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25 Best Collaboration Quotes To Ignite The Team Spirit

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Last Updated on 07 July, 2021
25 Best Collaboration Quotes To Ignite The Team Spirit

It's difficult to express how remarkable collaboration is to an organization.

We often underestimate the one thing responsible for keeping a business running day in and day out between projects, meetings, and products—the power of a good team.

But if you are here, searching for the right collaboration quotes, you already have an idea about the significance of collaboration.

A group of people, who can effectively collaborate together, will make remarkable changes through the exchange of ideas, cumulative effort, and team spirit.

However, team spirit is something that needs to be developed and inspired. Not every team is likely to have it, which becomes one of the critical reasons for failing.

Suppose you are a leader who is seeking to inspire his team to work better together. In that case, these 25 collaboration quotes are an excellent place to start.

These quotes are shared by individuals who became great through the support of their respective teams. So, sit back and scroll through.

25 Team Collaboration Quotes For Inspiration


1. Henry Ford

Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.

2. Michael Jordan

Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.

3. Patrick Lencioni

Remember, teamwork begins by building trust. And the only way to do that is to overcome our need for invulnerability.

4. Steve Jobs

Great things in business are never done by one person. They're done by a team of people.

5. Helen Keller

Alone we can do so little; together, we can do so much.

Learn more: 20 Amazing Team Building Activities Your Employees Will Love

6. Vince Lombardi

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

7. Oliver Wendell Holmes

Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind.

8. Charles Darwin

In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too), those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.

9. George Herman Ruth

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.

10. Amy Poehler

Find a group of people that challenge and inspire you. Spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life.

Learn more: 8 Ways to Foster Team Collaboration

11. George Shin

There is no self-made man. You will reach your goals only with the help of others.

12. Martin Luther King Jr

We may have all come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now.

13. Christine Caine

To build a strong team, you must see someone else’s strength as a complement to your weakness and not a threat to your position or authority.

14. African Proverb

If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.

15. Jim Stovall

You need to be aware of what others are doing, applaud their efforts, acknowledge their successes, and encourage them in their pursuits. When we all help one another, everybody wins.

Learn more: 50 Effective Teamwork Quotes

16. Phil Jackson

The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.

17. Idowu Koyenikan

He who masters the power formed by a group of people working together has within his grasp one of the greatest powers known to man.

18. Lailah Gifty Akita

It is great to do what you love but greater with the great team.

19. Ryunosuke Satoro

Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean.

20. Brian S Woods

Even upon the waters of trial and tribulation, by building the ships of kinship, fellowship, leadership, and mentorship, we become unsinkable.

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21. H. J. Chammas

The cost of having a team is way lower than the expense of not having a team.

22. Coach Carter (Movie)

We're a team. One person struggles; we all struggle. One person triumphs; we all triumph.

23. Ken Blanchard

None of us is as smart as all of us.

24. Norman Shidle

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

25. Jin Kwon

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.

26. Lewis B. Ergen

The ratio of We's to I's is the best indicator of the development of a team.

27. Mother Teresa

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.


Which team collaboration quote is your favorite? We'd love to hear it in the comments below.

This article is written by Barasha Medhi who is a part of the marketing team at Vantage Circle. Barasha can be found either searching for interesting HR, company culture, and corporate buzzwords to write about or looking at pictures of cozy Bel Air mansions. For any related queries, contact

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