Compiled by Mia Inderbitzin

We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately.
—Benjamin Franklin

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

Unity to be real must stand the severest strain without breaking.
—Mahatma Gandhi

The strength of the pack is the wolf, and the strength of the wolf is the pack.
—Rudyard Kipling

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

No one can whistle a symphony. It takes an orchestra to play it.
—H.E. Luccock

The era of the rugged individual is giving way to the era of the team player. Everyone is needed, but no one is necessary.
—Bruce Coslet

The key elements in the art of working together are how to deal with change, how to deal with conflict, and how to reach our potential... The needs of the team are best met when we meet the needs of individual persons.
—Max DePree

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

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

Teamwork is the lynchpin in our long term success.
—Ned Lautenbach

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

Work and self-worth are the two factors in pride that interact with each other and that tend to increase the strong sense of pride found in superior work teams. When people do something of obvious worth, they feel a strong sense of personal worth.
—Dennis Kinlaw

Appreciate everything your associates do for the business. Nothing else can quite substitute for a few well-chosen, well-timed, sincere words of praise. They’re absolutely free and worth a fortune.
—Sam Walton

Effective teamwork is all about making a good, well-balanced salad, not whipping individuals into a single batch of V8.
—Sandra Richardson, OD Consultant

I love to hear a choir. I love the humanity... to see the faces of real people devoting themselves to a piece of music. I like the teamwork. It makes me feel optimistic about the human race when I see them cooperating like that.
—Paul McCartney

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

It is amazing what can be accomplished when nobody cares about who gets the credit.
—Robert Yates

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

A pat on the back is only a few vertebrae removed from a kick in the pants, but is miles ahead in results.
—Ella Wheeler Wilcox

A successful team is a group of many hands but of one mind.
—Bill Bethel

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.
—Helen Keller

Enthusiasm is the way you trigger other people’s emotions so they instinctively help and support you.
—Paul Meyer


Snowflakes are one of nature’s most fragile things, but just look at what they can do when they stick together.
—Vesta Kelly