Quotes to Inspire Teamwork

Quotes to Inspire Teamwork


Teamwork is an essential part of everyday life. You are often expected to be a functional part of a team whether at home, participating in sport or at work. When every member works for the team and works together as a team, the team’s chances of success increases. Each team member brings his or her own unique skills to the team, making available a diverse range of resources for the team.

We have put together the following quotes to inspire your team to a higher degree of teamwork:

“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

“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

“I’m not under too much of an illusion of how smart or un-smart I am because film making ultimately is about teamwork.”
– Guy Ritchie

“Remember teamwork begins by building trust. And the only way to do that is to overcome our need for invulnerability.”
– Patrick Lencioni

“In teamwork, silence isn’t golden, it’s deadly.”
– Mark Sanborn

“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

“Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.”
– Henry Ford

“My model for business is The Beatles. They were four guys who kept each other 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

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

“I invite everyone to choose forgiveness rather than division, teamwork over personal ambition.”
– Jean-Francois Cope

“There’s a tipping point that happens with soccer in which you just kinda get it. I was drawn to it because the best soccer teams play similarly to my favorite basketball teams – like the eighties Lakers or eighties Celtics – teams that emphasized teamwork over individualism and relied on passing as their biggest ongoing edge.”
– Bill Simmons

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much”
– Helen Keller

“The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.”
– Phil Jackson

“The greater the loyalty of a group toward the group, the greater is the motivation among the members to achieve the goals of the group, and the greater the probability that the group will achieve its goals.”
– Rensis Likert

“Teamwork is the secret that make common people achieve uncommon result.”
– Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha

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

“Teamwork makes the dream work”
– Bang Gae

“Teamwork is essential that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.”
– Vince Lombardi

“Of what need is teamwork without a common goal?”
– Ogwo David Emenike

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