40 Quotes About Cooperation Teamwork and Unity


Teamwork is an important way to bring people together to complete a singular task. Here are some inspiring quotes about cooperation teamwork and unity that are encouraging and inspirational to read.

“A successful team beats with one heart.”

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.”

“Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.”

“Competition has been shown to be useful up to a certain point and no further, but cooperation, which is the thing we must strive for today, begins where competition leaves off.”

“Every kind of peaceful cooperation among men is primarily based on mutual trust and only secondarily on institutions such as courts of justice and police.”

“Great discoveries and improvements invariably involve the cooperation of many minds.”

“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.”

“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.”

“I love to hear a choir. I love the humanity… to see the faces of real people devoting themselves to a piece of music. I like the teamwork.”

“If a team is to reach its potential, each player must be willing to subordinate his personal goals to the good of the team.”

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

“If two men on the same job agree all the time, then one is useless. If they disagree all the time, both are useless.”

“If you can laugh together, you can work together.”

“If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.”

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

“Interdependent people combine their own efforts with the efforts of others to achieve their greatest success.”

“It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.”

“Light is the task where many share the toil.”

“No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent.”

“No one can whistle a symphony. It takes a whole orchestra to play it.”

“People have been known to achieve more as a result of working with others than against them.”

“People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defenses, or the problems of modern society.”

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

“Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.”

“Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision.”

“Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.”

“The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual.”

“The best teamwork comes from men who are working independently toward one goal in unison.”

“The key elements in the art of working together are how to deal with change, how to deal with conflict, and how to reach our potential…the needs of the team are best met when we meet the needs of individual persons.”

“The keystone of successful business is cooperation. Friction retards progress.”

“The path to greatness is along with others.”

“The team, not the individual, is the ultimate champion.”

“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.”

“There is no such thing as a self-made man. You will reach your goals only with the help of others.”

“Though force can protect in emergency, only justice, fairness, consideration and cooperation can finally lead men to the dawn of eternal peace.”

“Trust men and they will be true to you; treat them greatly and they will show themselves great.”

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

“We must keep on trying to solve problems, one by one, stage by stage, if not on the basis of confidence and cooperation, at least on that of mutual toleration and self-interest.”

“We must, indeed, all hang together or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately.”

“Without forgiveness, there can be no real freedom to act within a group.”

The power of teamwork shows that you can tear down walls together to build bridges instead.