45 Teamwork Quotes To Inspire Collaboration

Teamwork is when a group of people work together towards a common goal to finish a task.

Teamwork is crucial for success and is characterized by a group of people working together to achieve common objectives.

Our collection of over 45 teamwork quotes, drawn from the insights of historical leaders and age-old proverbs, emphasizes that the collective effort is often more significant than individual contributions.

Teamwork Quotes To Inspire Collaboration

These quotes not only inspire and motivate but also highlight the importance of a positive work environment and recognizing each team member’s unique strengths.

Whether to strengthen team bonds or to find daily inspiration, these reflections from renowned leaders and businesses underscore the power of working collaboratively.

Best Teamwork Quotes

1. “The truth is that teamwork is at the heart of great achievement.” ~ John C. Maxwell.

2. “If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.” ~ Henry Ford.

3. “Teamwork gives you the best opportunity to turn vision into reality.” ~ John C. Maxwell.

4. “By working together, pooling our resources and building on our strengths, we can accomplish great things.” ~ Ronald Reagan.


5. “Collaboration is multiplication.” ~ John C. Maxwell.

6. “Not finance. Not strategy. Not technology. It is teamwork that remains the ultimate competitive advantage, both because it is so powerful and so rare.” ~ Patrick Lencioni.

7. “No individual can win a game by himself.” ~ Pele.

8. “If you think and achieve as a team, the individual accolades will take care of themselves. Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.” ~ Michael Jordan.

9. “Build for your team a feeling of oneness, of dependence on one another and of strength to be derived by unity.” ~ Vince Lombardi

10. “There is no ‘I’ in team but there is in win.” ~ Michael Jordan 

11. “A hundred thousand men, coming one after another, cannot move a Ton weight; but the united strength of 50 would transport it with ease.” ~ George Washington

12. “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.

Top Teamwork Quotes

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

14. “Synergy – the bonus that is achieved when things work together harmoniously.” ~ Mark Twain

15. “To collaborative team members, completing one another is more important than competing with one another.” ~ John C. Maxwell

16. “A team is not made up of isolated individuals. Always stay in the game. Don’t be passive. Football is a team game. No one plays alone. Success depends on your whole team being a single unit.” ~ Pelé

17. “Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people.” ~ William Butler Yeats

18. “Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.” ~ Alexander the Great

19. “Team learning is the Process of aligning and developing the capacity of a team to create the results its members desire. It builds on the discipline of developing a shared vision. It also builds on personal mastery, for talented teams are made up of talented individuals.” ~ Peter Senge

20. “No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent.” ~ John Donne

21. “Efficiency is doing better what is already being done.” ~ Peter F. Drucker


22. “In union there is strength.” ~ Aesop

23. “Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.” ~ Lou Holtz.

Famous Teamwork Quotes

24. “Ordinary people with commitment can make an extraordinary impact on their world.” ~ John C. Maxwell

25. “Confidence comes from being prepared.” ~ John Wooden

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

27. “The only thing that will redeem mankind is cooperation.” ~ Bertrand Russell

28. “No team works out teamwork.” ~ Dwyane Wade

29. “There can only be one state of mind as you approach any profound test; total concentration, a spirit of togetherness, and strength.” ~ Pat Riley.

30. “I know you’ve heard it a thousand times before. But it’s true – hard work pays off. If you want to be good, you have to practice, practice, practice. If you don’t love something, then don’t do it.” ~ Ray Bradbury

31. “No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.” ~ Denis Waitley

32. “Let everyone sweep in front of his own door, and the whole world will be clean.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


33. “A coach is someone who can give correction without causing resentment.” ~ John Wooden

34. “Anyone who imagines they can work alone winds up surrounded by nothing but rivals, without companions. The fact is, no one ascends alone.” ~ Lance Armstrong

35. “I don’t necessarily have to like my players and associates but as their leader I must love them. Love is loyalty, love is teamwork, love respects the dignity of the individual. This is the strength of any organization.” ~ Vince Lombardi

36. “I guess if a person didn’t quit when the going got tough, they wouldn’t have anything to regret for the rest of their life.” ~ Lance Armstrong

37. “We’re going to turn this team around 360 degrees.” ~ Jason Kidd.

Inspiring Teamwork Quotes

38. “A self-reinforcing upward spiral: performance stimulating pride stimulating performance.” ~ Rosabeth Moss Kanter

39. “When all is said and done, teaching is what I try to do for a living.” ~ Jack Welch

40. “Yogi saw three of his players in the locker room wearing Cone Head hats. Yogi said, Those guys make a pair.” ~ Yogi Berra.

41. 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.

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

43. To win in the marketplace you must first win in the workplace. ~ Doug Conant.

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

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

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