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30 Teamwork Quotes to Celebrate & Inspire Your Team

by Hung Nguyen

Remember, teamwork makes the dream work. Here are the top teamwork quotes for you to use to uplift, motivate, and celebrate your colleagues for 2020.

Did you know what we cater to over 25 million unique users with a team of about 25? That’s 1 million users per team member. And albeit it’s a lot of work and responsibilities weighing on us, we love every minute of it. As we wrap up the year and ready to kickstart a new decade, here are the top quotes we’ve gathered so that you, too, can also convey your appreciation for your teammates.

Teamwork quotes for you to use

  1. “None of us is as smart as all of us.” - Ken Blanchard

  2. “It takes two flints to make a fire.” - Louisa May Alcott

  3. “Teamwork is a strategic decision.” - Patrick Lencioni

  4. “Teamwork can build friendships that last a lifetime.” - Natalya Neidhart

  5. “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” - African Proverb


Teamwork makes the dream work!

  1. “Teamwork is better than isolation, especially for a columnist.” - Allan Sloan

  2. “The nicest thing about teamwork is that you always have others on your side.” - Margaret Carty

  3. “No matter how brilliant your mind or strategy, if you’re playing a solo game, you’ll always lose out to a team.” - Reid Hoffman

  4. “The main ingredient of stardom is the rest of the team.” - John Wooden

  5. “If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.” - Henry Ford

  6. “The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.” - Phil Jackson

  7. “Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven’t planted.” - David Bly

  8. “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

  9. “Alone we can do so little; together, we can do so much.” - Helen Keller

  10. “Politeness is the poison of collaboration.” – Edwin Land

  11. “Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment.” - Mahatma Gandhi

  12. “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.” - Michael Jordan

  13. “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


No pain, no gain!

  1. “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

  2. “When the ideas are coming, I don’t stop until the ideas stop because that train doesn’t come along all the time.” - Dr. Dre

  3. “The dictionary is the only place that success comes before work.” - Vince Lombardi Jr.

  4. “It always feels nice to be associated with a team you share a great bond with.” - Anushka Shetty

  5. “Leaders must exemplify integrity and earn the trust of their teams through their everyday actions. When you do this, you set high standards for everyone at your company. And when you do so with positive energy and enthusiasm for shared goals and purpose, you can deeply connect with your team and customers.” - Marillyn Hewson

  6. “Teamwork begins by building trust. And the only way to do that is to overcome our need for invulnerability.” - Patrick Lencioni

  7. “The secret to success is good leadership, and good leadership is all about making the lives of your team members or workers better.” - Tony Dungy


Go team!

  1. “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

  2. “Teamwork requires some sacrifice up front; people who work as a team have to put the collective needs of the group ahead of their individual interests.” - Patrick Lencioni

  3. “To me, there’s no great chef without a great team.” - Daniel Boulud

  4. “What I learned from 9/11 that is really important, first and foremost, you have to motivate all the workers and understand that they’ve left their families to help clean up a pretty awful situation. Every time you have an emergency management situation, it’s all about teamwork.” - Joe Lhota

  5. “I know when I have kids, when I’m older, I’m going to encourage them to play sports because I think it teaches you a lot. It teaches you discipline, teamwork, and that there’s really no ‘I’ in team.” - Gregg Sulkin

A gift for your team


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Hung Nguyen
Hung Nguyen
Marketing & Customer Satisfaction Manager
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