25 Quotes About The Importance Of Collaboration

25 Quotes About The Importance Of Collaboration

25 Quotes About The Importance Of Collaboration

The boomer generation is one often associated with a hunger for independence. They seek to achieve the maximum level their skills and knowledge allows while taking particular pride in achieving success on their own merits. However, there is one aspect of professional life that should never be overlooked; the genuine need for good collaboration. Being able to work with others, help others with their work, accept help from other with your own work, and be respectful of those you collaborate with are all signs of a true professional. But don’t take my word for it, here are some inspiring quotes from some of the world’s most influential people about the importance of working together.

  1. “The lightning spark of thought generated in the solitary mind awakens its likeness in another mind.” — Thomas Carlyle
  2. “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.” —Andrew Carnegie
  3. “It is the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.” —Charles Darwin
  4. “It takes two to speak the truth — one to speak, and another to hear.” – Henry David Thoreau
  5. “We cannot solve problems with the same thinking we used to create them.” – Albert Einstein
  6. “The ratio of We’s to I’s is the best indicator of the development of a team.” – Lewis B. Ergen
  7. “If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.” —Henry Ford
  8. “No matter what accomplishments you make, somebody helped you.” —Althea Gibson
  9. “Your corn is ripe today; mine will be so tomorrow. ‘Tis profitable for us both, that I should labour with you today, and that you should aid me tomorrow.” —David Hume
  10. “It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.” —Napoleon Hill
  11. “The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.” —Phil Jackson
  12. “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.” – Michael Jordan
  13. “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” ― Helen Keller
  14. “The whole is other than the sum of its parts.” – Kurt Koffka
  15. “Teamwork begins by building trust. And the only way to do that it is to overcome our need for invulnerability.” – Patrick Lencioni
  16. “Individual commitment to a group effort—that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.” —Vince Lombardi
  17. “No one can whistle a symphony. It takes a whole orchestra to play it.” —H.E. Luccock
  18. “I never did anything alone. Whatever was accomplished in this country was accomplished collectively.” —Golda Meir
  19. “If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.” —Isaac Newton
  20. “Everyone you will ever meet knows something you don’t.” – Bill Nye
  21. “Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean.” —Ryunosuke Satoro
  22. “There is no such thing as a self-made man. You will reach your goals only with the help of others.” – George Shinn
  23. “The secret is to gang up on the problem, rather than each other.” —Thomas Stallkamp
  24. “Gettin’ good players is easy. Gettin’ ‘em to play together is the hard part.” —Casey Stengel
  25. “Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind than the one where they sprang up.” —Oliver Wendell Holmes

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