Teamwork Quotes: 45 Quotations For Collaboration & Determination |

45 Teamwork Quotes For Collaboration & Determination

One of the most important aspects of any management strategy is the ability of a manager to recognize their team for the effort and performance. The following quotes will encourage, inspire, and motivate your team to collaborate and work together more effectively.

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  1.  “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships."
    – Michael Jordan, professional basketball player
  2. “Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.”
    – Henry Ford, American industrialist
  3. “If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.”
    – Henry Ford, American industrialist
  4.  “You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do.”
    – Henry Ford, American industrialist
  5. “Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.”
    – Helen Keller, activist
  6. “Remember, teamwork begins by building trust. And the only way to do that is to overcome our need for invulnerability.”
    – Patrick Lencioni, team management author
  7.  “Unity is strength. . . when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.”
    – Mattie Stepanek, American poet
  8.  “If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.”
    – Isaac Newton, English physicist
  9.  “No one can whistle a symphony. It takes a whole orchestra to play it.”
    – H.E. Luccock, American Methodist minister
  10.  “The ratio of we’s to I’s is the best indicator of the development of a team.”
    – Lewis B. Ergen, American actor
  11.  “It takes two flints to make a fire.”
    – Louisa May Alcott, American novelist
  12.  “Great things in business are never done by one person; they’re done by a team of people.”
    – Steve Jobs, American business magnate
  13.  “There is immense power when a group of people with similar interests gets together to work toward the same goals.”
    – Idowu Koyenikan, American author
  14.  “Politeness is the poison of collaboration.”
    – Edwin Land, American scientist
  15. "Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean."
    – Ryunosuke Satoro, Japanese writer
  16.  “Cooperation is the thorough conviction that nobody can get there unless everybody gets there.”
    – Virginia Burden, American author
  17.  “It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.”
    – Harry Truman, 33rd president
  18.   “The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.”
    – Vidal Sassoon, British businessman
  19.  "Individual commitment to a group effort--that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work."
    – Vince Lombardi, American football coach
  20. “The way to achieve your own success is to be willing to help somebody else get it first.”
    – Iyanla Vanzant, Inspirational speaker
  21. "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, American industrialist
  22. “It’s better to be alone than in bad company.”
    – George Washington, 1st U.S. president
  23. “Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life forever.”
    – Amy Poehler, American actress
  24. "I invite everyone to choose forgiveness rather than division, teamwork over personal ambition."
    – Jean-Francois Cope, French politician
  25. "None of us is as smart as all of us."
    – Ken Blanchard, American author
  26. “If you take out the team in teamwork, it’s just work. Now who wants that?”
    – Matthew Woodring Stover, American science fiction novelist
  27. "The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team."
    – Phil Jackson, American basketball coach
  28. “The speed of the boss is the speed of the team.”
    – Lee Iacocca, American automobile executive
  29. “To be good, and to do good, is all we have to do.”
    – John Adams, 2nd U.S. president
  30. “We rise by lifting others”
    – Robert Ingersoll, American lawyer
  31. "To me, teamwork is the beauty of our sport, where you have five acting as one. You become selfless."
    – Mike Krzyzewski, Duke University basketball coach
  32. "The best teamwork comes from men who are working independently toward one goal in unison."
    – James Cash Penney, American businessman
  33. “When you hand good people possibility, they do great things.”
    – Biz Stone, American entrepreneur
  34.  “There is no such thing as a self-made man. You will reach your goals only with the help of others.”
    – George Shinn, former owner of the Charlotte/New Orleans Hornets
  35.  “A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be.”
    – Rosalynn Carter, American writer
  36.  “I don’t like that man. I must get to know him better.”
    – Abraham Lincoln, 16th president
  37.  “Our destiny is not written for us, it’s written by us”
    – Barack Obama, 44rd president
  38.  “Great teamwork is the only way we create the breakthroughs that define our careers.”
    – Pat Riley, American professional basketball executive
  39.  “No individual can win a game by himself.”
    – Pele, Brazilian professional soccer player
  40.  “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, founder of LinkedIn & American internet entrepreneur
  41.  “No team works out teamwork.”
    – Dwyane Wade, former professional basketball player
  42.  “When you start out in a team, you have to get the teamwork going and then you get something back.”
    – Michael Schumacher, German former F1 driver
  43. "It is great to do what you love but greater with the great team."
    – Lailah Gifty Akita, Ghanaian author
  44.   “When you need to innovate, you need collaboration.”
    – Marissa Mayer, American businesswoman
  45. “A team is not a group of people who work together. A team is a group of people who trust each other.”
    – Simon Sinek, British-American author

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