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80+ Best Team Building Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Team building is the process of turning a group of individual contributing employees into a cohesive team. Profoundly inspirational team building quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

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Famous Team Building Quotes

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

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

Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships. – Michael Jordan

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Successful team struggle, fight and bicker, too. The difference between a Successful Team and a failing team: When these challenges happen, Succesful Teams acknowledge and resolve them quickly because the vision, harmony, consistent production, and success of the team is more important than any ‘he say – she say’ drama or counterproductive foolishness. – Ty Howard

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

Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much. – Helen Keller

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

I always look at it that I work with my employees as opposed to them working for me. – Donald Trump

Trust is knowing that when a team member does push you, they’re doing it because they care about the team. – Patrick Lencioni

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

Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people. – Steve Jobs

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

I invite everyone to choose forgiveness rather than division, teamwork over personal ambition. – Jean-Francois Cope

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

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

If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself. – 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

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

It is amazing how much people can get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit. – Sandra Swinney

The best teamwork comes from men who are working independently toward one goal in unison. – James Cash Penney

I’ve always found that the speed of the boss is the speed of the team. – Lee Iacocca

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 teamwork dynamites. – Jin Kwon

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

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The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team. – Phil Jackson

Collaboration allows teachers to capture each other’s fund of collective intelligence. – Mike Schmoker

It takes two flints to make a fire. – Louisa May Alcott

Unity is strength. . . when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved. – Mattie Stepanek

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, including me, ever do great things. But we can all do small things, with great love, and together we can do something wonderful. – Mother Teresa

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

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

To me, teamwork is the beauty of our sport, where you have five acting as one. You become selfless. – Mike Krzyzewski

You can’t change how people treat you or what they say about you. All you can do is change how you react to it. – Mahatma Gandhi

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

In teamwork, silence isn’t golden, it’s deadly. – Mark Sanborn

A group becomes a team when each member is sure enough of himself and his contribution to praise the skill of the others. – Norman S. Hidle

He who wished to secure the good of others has already secured his own. – Confucius

The leaders who work most effectively, it seems to me, never say ‘I.’ And that’s not because they have trained themselves not to say ‘I.’ They don’t think ‘I.’ They think ‘we’; they think ‘team.’ They understand their job to be to make the team function. They accept responsibility and don’t sidestep it, but ‘we’ gets the credit…. This is what creates trust, what enables you to get the task done. – Peter F. Drucker

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

Good teams incorporate teamwork into their culture, creating the building blocks for success. – Ted Sundquist

Build for your team a feeling of oneness, of dependence on one another and of strength to be derived by unity. – Vince Lombardi

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

Light is the task where many share the toil. – Homer

There are few, if any, jobs in which ability alone is sufficient. Needed, also, are loyalty, sincerity, enthusiasm and team play. – William B. Given, Jr.

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

The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one. – Mark Twain

Gossip, jealousy, suspicion, and resentment are the most destructive ways that we look at each other; such negativity only serves to fracture our personal power. – Ancient Teachings

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

There is an amazing beauty and strength in diversity. Everyone has something special to offer, everyone has a gift that can add value to the organization, community and even the world. People with different tribe, race, religion and nationality can come together and accomplish something extraordinary. The key is the culture of unity and team work. – Farshad Asl

When you form a team, why do you try to form a team? Because teamwork builds trust and trust builds speed. – Russel Honore

You need to be aware of what others are doing, applaud their efforts, acknowledge their successes, and encourage them in their pursuits. When we all help one another, everybody wins. – Jim Stovall

Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting a particular way . . . you become just by performing just actions, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave actions. – Aristotle

He who wished to secure the good of others, has already secured his own. – Confucius

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

I don’t believe in team motivation. I believe in getting a team prepared so it knows it will have the necessary confidence when it steps on a field and be prepared to play a good game. – Tom Landry

Many of us are more capable than some of us, but none of us is as capable as all of us. – Tom Wilson

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

It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed. – Napoleon Hill

The greatest danger a team faces isn’t that it won’t become successful, but that it will, and then cease to improve. – Mark Sanborn

No man is wise enough by himself. – Plautus

A major reason capable people fail to advance is that they don’t work well with their colleagues. – Lee Iacocca

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

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

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