Team Motivational Sayings and Quotes

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


The individual great spirit and great efforts create a great team.     

Lailah Gifty Akita

Trust your team. Let others do their work so that you may concentrate wholly on doing your own.     

Gene King

The best teamwork comes from men who are working independently toward one goal in unison.     

James Cash Penney

Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.     

Helen Keller

The nice thing about teamwork is that you always have others on your side.     

Margaret Carty

Teamwork. A few harmless flakes working together can unleash an avalanche of destruction.     

Justin Sewell

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.     

Bear Bryant

Teamwork is really a form of trust. It's what happens when you surrender the mistaken idea that you can go it alone and realize that you won't achieve your individual goals without the support of your colleagues.     

Pat Summitt

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

Mike Krzyzewski

Respect your fellow human being, treat them fairly, disagree with them honestly, enjoy their friendship, explore your thoughts about one another candidly, work together for a common goal and help one another achieve it.     

Bill Bradley

When your team is winning, be ready to be tough, because winning can make you soft. On the other hand, when you team is losing, stick by them. Keep believing.     

Bo Schembechler

On this team, we're all united in a common goal: to keep my job.     

Lou Holtz

When a great team loses through complacency, it will constantly search for new and more intricate explanations to explain away defeat.     

Pat Riley

All winning teams are goal oriented. Teams like these win consistently because everyone connected with them concentrates on specific objectives. They go about their business with blinders on; nothing will distract them from achieving their aims.     

Lou Holtz

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-Exupéry

Teamwork is the quintessential contradiction of a society grounded in individual achievement.     

Marvin R. Weisbord

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

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

Phil Jackson

Great teamwork is the only way we create the breakthroughs that define our careers.     

Pat Riley

The key elements in the art of working together are how to deal with change, how to deal with conflict, and how to reach our potential the needs of the team are best met when we meet the needs of individual persons.     

Max Depree

And when members of a team have high-quality connections, they may also feel more safety and trust, resulting in greater cooperation and coordination.     

Lisa Broesch-Weeks

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

Victoria Osteen

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

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

Teamplayer: Once who unites others toward a shared destiny through sharing information and ideas, empowering others and developing trust.     

Dennis F. Kinlaw

The key to teamwork is to learn a role, accept a role, and strive to become excellent playing it.     

Pat Riley

Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.     

Henry Ford

Good teams incorporate teamwork into their culture, creating the building blocks for success.     

Ted Sundquist

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

Trust is knowing that when a team member pushes you, they are doing it because they care about the team.     

Patrick Lencioni