Team Building Quotes

160 Team Building Quotes

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You have to listen to adversaries and keep looking for that point beyond which it’s against their interests to keep on disagreeing or fighting.
Cyrus Vance

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

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

I don’t believe in just ordering people to do things. You have to sort of grab an oar and row with them.
Harold Geneen

One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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

We will never be better as a team than we are to each other.

It is better to have one person working with you than three people working for you.
Dwight D Eisenhower

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

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

The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.
Norman Vincent Peale

No man is wise enough by himself.

Light is the task where many share the toil.

All are but parts of one stupendous whole.
Alexander Pope

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 Drucker

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

One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

What we need to do is learn to work in the system, by which I mean that everybody, every team, every platform, every division, every component is there not for individual competitive profit or recognition, but for contribution to the system as a whole on a win-win basis.
W Edward Deming

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

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

Cooperation is the thorough conviction that nobody can get there unless everybody gets there.
Virginia Burden

A group is a bunch of people in an elevator. A team is also a bunch of people in an elevator, but the elevator is broken!
Bonnie Edelstein

Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.
Stephen Covey

Teamwork is what the Green Bay Packers were all about. They didn't do it for individual glory. They did it because they loved one another…
Vince Lombardi

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

A boat doesn’t go forward if each one is rowing their own way.
Swahili proverb

In order to have a winner, the team must have a feeling of unity; every player must put the team first ahead of personal glory.
Paul Bear Bryant

TEAMWORK is never having to take all the blame yourself.

I am a member of a team, and I rely on the team, I defer to it and sacrifice for it, because the team, not the individual, is the ultimate champion.
Mia Hamm

Wearing the same shirts doesn’t make a team.
Buchholz and Roth

If things seem under control, you are just not going fast enough.
Mario Andretti

Teamwork is the quintessential contradiction of a society grounded in individual achievement.
Marvin Weisbord

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

The basic building block of good teambuilding is for a leader to promote the feeling that every human being is unique and adds value.

Teamwork is a make or break situation. Either you help make it or the lack of it will break you.
Kris A Hiatt

A self-reinforcing upward spiral: performance stimulating pride stimulating performance.
Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Sticks in a bundle are unbreakable.
Kenyan Proverb

Have one team, not starters and substitutes. No one feels good being a “substitute.”
John Wooden

One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a tea.
Kareem Abdul Jabbar

Conflict is inevitable in a team…in fact, to achieve synergistic solutions, a variety of ideas and approaches are need.
Susan Gerke

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