This is a compilation of thoughts and quotes that I have found or written recently, as well as many that I've collected throughout the years. Most thoughts are posted randomly, as I feel inspired. A listing of quotes can be found alphabetically (check the 2008 and 2009 archives listing), or by source.

Feel free to suggest additions!

“For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he.” – Proverbs 23:7

Monday, January 5, 2009

Teamwork Quotes

1. What chance gathers she easily scatters. A great person attracts great people and knows how to hold them together. - Johann von Goethe

2. Teamwork: Simply stated, it is less me and more we. - Unknown

3. TEAM = Together Everyone Achieves More. - Unknown

4. 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

5. The whole is greater than the sum of the parts. - Unknown

6. Teamwork divides the task and doubles the success. - Unknown

7. People have been known to achieve more as a result of working with others than against them. - Dr. Allan Fromme

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

9. There’s a thread that binds all of us together, pull one end of the thread, the strain is felt all down the line. - Rosamond Marshall

10. We have always found that people are most productive in small teams with tight budgets, time lines and the freedom to solve their own problems. - John Rollwagen

11. The path to greatness is along with others. - Baltasar Gracion

12. A team is more than a collection of people. It is a process of give and take. -Barbara Glacel & Emile Robert Jr.

13. Overcoming barriers to performance is how groups become teams. - Katzenbach & Smith

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

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

16. Teamwork is the ability to work as a group toward a common vision, even if that vision becomes extremely blurry. - Unknown

17. Many hands make light work. - John Heywood

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

19. Sticks in a bundle are unbreakable. - Kenyan Proverb

20. The six most important words: I admit I made a mistake. The five most important words: You did a good job. The four most important words: What is YOUR opinion? The three most important words: If you please. The two most important words: Thank You. The one most important word: We. The least important word: I. - Unknown

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

22. Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. - Margaret Mead

23. Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean. - Ryunosuke Satoro

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

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

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

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

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