Cooperation Sayings and Quotes

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

In union there is strength. Aesop
He that does good to another does good also to himself. Lucius Annaeus Seneca
No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent. John Donne
The path to greatness is along with others. Baltasar Gracian y Morales
You can't stay in your corner of the forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes. A. A. Milne
Most great learning happens in groups. Collaboration is the stuff of growth. Sir Ken Robinson Ph.D.
Alone we can do so little. Together we can do so much. Helen Keller
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed. Charles Darwin
Many hands make light work. John Heywood
Sticks in a bundle are unbreakable Kenyan Proverb
We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now. Martin Luther King Jr.
If we do not hang together, we will all hang separately. Benjamin Franklin
Now join your hands, and with your hands your hearts. William Shakespeare
In walking, the will and the muscles are so accustomed to working together and performing their task with so little expenditure of force that the intellect is left comparatively free. Oliver Wendell Holmes
Let everyone sweep in front of his own door, and the whole world will be clean. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Not in numbers but in unity that our great strength lies. Thomas Paine
All things come out of the one, and the one out of all things. Heraclitus
He who cannot help may hinder. German Proverb
Victory is much more meaningful when it comes not just from one person, but from the joint achievements of many. Howard Schultz
A willing helper does not wait until he is asked. Danish Proverb
When two people meet, there are really six people present. There is each man as he sees himself, each man as he wants to be seen, and each man as he really is. Michael De Saintamo
So powerful is the light of unity that it can illuminate the whole earth. Bahaullah
Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success. Henry Ford
The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual. Vince Lombardi
The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team. Phil Jackson
People working together in a strong community with a shared goal and a common purpose can make the impossible possible. Tom Vilsack
The only thing that will redeem mankind is cooperation. Bertrand Russell
Only when all contribute their firewood can they build up a strong fire. Chinese Proverb
Cooperation and conflict are two sides of the same coin; both arise out of man's relationship with his fellows. The larger the group, the greater the possibility of development through cooperation, and the greater the possibility of conflict. Julius Nyerere
Cooperation is willing collaboration by free individuals in a collective effort that creates more value than it expends. James Raymond Lucas
Take the trouble to stop and think of the other person's feelings, his viewpoints, his desires and needs. Think more of what the other fellow wants, and how he must feel. Maxwell Maltz
Either men will learn to live like brothers, or they will die like beasts. Max Lerner
Union gives strength. Aesop
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances. If there is any reaction, both are transformed. Carl Jung
People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defenses, or the problems of modern society. Vince Lombardi
Always try to do something for the other fellow and you will be agreeably surprised how things come your way -- how many pleasing things are done for you. Claude M. Bristol
Behold how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity. Bible
Each of us is here for a brief sojourn; for what purpose he knows not, though he senses it. But without deeper reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people. Albert Einstein
Everything in the world we want to do or get done, we must do with and through people. Earl Nightingale
God does notice us, and He watches over us. But it is usually through another person that he meets our needs. Spencer W. Kimball
Our lives are like islands in the sea, or like trees in the forest. The maple and the pine may whisper to each other with their leaves ... But the trees also commingle their roots in the darkness underground, and the islands also hang together through the ocean's bottom. William James
No matter what accomplishments you achieve, somebody helps you. Althea Gibson
We are here to awaken from our illusion of separateness. Thich Nhat Hanh
When we begin to believe that there is greater joy in working with and for others, rather than just for ourselves, then our society will truly become a place of celebration. Jean Vanier
You don't get harmony when everybody sings the same note. Doug Floyd
Every kind of peaceful cooperation among men is primarily based on mutual trust and only secondarily on institutions such as courts of justice and police Albert Einstein
Let's face it. In most of life we really are interdependent. We need each other. Staunch independence is an illusion, but heavy dependence isn't healthy, either. The only position of long-term strength is interdependence: win/win. Greg Anderson
The world basically and fundamentally is constituted on the basis of harmony. Everything works in co-operation with something else. Preston Bradley
Doing things for others always pays dividends Claude M. Bristol
No man has come to true greatness who has not felt that his life belongs to his race, and that which God gives to him, He gives him for mankind. Phillips Brooks
Non-cooperation with evil as much a duty as is cooperation with good. Gandhi
We are born for cooperation, as are the feet, the hands, the eyelids, and the upper and lower jaws. Marcus Aurelius
Getting along with others is the essence of getting ahead, success being linked with cooperation. William Feather
Cooperation is not a sentiment—it is an economic necessity. Charles Steinmetz
Save possibly in education effects, cooperation can produce no general results that competition will not produce. Henry George
We would rather have one man working with us than working for us. F.W. Woolworth
If you don't believe in cooperation, watch what happens to a wagon when one wheel comes off. American Proverb
A single arrow is easily broken, but not ten in a bundle. Japanese Proverb
When spider webs unite, they can tie up a lion. African Proverb
Government and cooperation are in all things the laws of life; anarchy and competition the laws of death. John Ruskin
With one hand I do not even tie a knot. John Taylor Wood
God gives food, but does he cook it and put it in the mouth? John Taylor Wood
You cannot clap with one hand alone. John Taylor Wood
No more the swindler singly seeks his prey; / To hunt in couples is the modern way / A rascal, from the public to purloin, / An honest man to hide away the coin. Ambrose Bierce
When we all work together we will get the job done / When we all are united we can work as one / When we all work together we will / Get the job done. James Wright
If you lift just a little, I'll pull down from the middle / Combine my dedication with your cooperation / Remove all hesitation with one slight levitation / If you lift just a little, I'll pull down from the middle. Billy Sheehan
Tryin' hard to weigh up the situation / But without my mind's full cooperation / How can I have something to believe in / When I don't even listen to the mouth the words are leaving. China Drum
Together ordinary people can achieve extraordinary results. Becka Schoettle
Cooperation is the thorough conviction that nobody can get there unless everybody gets there. Virginia Burden
Nothing truly valuable can be achieved except by the unselfish cooperation of many individuals. Albert Einstein
Cooperation doesn't mean agreement, it means working together to advance the greater good. Simon Sinek
A hundred thousand men, coming one after another, cannot move a Ton weight; but the united strength of 50 would transport it with ease. George Washington
Life is not a game of Solitaire; people depend on one another. When one does well, others are lifted. When one stumbles, others also are impacted. There are no one-man teams--either by definition or natural law. Success is a cooperative effort; it’s dependent upon those who stand beside you. Jon M. Huntsman Sr.
The most effective form of creation is an act of cooperation, not force. Bryant McGill
Without trust, there's no cooperation. And without cooperation, there's no progress. History stops. Rick Yancey
There is immense power when a group of people with similar interests gets together to work toward the same goals. Idowu Koyenikan
An individual can't create anything itself. All of our dreams come true with the cooperation and co-creation of other souls. Hina Hashmi
We all do better when we work together. Our differences do matter, but our common humanity matters more. Bill Clinton
A choir is made up of many voices, including yours and mine. If one by one all go silent then all that will be left are the soloists. Don't let a loud few determine the nature of the sound. It makes for poor harmony and diminishes the song. Vera Nazarian
People working together can overcome many obstacles, often within themselves, and by doing so can make the world a better place. Mo Mowlam