Cooperation Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old cooperation quotes, cooperation sayings, and cooperation proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

In union there is strength.     


He that does good to another does good also to himself.     

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent.     

John Donne

The path to greatness is along with others.     

Baltasar Gracian y Morales

You can't stay in your corner of the forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.     

A. A. Milne

Most great learning happens in groups. Collaboration is the stuff of growth.     

Sir Ken Robinson Ph.D.

Alone we can do so little. Together we can do so much.     

Helen Keller

In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.     

Charles Darwin

Many hands make light work.     

John Heywood

Sticks in a bundle are unbreakable     

Kenyan Proverb

We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now.     

Martin Luther King Jr.

If we do not hang together, we will all hang separately.     

Benjamin Franklin

Now join your hands, and with your hands your hearts.     

William Shakespeare

In walking, the will and the muscles are so accustomed to working together and performing their task with so little expenditure of force that the intellect is left comparatively free.     

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Let everyone sweep in front of his own door, and the whole world will be clean.     

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Not in numbers but in unity that our great strength lies.     

Thomas Paine

All things come out of the one, and the one out of all things.     


He who cannot help may hinder.     

German Proverb

Victory is much more meaningful when it comes not just from one person, but from the joint achievements of many.     

Howard Schultz

A willing helper does not wait until he is asked.     

Danish Proverb

When two people meet, there are really six people present. There is each man as he sees himself, each man as he wants to be seen, and each man as he really is.     

Michael De Saintamo

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


Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success.     

Henry Ford

The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual.     

Vince Lombardi

The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.     

Phil Jackson

People working together in a strong community with a shared goal and a common purpose can make the impossible possible.     

Tom Vilsack

The only thing that will redeem mankind is cooperation.     

Bertrand Russell

Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire.     

Chinese Proverb

Cooperation and conflict are two sides of the same coin; both arise out of man's relationship with his fellows. The larger the group, the greater the possibility of development through cooperation, and the greater the possibility of conflict.     

Julius Nyerere

Cooperation is willing collaboration by free individuals in a collective effort that creates more value than it expends.     

James Raymond Lucas