In researching, The Awesome Leader’s Guide: Teamwork, my third book in the Choose Awesome Series, I asked my team members for their favorite quotes about teamwork. Here are some of the quotes they shared.
Take these teamwork quotes to heart to inspire collaboration to do meaningful work. I’m cheering you and your team on.
“Finding good players is easy. Getting them to play as a team is another story.”
– Casey Stengel
“Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.”
– Oprah Winfrey
“Teamwork divides the task and multiplies the success.”
– Author Unknown
“Teamwork gives you the best opportunity to turn vision into reality.”
– John C. Maxwell
“It marks a big step in your development when you come to realize that other people can help you do a better job than you could do alone.”
“Whatever we accomplish belongs to our entire group, a tribute to our combined effort.”
“If everyone moves forward together then success takes care of itself.”
“A boat doesn’t go forward if each one is rowing their own way.”
– Swahili Proverb
“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.”
“When you pull on that jersey the name on the front is a hell of a lot more important than the name on the back. “
“It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.”
– Harry S Truman
“A team is not a group of people who work together. A team is a group of people who trust each other.”
“No one can whistle a symphony. It takes an orchestra to play it.”
-Halford E. Luccock
We hope you have been inspired by these teamwork quotes to work collaboratively towards meaningful goals. When everyone works together towards a common goal, success takes care of itself.
If you want a high-performing team that works well together, be sure to check out my book The Awesome Leader’s Guide Teamwork: Why Some Teams Work, While Others Fail. And How To Build A Team That Succeeds.
Dr. Rebecca P. Morgan is a leadership and organizational development expert, an award-winning former Disney leader, best-selling author, the founder of Choose Awesome Company, and the creator of The Awesome Leader League.
She has spent the past two decades studying leadership, business, and developing leaders at all levels at Disney University, and trained people and organizations through the Disney Institute.
Her practical approach based on deep experience and respected research is that the connection between people and profits can transform leaders and their teams to be more creative, resilient, productive, profitable—and happier.