Best Famous Inspirational Teamwork Quotes For The Office

Teamwork is an essential part of success in the workplace, school, or in sports. It is a group of like-minded people aiming to achieve their goals by working in harmony with each other. It means trusting every member of your team as well as being trusted by them.

Lead Your Team With Wisdom From These 99 Great Teamwork Quotes

Here are some quotes to inspire everyone on the team to boost confidence, trust, and camaraderie.

1. Great teamwork is the only way we create the breakthroughs that define our careers.—Pat Riley

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

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

4. When you hand good people possibility, they do great things.—Biz Stone

5. None of us is as smart as all of us.—Ken Blanchard

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

7. It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.―Babe Ruth

8. I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse.—Florence Nightingale

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

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

11. 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

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

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

14. 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

15. 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

16. 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

17. Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.—Zig Ziglar

18. The speed of the boss is the speed of the team.—Lee Iacocca

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

20. No individual can win a game by himself.—Pele

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

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

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

24. In teamwork, silence isn’t golden, it’s deadly.—Mark Sanborn

25. The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.—Phil Jackson

26. It’s a very important thing to learn to talk to people you disagree with.—Pete Seeger

27. Teamwork makes the dream work.—Bang Gae

28. If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.—Booker T. Washington

29. Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people.—Steve Jobs

30. Collaboration allows teachers to capture each other’s fund of collective intelligence.—Mike Schmoker

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

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

33. If you can laugh together, you can work together.—Robert Orben

34. There is immense power when a group of people with similar interests gets together to work toward the same goals.—Idowu Koyenikan, Wealth for All: Living a Life of Success at the Edge of Your Ability

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

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

37. 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

38. 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

39. It takes two flints to make a fire.—Louisa May Alcott

40. The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can’t be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.—Elbert Hubbard

41. 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

42. 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

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

44. My model for business is The Beatles. They were four guys who kept each other’s kind of negative tendencies in check. They balanced each other and the total was greater than the sum of the parts. That’s how I see business: great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people.—Steve Jobs

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

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

47. No team works out teamwork.—Dwyane Wade

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

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

50. Sport has taught me never to be jealous of someone or insecure if somebody is doing well. It’s taught me teamwork and the value of patience. Even If I lose, I know that I’ve actually not lost.—Ritika Singh

51. If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people together to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.—Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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

53. You don’t get harmony when everybody sings the same note.—Doug Floyd

54. Teamwork is the secret that makes common people achieve uncommon results.—Ifeanyi Onuoha

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

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

57. I don’t pose as an authority on anything at all, I follow the opinions of the ordinary people I meet, and I take pride in the close-knit teamwork with my organization.—Walt Disney

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

59. A single arrow is easily broken, but not ten in a bundle.—Japanese Proverb

60. Never confuse movement with action.―Ernest Hemingway

61. 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

62. There’s nothing greater in the world than when somebody on the team does something good, and everybody gathers around to pat him on the back.—Billy Martin

63. We = power.—Lorii Myers

64. People are definitely a company’s greatest asset. It doesn’t make any difference whether the product is cars or cosmetics. —Mary Kay Ash

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

66. Teamwork is a make or break situation. Either you help make it or the lack of it will break you.—Kris A. Hiatt

67. 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

68. When you need to innovate, you need collaboration.—Marissa Mayer

69. 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

70. If we were all determined to play the first violin, we should never have an ensemble. Therefore, respect every musician in his proper place.—Robert Schumann

71. If two men on the same job agree all the time, then one is useless. If they disagree all the time, both are useless.—Darryl F. Zanuck

72. There is little success where there is little laughter.—Andrew Carnegie

73. So powerful is the light of unity that it can illuminate the whole earth.—Bahaullah

74. If you want to be recognized, then be a team player. Work unselfishly. Work to help everyone succeed. Encourage one another. Don’t complain and argue.—Gary Schulz, God’s Creation of Work

75. The whole is other than the sum of the parts.—Kurt Koffka

76. Teamwork divides the task and multiplies the success.—Unknown

77. We rise by lifting others.―Robert Ingersoll

78. Snowflakes are one of nature’s most fragile things, but just look what they can do when they stick together.—Vesta M. Kelly

79. The nicest thing about teamwork is that you always have others on your side.—Margaret Carty

80. We must all hang together or most assuredly we shall all hang separately.—Ben Franklin

81. Trust your team. Let others do their work so that you may concentrate wholly on doing your own.—Gene King, Plan B

82. 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

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

84. If you take out the team in teamwork, it’s just work. Now who wants that?―Matthew Woodring Stover

85. You are either supporting the vision or supporting division.—Saji Ijiyemi

86. The main ingredient of stardom is the rest of the team.—John Wooden

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

88. Teamwork: Simply stated, it is less me and more we.—Author Unknown

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

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

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

92. It should never be ME against the world but WE against the world.—Janna Cachola

93. I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles, but today it means getting along with people.—Mohandas Ghandi

94. A few harmless flakes working together can unleash an avalanche of destruction.—Justin Sewell

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

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

97. I’m not the smartest fellow in the world, but I sure can pick smart colleagues.—Franklin D. Roosevelt

98. The main ingredient of stardom is the rest of the team.—John Wooden

99. If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.—African Proverb

Final Thoughts

Inspiring the whole team can mean success for everyone in it. Teamwork is the heart of all the greatest achievements. Nothing is sweeter than immersing yourself in success with all the people in your team.

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