Team Building Sayings and Quotes

There is no “I” in team, but it can be difficult to get everyone on the same page. Each individual on the team must have confidence in and trust the other members to get the job done. Below you’ll find a collection of wise team building quotes to foster help foster unity within your group.

People have been known to achieve more as a result of working with others than against them. Dr. Allan Fromme
Individual commitment to a group effort--that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work. Vince Lombardi
Remember, teamwork begins by building trust. And the only way to do that is to overcome our need for invulnerability. Patrick Lencioni
It is amazing how much people get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit. Swahili Proverb
No one can whistle a symphony. It takes an orchestra to play it. H.E. Luccock
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. Andrew Carnegie
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
The ratio of We's to I's is the best indicator of the development of a team. Lewis B. Ergen
Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships. Michael Jordan
The speed of the boss is the speed of the team. Lee Iacocca
Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success. Henry Ford
Teamwork makes the dream work. Bang Gae
The strength of the team is each member. The strength of each member is the team. Phil Jackson
In union there is strength. Aesop
All of us, at certain moments of our lives, need to take advice and to receive help from other people. Alexis Carrel
No matter what accomplishments you make, somebody helped you. Althea Gibson
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
If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself. Henry Ford
It takes two flints to make a fire. Louisa May Alcott
A team is more than a collection of people. It is a process of give and take. Barbara Glacel & Emile Robert Jr.
Gettin' good players is easy. Gettin' 'em to play together is the hard part. Casey Stengel
If you can laugh together, you can work together Robert Orben
A single arrow is easily broken, but not ten in a bundle. Proverb
A leader must inspire or his team will expire Orrin Woodward
We must all hang together, or assuredly, we shall all hang separately. Benjamin Franklin
You don't get harmony when everybody sings the same note. Doug Floyd
None of us is as smart as all of us. Ken Blanchard
You will find men who want to be carried on the shoulders of others, who think that the world owes them a living. They don't seem to see that we must all lift together and pull together. Henry Ford
Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success. Stephen Covey
One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar