These are some of my favourite teambuilding quotes. You can always use them in your debriefing after each teambuilding exercise. There are many more quotes out there but be careful to use those that are relevant to your audience and context so that your team can relate to them.
Teamwork: Simply stated, it is less me and more we.
Light is the task where many share the toil.
Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.
– Henry Ford
A championship team is a team of champions.
Teamwork is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.
Teams share the burden and divide the grief.
– Doug Smith
It is better to have one person working with you than three people working for you.
– Dwight D. Eisenhower
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
– Margaret Mead
One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team.
– Kareem Abdul-Jabbor
No member of a crew is praised for the rugged individuality of his rowing.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
A boat doesn’t go forward if each one is rowing their own way.
– Swahili proverb
Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.
– Michael Jordan
None of us is as smart as all of us.
– Ken Blanchard
No man is wise enough by himself.
A single arrow is easily broken, but not ten in a bundle.
– Japanese proverb
When a team outgrows individual performance and learns team confidence, excellence becomes a reality.
– Joe Paterno
A group becomes a team when each member is sure enough of himself and his contribution to praise the skill of the others.
– Norman S Hidle
It is amazing how much people get done if they do not worry about who gets the credit.
– Swahili proverb
There is no I in Teamwork.
No one can whistle a symphony. It takes an orchestra to play it.
– H.E. Luccock
You don’t get harmony when everybody sings the same note.
– Doug Floyd
Teamwork divides the task and double the success.
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
It’s easy to get good players. Getting them to play together, that’s the hard part.
– Casey Stengel