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Teamwork divides the task and multiplies the success. ~Author Unknown

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

Teamwork is the ability to work as a group toward a common vision, even if that vision becomes extremely blurry. ~Author Unknown

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

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

Many hands make light work. ~John Heywood

One piece of log creates a small fire, adequate to warm you up, add just a few more pieces to blast an immense bonfire, large enough to warm up your entire circle of friends; needless to say that individuality counts but team work dynamites. ~Jin Kwon

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

Cooperation is the thorough conviction that nobody can get there unless everybody gets there. ~Virginia Burden

Sticks in a bundle are unbreakable. ~Kenyan Proverb

Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success. ~Henry Ford

None of us is as smart as all of us. ~Ken Blanchard

It is amazing how much you can accomplish when it doesn't matter who gets the credit. ~Author Unknown

Team means Together Everyone Achieves More! ~Author Unknown

Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishment toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results. ~Andrew Carnegie

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

A chain is only as strong as its weakest link. ~Author Unknown

Contrary to popular belief, there most certainly is an "I" in "team." It is the same "I" that appears three times in "responsibility." ~Amber Harding

We must all hang together or most assuredly we shall hang separately. ~Benjamin Franklin

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. ~Margaret Meade

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

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

Teamwork is essential - it allows you to blame someone else. ~Author Unknown

The ratio of We's to I's is the best indicator of the development of a team. ~Lewis B. Ergen

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

I am a member of a team, and I rely on the team, I defer to it and sacrifice for it, because the team, not the individual, is the ultimate champion. ~Mia Hamm

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

No member of a crew is praised for the rugged individuality of his rowing. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

A snowflake is one of God's most fragile creations, but look what they can do when they stick together! ~Author Unknown

In union there is strength. ~Aesop

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

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-Exupery

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

Gettin' good players is easy. Gettin' 'em to play together is the hard part. ~Casey Stengel

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

Sure there's no "I" in "team," but there is a "ME"! ~Author Unknown



Unknown : It is amazing how much you can accomplish when it doesn't matter who gets the credit.

Unknown : There is no "I" in "TEAMWORK".

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

Unknown : TEAM = Together Everyone Achieves More

Unknown : The whole is greater than the sum of the parts.

Unknown : Teamwork is working together — even when apart.

Unknown : A job worth doing is worth doing together.

Unknown : Coming together, sharing together, working together, succeeding together.

Unknown : A successful team beats with one heart.

Unknown : Teamwork divides the task and doubles the success.

Unknown : Teamwork doesn't tolerate the inconvenience of distance.



Andrew Carnegie : 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.

Ken Blanchard : None of us is as smart as all of us.

Vince Lombardi (1913-1970), football coach for the NFL : People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defenses, or the problems of modern society."

Henry Ford

Coming together is a beginning.

Keeping together is progress.

Working together is success.

Bruce Coslet, Coach, Bengals

The era of the rugged individual is giving way to the era of the team player.

Everyone is needed, but no one is necessary.

Vince Lombardi (1913-1970), football coach for the NFL

Teamwork is what the Green Bay Packers were all about. They didn't do it for individual glory. They did it because they loved one another…

Susan Gerke, IBM, Leadership Development

Conflict is inevitable in a team ... in fact, to achieve synergistic solutions, a variety of ideas and approaches are needed. These are the ingredients for conflict.

Coach Dean Smith to Michael Jordan in his freshman year at UNC

Michael, if you can't pass, you can't play.

Benjamin Franklin

We must all hang together,

or assuredly, we shall all hang separately.

Thomas Edison, when asked why he had a team of twenty-one assistants

If I could solve all the problems myself, I would.

Lewis B. Ergen

The ratio of We's to I's is the best indicator of the development of a team.

Stephen Covey

Synergy is the highest activity of life; it creates new untapped alternatives; it values and exploits the mental, emotional, and psychological differences between people.

Max DePree

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 individuals persons.

R. Meredith Belbin

Do you want a collection of brilliant minds or a brilliant collection of minds?

Baltasar Gracion, Spanish Priest

The path to greatness is along with others.

Doug Smith

Teams share the burden and divide the grief.

Tom Bouchard

Teams are successful when they are focused, have a short cycle time, and are supported by the executives.

Coach Phil Jackson Chicago Bulls

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

Norman Shidle

A group becomes a team when each member is sure enough of himself and his contribution to praise the skills of the others.

Robert F. Bales

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.

Dennis Kinlaw

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

Buchholz and Roth

Wearing the same shirts doesn't make you a team

Jason Kidd upon being drafted to the Dallas Mavericks

We're going to turn this team around 360 degrees.

Buchholz and Roth

Synergism is the simultaneous actions of separate entities which together have greater total effect than the sum of their individual effects.

Casey Stengel

Gettin' good players is easy. Gettin' 'em to play together is the hard part.

Katzenbach & Smith

A demanding performance challenge tends to create a team.

Marvin Weisbord

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

Will Schutz

Team members who feel threatened but who are not aware of it become rigid — and that stops teamwork.

Barbara Glacel & Emile Robert Jr.

A team is more than a collection of people. It is a process of give and take.

Mark Twain

Synergy — the bonus that is achieved when things work together harmoniously.

Ned Lautenbach

Teamwork is the lynchpin in our long term success.

Michael Jordan

Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.

Joe Paterno

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

Rosabeth Moss Kanter

A self-reinforcing upward spiral: performance stimulating pride stimulating performance.

Max DePree

Without forgiveness, there can be no real freedom to act within a group.

Katzenbach & Smith

The same dynamics that promote performance also support learning and behavioral change.

Dennis Kinlaw

Work and self-worth are the two factors in pride that interact with each other and that tend to increase the strong sense of pride found in superior work teams. When people do something of obvious worth, they feel a strong sense of personal worth.

Dr. Rob Gilbert

Working together works.

H.E. Luccock

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

Richard Wellins, William Byham, Jeanne Wilson

Teams are not ends in themselves; they are a means by which to achieve other organizational goals.

Sandra Richardson, OD Consultant

Effective teamwork is all about making a good, well-balanced salad not whipping individuals into a single batch of V8.

Reinhold Niebuhr

Men have never been individually self-sufficient.

Douglas McGregor

Most teams aren't teams at all but merely collections of individual relationships with the boss. Each individual vying with the others for power, prestige and position.

Katzenbach & Smith

Overcoming barriers to performance is how groups become teams.

Paul McCartney

I love to hear a choir. I love the humanity... to see the faces of real people devoting themselves to a piece of music. I like the teamwork. It makes me feel optimistic about the human race when I see them cooperating like that.

Benjamin Franklin

We must indeed all hang together, or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately.

Lou Holtz, former Notre Dame football coach

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.

Paul Bear Bryant

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.

Bud Wilkinson, football coach (1916 )

If a team is to reach its potential, each player must be willing to subordinate his personal goals to the good of the team.

Vince Lombardi (1913-1970), football coach for the NFL

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

Katzenbach & Smith

Teamwork represents a set of values that encourage behaviors such as listening and constructively responding to points of view expressed by others, giving others the benefit of the doubt, providing support to those who need it, and recognizing the interests and achievements of others.

Vince Lombardi, football coach for the NFL (1913-1970)

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

Robert Yates

It is amazing what can be accomplished when nobody cares about who gets the credit.

Margaret Carty

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

A Harvey Block

The ideas that come out of most brainstorming sessions are usually superficial, trivial, and not very original. They are rarely useful. The process, however, seems to make uncreative people feel that they are making innovative contributions and that others are listening to them.

Katzenbach & Smith

Fun is only real and sustainable if it feeds off the team's purpose and performance aspirations.

Vince Lombardi, football coach for the NFL (1913-1970)

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

Robert Crandall

You put together the best team that you can with the players you've got, and replace those who aren't good enough.

B. Dodge

No problem is insurmountable. With a little courage, teamwork and determination a person can overcome anything.

Dr. Allan Fromme

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

Debra Mancuso

Win together, lose together, play together, stay together.

Katzenbach & Smith

Real teams don't emerge unless individuals on them take risks involving conflict, trust, interdependence and hard work.

Vince Lombardi (1913-1970), football coach for the NFL

Teams do not go physically flat, they go mentally stale.


11th September 2009 From India, Madras


Nothing to worrry for no replies. It is indeed great collection of quotes - team work. well done. keep it up ! Keep going. Hats off. with warm regards,
24th August 2012 From India, Madras
good job! I enjoy attached PPS on Indian style of playing football...
29th October 2018 From Ukraine, Kyiv
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