To me, teamwork is the beauty of our sport, where you have five acting as one. You become selfless."
Mike Krzyzewski
"We = power."
Lorii Myers
"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
"Effectively, change is almost impossible without industry-wide collaboration, cooperation, and consensus."
Simon Mainwaring
"Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind than the one where they sprang up."
Oliver Wendell Holmes
"If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants."
Isaac Newton
"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
"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
"In teamwork, silence isn’t golden, it’s deadly."
Mark Sanborn
"You are either supporting the vision or supporting division."
Saji Ijiyemi
"In union there is strength."
"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
"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
"A single arrow is easily broken, but not ten in a bundle."
Japanese Proverb
"Trust is knowing that when a team member does push you, they’re doing it because they care about the team."
Patrick Lencioni
"The nicest thing about teamwork is that you always have others on your side."
Margaret Carty
"I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I sure can pick smart colleagues."
Franklin D. Roosevelt
"Sticks in a bundle are unbreakable."
Kenyan Proverb
"Teamwork makes the dream work."
John C. Maxwell
"When you hand good people possibility, they do great things."
Biz Stone
"If you take out the team in teamwork, it’s just work. Now who wants that?"
Matthew Woodring Stover
"A group becomes a team when each member is sure enough of himself and his contribution to praise the skills of others."
Norman Shidle
"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
"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
"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
"Cooperation is the thorough conviction that nobody can get there unless everybody gets there."
Virginia Burden
"The way to achieve your own success is to be willing to help somebody else get it first."
Iyanla Vanzant
"If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together."
African Proverb
"Success is best when it's shared."
Howard Schultz
"There is no such thing as a self-made man. You will reach your goals only with the help of others."
George Shinn
"It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit."
Harry S Truman
"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
"I invite everyone to choose forgiveness rather than division, teamwork over personal ambition."
Jean-Francois Cope
"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
"When you start out in a team, you have to get the teamwork going and then you get something back."
Michael Schumacher
"I wish I had played team sports. I think every kid should. Teamwork builds character - teaches people about leadership and cooperation."
Mo Rocca
"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
"There is immense power when a group of people with similar interests gets together to work toward the same goals."
Idowu Koyenikan
"Only by binding together as a single force will we remain strong and unconquerable."
Chris Bradford
"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
"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
"Individual commitment to a group effort – that’s what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work."
Vince Lombardi
"When you need to innovate, you need collaboration."
Marissa Mayer

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