14 Thought-Provoking and Inspiring Collaboration Quotes

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Our 14 Collaboration Quotes for 2014

If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself. — Henry Ford

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

Collaboration is vital to sustain what we call profound or really deep change, because without it, organizations are just overwhelmed by the forces of the status quo. — Peter M. Senge

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. — Helen Keller

Effective collaboration is about maximizing time, talent and tools to create value. The old way was the pass-along approach. I do my job and then pass along my work product to you. You do your piece of it and pass it along to somebody else. — Evan Rosen

I never did anything alone. Whatever was accomplished in this country was accomplished collectively. — Golda Meir

No one can whistle a symphony. It takes a whole orchestra to play it. — H.E. Luccock

There is nothing antithetical in American history, culture, or traditions to teamwork. Teams were important in America’s history – wagon trains conquered the West, men working together on the assembly line in American industry conquered the world, a successful national strategy and a lot of teamwork put an American on the moon first (and thus fare, last). But American mythology extols only the individual…In America, halls of fame exist for almost every conceivable activity, but nowhere do Americans raise monuments in praise of teamwork. — Lester Thurow

The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team. — Phil Jackson

Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind than the one where they sprang up. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

The leaders who work most effectively, it seems to me, never say ‘I.’ And that’s not because they have trained themselves not to say ‘I.’ They don’t think ‘I.’ They think ‘we’; they think ‘team.’ They understand their job to be to make the team function. They accept responsibility and don’t sidestep it, but ‘we’ gets the credit…. This is what creates trust, what enables you to get the task done. — Peter Drucker

If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go with others. — African proverb

Great discoveries and improvements invariably involve the cooperation of many minds. I may be given credit for having blazed the trail but when I look at the subsequent developments I feel the credit is due to others rather than to myself. — Alexander Graham Bell

Collaboration is the new competition. — Pamela Slim and Michele Woodward