My top 10 favourite teamwork quotes highlighting the power of collaboration

Jonathan Milne
Jonathan Milne

Published July 10th, 2018, updated February 15th, 2022

10 Awesome Teamwork Quotes

Summary - 10 inspirational quotes with images on teamwork. “The only way to win is by winning together.”


Building a great team is not easy! It takes time, patience and hard work.

Leaders are frequently thinking about the health and performance of their teams by trying to understand how strong are the relationships within it.

Many studies and research have shown that successful teams will nearly always outperform individuals working independently, especially in high-pressure scenarios.

This should not come as much of a surprise, because most businesses are recognizing the value of team building in fostering winning cultures plus helping them to recruit talent which is becoming increasingly more competitive.

10 Awesome Teamwork Quotes

Incredible things happen when teams collaborate on shared objectives:

  1. “The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.” -Phil Jackson
  2. “It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.” - Harry S. Truman
  3. “Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people.” - Steve Jobs
  4. “When you need to innovate, you need collaboration.” - Marissa Mayer
  5. “It is better to have a great team than a team of greats.” - Simon Sinek
  6. “Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.” - Helen Keller
  7. “Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life.” – Amy Poehler
  8. “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
  9. “Talent wins games but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.” - Michael Jordan
  10. “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

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Share these Teamwork Quotes to inspire your network

“The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.” -Phil Jackson (Click to Tweet)

“It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.” - Harry S. Truman (Click to Tweet)

“Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people.” - Steve Jobs (Click to Tweet)

“When you need to innovate, you need collaboration.” - Marissa Mayer (Click to Tweet)

“It is better to have a great team than a team of greats.” - Simon Sinek (Click to Tweet)

“Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.” - Helen Keller (Click to Tweet)

“Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life.” – Amy Poehler (Click to Tweet)

“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 (Click to Tweet)

“Talent wins games but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.” - Michael Jordan (Click to Tweet)

“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 (Click to Tweet)

Well you have made it this far! Awesome… I will leave you with one more teamwork quote:

“The only way to win is by winning together!” - Jonathan Milne

What is your favourite teamwork quote?

Well mine is, "Team work makes the dream work." - Katya Zeisig (hijacking Jon's blog)

Bonus: The first rule of building a great team is to lead the team by establishing your leadership, trust and collaboration with each team member individually. Check out this great list of steps to building an effective team from Berkeley Human Resources.

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