Inspirational Teamwork Quotes

Team Building Quotes

Give your co-workers a little bit of a confidence boost with these team building quotes. Whether you’re introducing a brand new set of colleagues to each other or you’re looking to motivate your existing staff, you can’t go wrong with these.

Especially since most of us have started working from home, it can be a struggle to keep yourself motivated and inspired. If you're a leader, we know that it's been just as difficult for you too. These inspirational team building quotes are a great read for anybody struggling to keep up with the demands of today's working world. So whether you’re introducing a brand new set of colleagues to each other or you’re looking to motivate your existing staff, you can’t go wrong with these team building teamwork quotes.


50 Teamwork Quotes to Motivate your Colleagues

  1. “No one can whistle a symphony. It takes a whole orchestra to play it.” – H. E. Luccock
  2. “He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader.” – Aristotle
  3. “Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people.” – Steve Jobs
  4. “A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a moulder of consensus.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
  5. "Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.” – Henry Ford
  6. “One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team.” – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
  7. “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other” – John F Kennedy
  8. “The value of achievement lies in the achieving.” – Albert Einstein
  9. “In union there is strength.” – Aesop
  10. “He who wishes to secure the good of others, has already secured his own.” – Confucius
  11. “Teams share the burden and divide the grief.” – Doug Smith
  12. “Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean.” – Ryunosuke Satoro
  13. “None of us is as smart as all of us.” - Ken Blanchard
  14. “It takes two flints to make a fire.” - Louisa May Alcott
  15. “There is little success where there is little laughter.” - Andrew Carnegie
  16. “A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts.” - Richard Branson
  17. “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader.” - John Quincy Adams
  18. “Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven’t planted.” - David Bly
  19. “Don’t let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning.” - Robert Kiyosaki
  20. “Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it.” - Dalai Lama
  21. “If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.” - Isaac Newton
  22. “Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” - Warren Buffett
  23. “It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.” - Theodore Roosevelt
  24. “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” - Winston Churchill
  25. "Tough times don’t last. Tough teams do." - Robert Schuller
  26. "The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team." - Phil Jackson
  27. "The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing." - Walt Disney
  28. "The secret of getting ahead is getting started." - Mark Twain
  29. "Strategy is not a solo sport, even if you’re the CEO." – Max McKeown
  30. "Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." – Helen Keller
  31. "It is the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) that those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed." – Charles Darwin
  32. "The ratio of “We’s” to “I’s” is the best indicator of the development of a team." – Lewis B. Ergen
  33. "No matter how brilliant your mind or strategy, if you’re playing a solo game, you’ll always lose out to a team." – Reid Hoffman
  34. "Hard work beats talent if talent doesn't work hard." – Tim Notke
  35. "I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it." – Thomas Jefferson
  36. "Individual commitment to a group effort--that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work." – Vince Lombardi
  37. “Teams share the burden and divide the grief.” – Doug Smith
  38. “Together, ordinary people can achieve extraordinary results.” – Becka Schoettle
  39. “A boat doesn’t go forward if each one is rowing their own way.” – Swahili Proverb
  40. “The main ingredient of stardom is the rest of the team.” — John Wooden
  41. “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
  42. “If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it.” – Bear Bryant
  43. “When he took time to help the man up the mountain, lo, he scaled it himself.” – Tibetan Proverb
  44. “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed. It is the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead
  45. “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
  46. “You are either supporting the vision or supporting division.” – Saji Ijiyemi
  47. “Sticks in a bundle are unbreakable.” – Kenyan Proverb
  48. “If you can laugh together, you can work together” - Robert Orben
  49. “The whole is greater than the sum of the parts.” - Kurt Koffka
  50. “The path to greatness is along with others.” - Baltasar Gracion

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