Teamwork Sayings and Quotes

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

Unity is strength... when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.     

Mattie Stepanek

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

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

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

James Cash Penney

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

Mike Krzyzewski

Individual commitment to a group effort--that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.     

Vince Lombardi

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

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

Helen Keller

Remember, teamwork begins by building trust. And the only way to do that is to overcome our need for invulnerability.     

Patrick Lencioni

None of us is as smart as all of us.     

Ken Blanchard

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

Henry Ford

If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.     

Henry Ford

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

Phil Jackson

It takes two flints to make a fire.     

Louisa May Alcott

Only by binding together as a single force will we remain strong and unconquerable.     

Chris Bradford

Teamwork: I love the idea of all for one especially if that one is me.     

Jarod Kintz

You don't win with the best talent - you win with the five players who are able to play well together.     

Author Unknown

In union there is strength.     


Teamwork divides the task and multiplies the success.     

Author Unknown

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.     

Author Unknown

Regardless of differences, we strive shoulder to shoulder... [T]eamwork can be summed up in five short words: 'We believe in each other.     

Author Unknown

Teamwork: Simply stated, it is less me and more we.     

Author Unknown

If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.     

Henry Ford

A single arrow is easily broken, but not ten in a bundle.     

Japanese Proverb

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

Vince Lombardi

People have been known to achieve more as a result of working with others than against them.     

Dr. Allan Fromme

Effective teamwork will not take the place of knowing how to do the job or how to manage the work. Poor teamwork, however, can prevent effective final performance. And it can also prevent team members from gaining satisfaction in being a member of a team and the organization.     

Robert F. Bales

When a team outgrows individual performance and learns team confidence, excellence becomes a reality.     

Joe Paterno

Working together works.     

Dr. Rob Gilbert

No one can whistle a symphony. It takes an orchestra to play it.     

H.E. Luccock