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Teamwork Quotes

Working effectively as a team creates momentum, improves morale, wins contests, and can even save lives.


Teamwork Quotes and Proverbs Unknown It is amazing how much you can accomplish when it doesn't matter who gets the credit.

Unity is strength... when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved. 
Mattie Stepanek

“Only by binding together as a single force will we remain strong and unconquerable.”
Chris Bradford, The Way of the Dragon

“ No one can whistle a symphony. It takes a whole orchestra to play it.
-HE Luccock

"It takes two flints to make a fire."
-Louisa May Alcott

"Unity is strength. . . when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved." -
Mattie Stepanek

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

"The best teamwork comes from men who are working independently toward one goal in unison." -
James Cash Penney

“ Teamwork is the secret that makes common people achieve uncommon results.
-Ifeanyi Onuoha

“ The ratio of We’s to I’s is the best indicator of the development of a team.
-Lewis B Ergen

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 team work dynamites.
- Jin Kwon

No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent.
- John Donne


Cooperation is the thorough conviction that nobody can get there unless everybody gets there.
- Virginia Burden

"Individuals play the game, but teams beat the odds." 
SEAL Team saying 

"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 

"If a team is to reach its potential, each player must be willing to subordinate his personal goals to the good of the team." 
Bud Wilkinson 

"People have been known to achieve more as a result of working with others than against them." 
Dr. Allan Fromme 

“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, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable

“On our own, we are marshmallows and dried spaghetti, but together we can become something bigger.”
C.B. Cook

The work of the individual still remains the spark that moves mankind ahead even more than teamwork. 
Igor Sikorsky

Growing up in a group home, and with an undiagnosed learning disability to boot, the odds of success were not on my side. But when I joined the high school football team, I learned the value of discipline, focus, persistence, and teamwork - all skills that have proven vital to my career as a C.E.O. and social entrepreneur. 
Darell Hammond

No team works out teamwork. 
Dwyane Wade

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

We will try to create conditions where persons could come together in a spirit of teamwork, and exercise to their heart's desire their technological capacity. 
Akio Morita

Teamwork is what the Green Bay Packers were all about. They didn't do it for individual glory. They did it because they loved one another. 
Vince Lombardi

I'm not under too much of an illusion of how smart or un-smart I am because filmmaking ultimately is about teamwork. 
Guy Ritchie

What I learned from 9/11 that is really important, first and foremost, you have to motivate all the workers and understand that they've left their families to help clean up a pretty awful situation. Every time you have an emergency management situation, it's all about teamwork. 
Joseph J. Lhota

Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it. 
Brian Tracy

The best kids are going to become the best. But the best thing about it is that you're going to learn lessons in playing those sports about winning and losing and teamwork and teammates and arguments and everything else that are going to affect you positively for the rest of your life. 
Carl Lewis

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

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

I'm going to tell you the story about the geese which fly 5,000 miles from Canada to France. They fly in V-formation but the second ones don't fly. They're the subs for the first ones. And then the second ones take over - so it's teamwork. 
Alex Ferguson

The Grateful Dead, they're my best friends. Their message of hope, peace, love, teamwork, creativity, imagination, celebration, the dance, the vision, the purpose, the passion all of the things I believe in makes me the luckiest Deadhead in the world. 
Bill Walton

I invite everyone to chose forgiveness rather than division, teamwork over personal ambition. 
Jean-Francois Cope

A lot of young players don't really know much about the history of the game and a lot of them are missing out on what the game is all about, especially the whole concept of sportsmanship and teamwork. 
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

You know how sports teach kids teamwork and how to be strong and brave and confident Improv was my sport. I learned how to not waffle and how to hold a conversation, how to take risks and actually be excited to fail. 
Emma Stone

Teamwork makes the dream work, but a vision becomes a nightmare when the leader has a big dream and a bad team. 
John C. Maxwell

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 form a team, why do you try to form a team Because teamwork builds trust and trust builds speed. 
Russel Honore

We talk a lot about hope, helping, and teamwork. Our whole message is that we are more powerful together. 
Victoria Osteen

Sport fosters many things that are good; teamwork and leadership. 
Daley Thompson

I've always valued and encouraged teamwork, and that collaborative spirit of we versus I is core to Intuit's success. Innovation has been part of Intuit's DNA for nearly 30 years. 
Brad D. Smith

"Individual commitment to a group effort-
that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work." -
Vince Lombardi

“A team is where a boy can prove his courage on his own. A gang is where a coward goes to hide.”
Mickey Mantle

“The speed of the boss is the speed of the team.”
Lee Iacocca

“The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team”
Phil Jackson

"Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships." -
Michael Jordan

"Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results." -
Andrew Carnegie

"Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much." -
Helen Keller

"Remember, teamwork begins by building trust. And the only way to do that is to overcome our need for invulnerability." -
Patrick Lencioni

"I invite everyone to choose forgiveness rather than division, teamwork over personal ambition." -
Jean-Francois Cope

"None of us is as smart as all of us." -
Ken Blanchard

"Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success." -
Henry Ford

Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.
- Michael Jordan

“ The strength of the team is each member. The strength of each member is the team. Phil Jackson

“ A successful team is a group of many hands and one mind. Bill Bethel

“ Good teams incorporate teamwork into their culture, creating the building blocks for success. Ted Sundquist

“ None of us is as smart as all of us. -Ken Blanchard

“ No individual can win a game by himself. -Pele

“ Individual commitment to a group effort – that’s what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work. Vince Lombardi

“ So powerful is the light of unity that it can illuminate the whole earth.
-Bahaullah

“ We must all hang together or most assuredly we shall all hang separately.
Benjamin Franklin

“ It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
Napoleon Hill

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

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

“ If a team is to reach its potential, each player must be willing to subordinate his personal goals to the good of the team.
Bud Wilkinson

“ People achieve more as a result of working with others than against them.
-Dr. Allan Fromme

“ Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision.
-Andrew Carnegie

“ “Teamwork. A few harmless flakes working together can unleash an avalanche of destruction.”
Justin Sewell

"If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself." -
Henry Ford

"The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team." -
Phil Jackson

"Collaboration allows teachers to capture each other's fund of collective intelligence." 
- Mike Schmoker

“May your adventures bring you closer together, even as they take you far away from home.”
Trenton Lee Stewart, The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Perilous Journey

“Never give up on someone with a mental illness. When "I" is replaced by "We", illness becomes wellness.”
Shannon L. Alder

“The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.”
Phil Jackson

“Trust is knowing that when a team member does push you, they're doing it because they care about the team.”
Patrick Lencioni, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable

“Remember teamwork begins by building trust. And the only way to do that is to overcome our need for invulnerability.”
Patrick Lencioni, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable

“Nico sighed in exasperation. He hated working with other people. They were always cramping his style, making him uncomfortable. And Will Solace … Nico revised his impression of the son of Apollo. He’d always thought of Will as easygoing and laid back. Apparently he could also be stubborn and aggravating.”
Rick Riordan, The Blood of Olympus


“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

"When two people meet, there are really six people present. There is each man as he sees himself, each man as he wants to be seen, and each man as he really is." 
Michael De Saintamo 

Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships. 
Michael Jordan

The best teamwork comes from men who are working independently toward one goal in unison. 
James Cash Penney

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." 
Helen Keller 

"Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results." 
Andrew Carnegie 

"Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success." 
Henry Ford 

"When he took time to help the man up the mountain, lo, he scaled it himself."
Tibetan Proverb 

"Even eagles need a push."
David McNally 

"In order to become a leading home run hitter, a batter must be surrounded by good hitters, otherwise, the pitchers will 'pitch around' him. Likewise, many successful people became that way from being on a good team."
Laing Burns Jr. 

"A group becomes a team when all members are sure enough of themselves and their contributions to praise the skill of others."
Anonymous 

"Teamwork is neither "good" nor "desirable." It is a fact. Wherever people work together or play together they do so as a team. Which team to use for what purpose is a crucial, difficult and risky decision that is even harder to unmake. Managements have yet to learn how to make it."

“Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishment toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.” Andrew Carnegie, American Industrialist and philanthropist

“In union there is strength.” Aesop, Ancient Greek fabulist

“A team is more than a collection of people. It is a process of give and take.” Barbara Glacel & Emile Robert Jr.

“Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.” Brian Tracy, Motivational Speaker and author

“Gettin’ good players is easy. Gettin’ ’em to play together is the hard part.” Casey Stengel, American Major League Baseball outfielder and manager

“Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.” Henry Ford, American industrialist, the founder of the Ford Motor Company

“In teamwork, silence isn’t golden, it’s deadly.” Mark Sanborn

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead, American cultural anthropologist

“Teamwork: Simply stated, it is less me and more we.” Anonymous

“If you can laugh together, you can work together” Robert Orben, American professional comedy writer

“Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.” Michael Jordan, Professional basketball player

“T- Together E- Everyone A- Achieves M- More”

“A single arrow is easily broken, but not ten in a bundle.”
Proverb

“ The speed of the boss is the speed of the team.
-Lee Iacocca

“ Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.
-Henry Ford

“ Teamwork makes the dream work.
-Bang Gae

“ Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
-Helen Keller

“Teamplayer: Once who unites others toward a shared destiny through sharing information and ideas, empowering others and developing trust.” Dennis Kinlaw, President and Chancellor of Asbury College

“Teamwork divides the task and double the success.”
Anonymous

“Teamwork is working together — even when apart.”
Anonymous

“Alone we can do so little. Together we can do so much” Helen Keller, Author and political activist

“There is no ‘i’ in team but there is in win.” Michael Jordan, Professional basketball player

“I’m not under too much of an illusion of how smart or un-smart I am because filmmaking ultimately is about teamwork.” Guy Ritchie, English screenwriter, film director and producer

“The main ingredient of stardom is the rest of the team.”
John Wooden

“Either we’re a team or we aren’t. Either you trust me or you don’t” Ally Carter, in Heist Society

“To collaborative team members, completing one another is more important than competing with one another” John C. Maxwell, evangelical Christian author, speaker, and pastor

Teamwork divides the task and multiplies the success.
- Author unknown

"The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual." 
Vince Lombardi 

"The nice thing about teamwork is that you always have others on your side." 
Margaret Carty 

"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 

No one can whistle a symphony. It takes a whole orchestra to play it.
- H.E. Luccock

Times of stress and difficulty are not the times when men who are on the same side can afford to think overmuch about the extent of their differences. It is more profitable to think of points of agreement.
- John Henry Joshua Ellison

Sticks in a bundle are unbreakable.
- Kenyan Proverb

Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.
- Henry Ford

None of us is as smart as all of us.
- Ken Blanchard

A man may do an immense deal of good, if he does not care who gets the credit for it.
- Father Strickland

Teamwork is the ability to work as a group toward a common vision, even if that vision becomes extremely blurry.
- Author unknown

Individual commitment to a group effort — that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.
- Vince Lombardi

The nice thing about teamwork is that you always have others on your side.
- Margaret Carty

Many hands make light work.
- John Heywood

“ Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.
Stephen Covey

“It's hard to beat a person who never gives up.”
Babe Ruth

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much”
Helen Keller

“Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.”
Michael Jordan