Teamwork Quotes

Get inspired with some great teamwork quotes, phrases and slogans. Some are famous, some are funny and some are simply inspirational. We are adding new quotations all the time so please check back often.

A big part of succeeding is teaming. That’s why I establish filters for who I work with. That’s not arrogance. It’s confidence – Larry Smith

A chain is only as strong as its weakest link – Anonymous

A demanding performance challenge tends to create a team – Katzenbach & Smith

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

A job worth doing is worth doing together – Anonymous

A pat on the back is only a few vertebrae removed from a kick in the pants, but is miles ahead in results – Ella Wheeler Wilcox

A self-reinforcing upward spiral: performance stimulating pride stimulating performance – Rosabeth Moss Kanter

A snowflake is one of God’s most fragile creations, but look what they can do when they stick together – Anonymous

A successful team beats with one heart – Anonymous

A successful team is a group of many hands but of one mind – Bill Bethel

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

A team that sweats together sticks together – Anonymous

A team with a star player is a good team, but a team without one is a great team – Anonymous

A word of encouragement during a failure is worth more than an hour of praise after success – Anonymous

All winning teams are goal-oriented. Teams like these win consistently because everyone connected with them concentrates on specific objectives –

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much – Helen Keller
Always treat your employees exactly as you want them to treat your best customers – Stephen Covey

Be prepared to play a good game – Tom Landry

Behind every able man, there are always other able men – Chinese Proverb

Build for your team a feeling of oneness, of dependence on one another and of strength to be derived by unity – Vince Lombardi

By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be a boss and work twelve hours a day – Robert Frost

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

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

Delegating work works, provided the one delegating works, too – Robert Half
Do you want a collection of brilliant minds or a brilliant collection of minds? – R. Meredith Belbin

Effective teamwork is all about making a good, well-balanced salad – not whipping individuals into a single batch of V8 – Sandra Richardson

Efficiency is doing better what is already being done – Peter F. Drucker

Enthusiasm is the way you trigger other people’s emotions so they instinctively help and support you – Paul Meyer

Every great institution is the lengthened shadow of a single man. His character determines the character of the organization – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every team needs a hero, every hero needs a team – Anonymous

Finding good players is easy. Getting them to play as a team is another story – Casey Stengel

Football Is an honest game. It’s true to life . It’s a game about sharing. Football is a team game. So is life – Joe Namath quotes

Fun is only real and sustainable if it feeds off the team’s purpose and performance aspirations – Katzenbach & Smith

Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration – Thomas Alva Edison

Genuine change is never a function of dominance, or even education, but of empathy and common ground – Alan Briskin

Getting good players is easy. Getting them to play together is the hard part – Casey Stengel

giving others the benefit of the doubt, providing support to those who need it, and recognizing the interests and achievements of others – Katzenbach

Great teamwork is the only way we create the breakthroughs that define our careers – Pat Riley

He who wished to secure the good of others, has already secured his own – Confucius

I never did anything alone. Whatever was accomplished in this country was accomplished collectively – Golda Meir

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

If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself – Henry Ford

If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants – Isaac Newton

If you can laugh together, you can work together – Robert Orben

If you put good people in bad systems you get bad results. You have to water the flowers you want to grow – Stephen R. Covey

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

In order to have a winner, the team must have a feeling of unity; every player must put the team first-ahead of personal glory – Paul Bear Bryant

In union there is strength – Aesop

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

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

Individuals score points, but teams win games – Zig Ziglar

It doesn’t take strength to win, it takes the true heart of the team to win – Emily voyles

It is a fact that in the right formation, the lifting power of many wings can achieve twice the distance of any bird flying alone – Anonymous

It is a fact that in the right formation, the lifting power of many wings can achieve twice the distance of any bird flying alone Anonymous

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

It is not a question of how well each process works, the question is how well they all work together – Lloyd Dobens

It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results – Andrew Carnegie

I’ve always found that the speed of the boss is the speed of the team – Lee Iacocca

Let your dreams outgrow the shoes of your expectations – Ryunosuke Satoro

Many hands make light work – John Heywood

Many of us are more capable than some of us; but none of us is as capable as all of us – Tom Wilson

Many successful people became that way from being on a good team – Laing Burns Jr.

Men have never been individually self-sufficient – Reinhold Niebuhr

Michael, if you can’t pass, you can’t play – Dean Smith

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has – Margaret Meade

No individual can win a game by himself – Pelé

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

No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself, or to get all the credit for doing it – Andrew Carnegie

No matter what accomplishments you make, somebody helped you – Althea Gibson

No member of a crew is praised for the rugged individuality of his rowing – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

No problem is insurmountable. With a little courage, teamwork and determination a person can overcome anything – B. Dodge

One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Overcoming barriers to performance is how groups become teams – Katzenbach & Smith

People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defences, or the problems of modern society – Vince Lombardi

Real teams don’t emerge unless individuals on them take risks involving conflict, trust, interdependence and hard work – Katzenbach & Smith

Regardless of differences, we strive shoulder to shoulder; teamwork can be summed up in five short words: we believe in each other – Anonymous

Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all – Alexander the Great

Snowflakes are one of nature’s most fragile things, but just look at what they can do when they stick together – Vesta Kelly

Sometimes you gotta take one for the team – Anonymous

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

Sticks in a bundle are unbreakable – Kenyan Proverb

Strength lies in differences, not in similarities – Stephen Covey

Synergism is the simultaneous actions of separate entities which together have greater total effect than the sum of their individual effects – Buchholz

Synergy – the bonus that is achieved when things work together harmoniously – Mark Twain

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

TEAM = Together Everyone Achieve More – Anonymous

Team means Together Everyone Achieves More – Anonymous

Team members who feel threatened but who are not aware of it become rigid and that stops teamwork – Will Schutz

Teams are not ends in themselves; they are a means by which to achieve other organizational goals – Richard Wellins

Teams are successful when they are focused, have a short cycle time, and are supported by the executives – Tom Bouchard

Teams do not go physically flat, they go mentally stale – Vince Lombardi

Teams share the burden and divide the grief – Doug Smith

Teamwork divides the task and doubles the success – Anonymous

Teamwork doesn’t tolerate the inconvenience of distance – Anonymous

Teamwork is a well-blended peculiarities – Jose B. Cabajar

Teamwork is better than isolation, especially for a columnist – Allan Sloan

Teamwork is essential; it allows you to blame someone else – Anonymous

Teamwork is mainly about situational leadership, letting the person with the relevant core competency for a situation take leadership – Anonymous

Teamwork is the ability to work as a group toward a common vision, even if that vision becomes extremely blurry – Anonymous

Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results – Andrew Carnegie

Teamwork is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results – Andrew Carnegie

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

Teamwork is the quintessential contradiction of a society grounded in individual achievement – Marvin Weisbord

Teamwork is working together — even when apart – Anonymous

Teamwork: simply stated, it is less me and more we – Anonymous

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

The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses – Napoleon Hill

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

The era of the rugged individual is giving way to the era of the team player. Everyone is needed, but no one is necessary – Bruce Coslet

The leaders who work most effectively, it seems to me, never say ‘I’. They don’t think ‘I’. They think ‘we’; they think ‘team’ – Tom Peters

The nice thing about teamwork is that you always have others on your side – Margaret Cardy

The path to greatness is along with others – Baltasar Gracion

The perils of overwork are slight compared with the dangers of inactivity – Thomas Alva Edison

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

The same dynamics that promote performance also support learning and behavioral change – Katzenbach & Smith

The secret is to work less as individuals and more as a team. As a coach, I play not my eleven best, but my best eleven – Knute Rockne

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

The truth is that teamwork is at the heart of great achievement – John Maxwell
The whole is greater than the sum of the parts – Anonymous

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

There is no ‘I’ in ‘teamwork’ – Anonymous

There is no such thing as “one-man show” in a winning team – Jose B. Cabajar

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

They go about their business with blinders on; nothing will distract them from achieving their aims – Lou Holtz

Together, ordinary people can achieve extraordinary results – Becka Schoettle

Together, the club won’t be worth a dime – Babe Ruth

Trust men and they will be true to you; treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

We must indeed all hang together, or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately – Benjamin Franklin

Wearing the same shirts doesn’t make you a team – Buchholz and Roth

We’re a team. One person struggles, we all struggle. One person triumphs, we all triumph – Anonymous

We’re going to turn this team around 360 degrees – Jason Kidd

What chance gathers she easily scatters. A great person attracts great people and knows how to hold them together – Johann von Goethe

What we think or what we believe is, in the end, of little consequence. The only thing of consequence is what we do – John Ruskin

What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say – Ralph Waldo Emerson

When a team outgrows individual performance and learns team confidence, excellence becomes a reality – Joe Paterno

When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece – John Ruskin

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

When your work speaks for itself, don’t interrupt – Henry J. Kaiser

Whenever ideas are shared, the result is always greater than the sum of the parts – Rich Willis

Why should I clutter my mind with general information when I have men around me who can supply any knowledge I need? – Henry Ford

Win together, lose together, play together, stay together – Debra Mancuso

Without forgiveness, there can be no real freedom to act within a group – Max DePree

Working together works – Dr. Rob Gilbert

You aren’t a teammate unless you know you can trust each other with your lives – Trevor Blackwell

You need togetherness because you don’t always win, and you have got to hang though together – Tony Dungy

You put together the best team that you can with the players you’ve got, and replace those who aren’t good enough – Robert Crandall

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