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24 Mar 2022

100 Quotes On Teamwork

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


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


3. Teamwork begins by building trust. And the only way to do that is to overcome our need for invulnerability.
- Patrick Lencioni


4. It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.
- Napolean Hill


5. If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.
- Booker T. Washington


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


8. 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

9. 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


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


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


12. The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.
– Phil Jackson


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


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


15. Politeness is the poison of collaboration.
– Edwin Land


16. 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

17. Effectively, change is almost impossible without industry-wide collaboration, cooperation, and consensus.
– Simon Mainwaring


18. Teamwork begins by building trust. And the only way to do that is to overcome our need for invulnerability.
- Patrick Lencioni 


19. You need to be aware of what others are doing, applaud their efforts, acknowledge their successes, and encourage them in their pursuits. When we all help one another, everybody wins.
– Jim Stovall


20. 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


21. There is no such thing as a self-made man. You will reach your goals only with the help of others. – George Shinn


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


23. The whole is other than the sum of the parts.
– Kurt Koffka


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

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


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


27. 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


28. 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


29. Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great ones make you feel that you, too, can become great.
– Mark Twain


30. If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.
– Booker T. Washington


31. Great things in business are never done by one person; they're done by a team of people.
- Steve Jobs


32. Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean.
- Ryunosuke Satoro

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


34. 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


32. It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
– Harry Truman


33. It takes two flints to make a fire.
– Louisa May Alcott


34. The way to achieve your own success is to be willing to help somebody else get it first.
– Iyanla Vanzant


35. If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.
– African Proverb


36. Success is best when it's shared.
– Howard Schultz 


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


38. The ratio of we’s to I’s is the best indicator of the development of a team.
– Lewis B. Ergen

 

39. If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.
– Isaac Newton

 

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

 

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

 

42. It takes two flints to make a fire.
– Louisa May Alcott

 

43. Great things in business are never done by one person; they’re done by a team of people.
– Steve Jobs

 

44. 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

 

46. There is immense power when a group of people with similar interests gets together to work toward the same goals.
– Idowu Koyenikan

 

47. A group is a bunch of people in an elevator. A team is a bunch of people in an elevator, but the elevator is broken.
- Bonnie Edelstein

 

48. Politeness is the poison of collaboration.
- Edwin Land

 

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

 

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. It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
– Harry Truman

 

53. Teamwork is the lynchpin in our long term success.
– Ned Lautenbach

 

54. Team spirit is knowing and living the belief that what a group of people can accomplish together is much larger, far greater, and will exceed that which an individual can accomplish alone.
– Diane Arias

 

55. Only by binding together as a single force will we remain strong and unconquerable.
– Chris Bradford


56. I don’t like that man. I must get to know him better.
- Abraham Lincoln


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

58. 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


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


60. It is great to do what you love but greater with the great team.
- Lailah Gifty Akita


61. If you take out the team in teamwork, it’s just work. Now who wants that?
- Mathew Woodring Strover


62. If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of the giants.
- Isaac Newton


63. Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind than the one where they sprang up.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes


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


65. Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean.
- Ryunosuke Satoro


66. Not finance, not strategy. Not technology. It is teamwork that remains the ultimate competitive advantage, both because it is so powerful and rare.
- Patrick Lencioni

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

68. I can do things you cannot, you can do things I cannot: together we can do great things.
- Mother Teresa


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


70. When you need to innovate, you need collaboration.
- Marissa Mayer


71. 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


72. You don’t win alone. That’s just how it is.
- Tobio Kageyama


73. We may have all come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

74. 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


75. Surround yourself with a trusted and loyal team. It makes all the difference.
- Alison Pincus


76. I’ve never scored a goal in my life without getting a pass from someone else.
- Abby Wambach


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


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


79. If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.
- Booker T. Washington


80. A team is not a group of people who work together. A team is people who trust each other.
- Simon Sinek


81. It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
- Harry Truman


82. 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

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


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


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


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

~ George Shinn


87. The secret is to gang up on the problem, rather than each other.
- Thomas Stallkamp


88. Strong and cohesive teams thrive when leaders highlight how much they all have in common, not how much he or she stands above from the crowd.
- Moira Alexander


89. Collaboration has no hierarchy. The Sun collaborates with soil to bring flowers on the earth.
- Amit Ray


90. Don’t aspire to be the best on the team. Aspire to be the best for the team.
- Brian Tracy

91. No matter what accomplishments you make, somebody helped you.
- Althea Gibson


92. When ‘I’ is replaced by “we” even ‘illness’ becomes ‘wellness.’
- Scharf


93. When a team outgrows individual performance and learns team confidence, excellence becomes a reality.
- Joe Paterno


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


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


96. Strategy is not a solo sport, even if you’re the CEO.
- Max McKeown


97. It takes both sides to build a bridge.
- Fredrik Nael


98. The bigger the dream, the more important to the team.
- Robin Sharma


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


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


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