Quotations inspire \u2013 they show the way \u2013 they are distilled wisdom. Here is a collection of 100 quotations on Team work (arranged in no particular order), all collected from different sources in the internet. Wherever the right person to whom the quote is attributed is known to me, I have mentioned the same. The rest \u2013 a testament to my ignorance \u2013 I have mentioned as Unknown. In case you know whom it is from, do share it \u2013 so that I can update this accordingly!\r\n\r\n1. Coming together is a beginning.\r\nKeeping together is progress.\r\nWorking together is success. - Henry Ford\r\n\r\n2. Teamwork is the ability to work as a group toward a common vision, even if that vision becomes extremely blurry. - On a poster\r\n\r\n3. Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships. - Michael Jordan\r\n\r\n4. TEAM\r\nT- Together\r\nE- Everyone\r\nA - Achieves\r\nM- More\r\n\r\n5. When you score a goal, or hit a three, or get a touchdown, you dont do it for yourself, you do it for the team cause the name in the front of the shirt is more important than the one on the back. Unknown\r\n\r\n6. 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\u2019t be worth a dime - Babe ruth\r\n\r\n7. Every team needs a hero, every hero needs a team. \u2013 Unknown\r\n\r\n8. Finding each other is the beginning, staying together is the process, Working together is the success. - Maeagn Gunderson\r\n\r\n9. Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean. - Emma\r\n\r\n10. The vision of the leader is the hope of the pack. Unknown\r\n\r\n11. Getting good players is easy. Getting them to play together is the hard part. - Casey Stengel\r\n\r\n12. None of us is as smart as all of us. - Ken Blanchard\r\n\r\n13. 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\r\n\r\n14. We're a team. One person struggles, we all struggle. One person triumphs, we all triumph. - Unknown\r\n\r\n15. No one can whistle a symphony. It takes a whole orchestra to play it. - H. E. Luccock\r\n\r\n16. There is no such thing as a self-made man. You will reach your goals only with the help of others. \u2013 Unknown\r\n\r\n17. Teamwork divides the task and doubles the success. \u2013 Unknown\r\n\r\n18. Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishment toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results. - Andrew Carnegie\r\n\r\n19. Contrary to popular belief, there most certainly IS an "I" in TEAM. It is the same "I" that appears 3 times in RESPONSIBILITY. - Amber Harding\r\n\r\n20. There is no such thing as "one-man show" in a winning team. - Jose B. Cabajar\r\n\r\n21. A team that sweats together sticks together - Unknown\r\n\r\n22. On the field we are only as strong as we are together. - Coach Kool\r\n\r\n23. It is a fact that in the right formation, the lifting power of many wings can achieve twice the distance of any bird flying alone. - Unknown\r\n\r\n24. Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world, indeed, it\u2019s the only thing that ever has - Unknown\r\n\r\n25. You aren't a teammate unless you know you can trust each other with your lives - Trevor Blackwell\r\n\r\n26. The strength of the team is each individual member...the strength of each member is the team - Phil Jackson - Coaching Chicago Bulls\r\n\r\n27. People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defenses, or the problems of modern society. - Vince Lombardi\r\n\r\n28. Michael, if you can't pass, you can't play. - Coach Dean Smith to Michael Jordan in his freshman year at UNC\r\n\r\n29. The ratio of We's to I's is the best indicator of the development of a team.\r\n- Lewis B. Ergen\r\n\r\n30. No individual can win a game by himself. Pele\r\n\r\n31. A divided house neither knows the comfort of peace nor the warmth of love. \u2013 Unknown\r\n\r\n32. Sometimes you gotta take one for the team \u2013 Unknown\r\n\r\n33. It doesn\u2019t take strength to win, it takes the true heart of the team to win.\r\n- Emily voyles\r\n\r\n34. If all I wanted to do was win, I'd find something I can play on my own. The real prize comes from the experience you get, and the time you spend learning to work well together with new friends. That is far more valuable than any gold medal or trophy I have ever seen. - Panthean\r\n\r\n35. Teamwork doesn't tolerate the inconvenience of distance. - Unknown\r\n\r\n36. Conflict is inevitable in a team ... in fact, to achieve synergistic solutions, a variety of ideas and approaches are needed. These are the ingredients for conflict. - Susan Gerke, IBM, Leadership Development\r\n\r\n37. Without forgiveness, there can be no real freedom to act within a group.\r\n\r\n38. Teamwork is well-blended peculiarities. - Jose B. Cabajar\r\n\r\n39. There is no "I" in team, but if you rearrange the letters there is "meat". \u2013 Unknown\r\n\r\n40. Together, ordinary people can achieve extraordinary results. - Becka Schoettle\r\n\r\n41. One star on the field makes only for a spot light. All stars on the field makes only for competition between all players. A group of people knowing and supporting both each other's strengths and weaknesses on the field makes only for a team. \u2013 Unknown\r\n\r\n42. What sets us apart from everyone else is our ability to recognize that we are nothing without everyone else. - Linda Poindexter\r\n\r\n43. You can call yourself a team not when you succeed, but when you think of each other before yourself, have fun and enjoy each others company - that is where you will find success - Stephanie U\r\n\r\n44. Man has never achieved anything, but mankind has discovered the world. \u2013 unknown\r\n\r\n45. A demanding performance challenge tends to create a team. - Katzenbach & Smith\r\n\r\n46. I can do it when it's not hard, but when it's hard I need teamwork as strong as a board \u2013 Unknown\r\n\r\n47. A house divided cannot stand for long. That goes for politicians and the rest of us. - Willie D\r\n\r\n48. The path to greatness is along with others. - Baltasar Gracion, Spanish Priest\r\n\r\n49. Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. Helen Keller\r\n\r\n50. Only by binding together as a single force will we remain strong and unconquerable. Chris Bradford, The Way of the Dragon\r\n\r\n51. Trust is knowing that when a team member does push you, they're doing it because they care about the team. Patrick Lencioni\r\n\r\n52. Remember teamwork begins by building trust. And the only way to do that is to overcome our need for invulnerability. Patrick Lencioni\r\n\r\n53. It's as simple as this. When people don't unload their opinions and feel like they've been listened to, they won't really get on board. Patrick Lencioni\r\n\r\n54. Great teams do not hold back with one another. They are unafraid to air their dirty laundry. They admit their mistakes, their weaknesses, and their concerns without fear of reprisal. Patrick Lencioni\r\n\r\n55. 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\r\n\r\n56. Team effort goes vain when individual effort is in the wrong direction. Ram Mohan\r\n\r\n57. It takes two flints to make a fire. Louisa May Alcott\r\n\r\n58. Collaboration allows teachers to capture each other's fund of collective intelligence. Mike Schmoker, Results\r\n\r\n59. Collaboration, it turns out, is not a gift from the gods but a skill that requires effort and practice. Douglas B. Reeves\r\n\r\n60. Strategy is not really a solo sport \u2013 even if you\u2019re the CEO.\r\nMax McKeown, The Strategy Book\r\n\r\n61. If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants. Isaac Newton\r\n\r\n62. When we are debating an issue, loyalty means giving me your honest opinion, whether you think I'll like it or not. Disagreement, at this stage, stimulates me. But once a decision has been made, the debate ends. From that point on, loyalty means executing the decision as if it were your own. Colin Powell\r\n\r\n63. If you can laugh together, you can work together. Robert Orben\r\n\r\n64. Great teamwork is the only way we create the breakthroughs that define our careers. Pat Riley\r\n\r\n65. 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.\r\nMia Hamm\r\n\r\n66. The secret is to work less as individuals and more as a team. As a coach, I play not my eleven best, but my best eleven. Knute Rockne\r\n\r\n67. One piece of log creates a small fire, adequate to warm you up,\r\nAdd just a few more pieces to blast an immense bonfire,\r\nlarge enough to warm up your entire circle of friends;\r\nneedless to say that individuality counts but team work dynamites.\r\nMaster Jin Kwon\r\n\r\n68. I never did anything alone. Whatever was accomplished in this country was accomplished collectively. Golda Meir\r\n\r\n69. Strength lies in differences, not in similarities. Stephen Covey\r\n\r\n70. Teams do not go physically flat, they go mentally stale. Vince Lombardi\r\n\r\n71. The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it. Theodore Roosevelt\r\n\r\n72. A dwarf on a giant's shoulders sees the further of the two. George Herbert\r\n\r\n73. A job worth doing is worth doing together. Anonymous\r\n\r\n74. A well-run restaurant is like a winning baseball team. It makes the most of every crew member's talent and takes advantage of every split-second opportunity to speed up service. David Ogilvy\r\n\r\n75. Being a part of success is more important than being personally indispensable. Pat Riley\r\n\r\n76. Build for your team a feeling of oneness, of dependence on one another and of strength to be derived by unity. Vince Lombardi\r\n\r\n77. Everybody on a championship team doesn't get publicity, but everyone can say he's a champion. Earvin ''Magic'' Johnson\r\n\r\n78. If a team is to reach its potential, each player must be willing to subordinate his personal goals to the good of the team. Bud Wilkinson\r\n\r\n79. Individual commitment to a group effort -- that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work. Vince Lombardi\r\n\r\n80. It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed. Napoleon Hill\r\n\r\n81. Light is the task where many share the toil. Homer\r\n\r\n82. Many hands make light work. John Heywood\r\n\r\n83. Members of groups that do not meet regularly together usually do not feel a strong sense of belonging and do not take ownership for the success of the group. Anonymous\r\n\r\n84. Most teams aren't teams at all but merely collections of individual relationships with the boss. Each individual vying with the others for power, prestige and position. Douglas Murray Mcgregor\r\n\r\n85. No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself. Denis Waitley\r\n\r\n86. One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar\r\n\r\n87. Snowflakes are one of nature's most fragile things, but just look at what they can do when they stick together. Anonymous\r\n\r\n88. 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\r\n\r\n89. When a milestone is conquered, the subtle erosion called entitlement begins its consuming grind. The team regards its greatness as a trait and a right. Half hearted effort becomes habit and saps a champion. Pat Riley\r\n\r\n90. When a team outgrows individual performance and learns team confidence, excellency becomes a reality. Joe Paterno\r\n\r\n91. When he took time to help the man up the mountain, lo, he scaled it himself. Anonymous\r\n\r\n92. When spider webs unite, they can tie up a lion. Ethiopian Proverb\r\n\r\n93. When your team is winning, be ready to be tough, because winning can make you soft. On the other hand, when your team is losing, stick by them. Keep believing. Bo Schembechler\r\n\r\n94. White man builds big fire, stands back. Indian builds little fire, huddles close. Anonymous\r\n\r\n95. Working together, ordinary people can perform extraordinary feats. They can push things that come into their hands a little higher up, a little further on towards the heights of excellence. Anonymous\r\n\r\n96. 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\r\n\r\n97. A boat doesn\u2019t go forward if each one is rowing their own way. Swahili proverb\r\n\r\n98. Wearing the same shirts doesn\u2019t make a team. - Buchholz and Roth\r\n\r\n99. In teamwork, silence isn\u2019t golden, it\u2019s deadly. Mark Sanborn\r\n\r\n100. The greatest danger a team faces isn\u2019t that it won\u2019t become successful, but that it will, and then cease to improve. Mark Sanborn\r\n\r\nWhich of these quotations inspired you the most?\r\n\r\nDo share your thoughts. In case you know of any other inspiring quotations that have not found a place here \u2013 do share!