Teamwork Quotes

April 1, 2013 in Team Building

Quotes sum life up so well so today I am going to post some teamwork quotes which hold meaning for me. The sayings of these great thinkers reflect my reasons for wanting to be involved in setting up this team site and helping others succeed.

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Quotes on Helping Others

“Life’s most urgent questions is: What are you doing for others?” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

“I don’t want to live in the kind of world where we don’t look out for each other. Not just the people that are close to us, but anybody who needs a helping hand. I cant change the way anybody else thinks, or what they choose to do, but I can do my bit.” – Charles de Lint

Teamwork is, of course, a major aspect in many sports and Maa Angelou expresses well with this quote:

“I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catchers mitt on both hands. You need to be able to throw something back.” – Maya Angelou

I am not sure Mohammed Ali was thinking of teamwork as he was knocking someone out but his philosphy is still valid:

“Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.” – Mohammed Ali

Teamwork Quotes – Business Benefits

Such selflessness always comes with benefits. Does this mean we can never be totally selfless I wonder.? When we work as a team in business everyone benefits including ourselves:

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” – Winston Churchill

“You can have everything you want in life if you just help enough people get what they want in life.” – Zig Ziglar

“Earn your success based on service to others, not at the expense of others.” H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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

“It is one of the most beautiful compensations of this life that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Help Others Help Themselves

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Our team aim is that our members have the learning, tools, and resources to be able to succeed themselves and, in turn, pass on what they know.

“The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches, but to reveal to him his own.” – Benjamin Disraeli

“There is no use whatever trying to help people who do not help themselves.  You cannot push anyone up a ladder unless he is willing to climb himself.” – Andrew Carnegie

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” – John Quincy Adams

Teamwork Quotes – Personal Benefits

As well as the financial rewards working together for a common aim brings with it personal benefits:

“There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.” – John Holmes

“Those who are happiest are those who do the most for others.” – Booker T. Washington

“Even the smallest act of caring for another person is like a drop of water -it will make ripples throughout the entire pond.” – Jessy and Bryan Matteo

“If you want happiness for an hour, take a nap. If you want happiness for a day, go fishing. If you want happiness for a year, inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime, help somebody.”  – Chinese Proverb”

I don’t know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who will have sought and found how to serve.” – Albert Schweitzer


I hope you enjoyed our teamwork quotes. If you know of more in a similar vein please let us know using the comments below.

To finish – a quote that sums everything up very simply:

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot,

 nothing is going to get better.  It’s not.”  – Dr Seuss


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