"Getting good players is easy. Gettin' 'em to play together is the hard part."
- Casey Stengel
"Teamwork represents a set of values that encourage behaviors such as listening and constructively responding to points of view expressed by others, giving others the benefit of the doubt, providing support to those who need it, and recognizing the interests and achievements of others."
- Katzenbach & Smith
"The nice thing about teamwork is that you always have others on your side."
- Margaret Carty
"Fun is only real and sustainable if it feeds off the team's purpose and performance aspirations."
- Katzenbach & Smith
"Teamwork is the quintessential contradiction of a society grounded in individual achievement."
- Marvin Weisbord
"Team members who feel threatened but who are not aware of it become rigid - and that stops teamwork."
- Will Schutz
"Working together works."
- Dr. Rob Gilbert
"Individual glory is insignificant when compared to achieving victory as a team."
- Dot Richardson
"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 individuals persons."
- Max DePree
"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. It makes me feel optimistic about the human race when I see them cooperating like that."
- Paul McCartney
"All winning teams are goal-oriented. Teams like these win consistently because everyone connected with them concentrates on specific objectives. They go about their business with blinders on; nothing will distract them from achieving their aims."
- Lou Holtz
"In order to have a winner, the team must have a feeling of unity; every player must put the team first-ahead of personal glory."
- Paul Bear Bryant
"If a team is to reach its potential, each player must be willing to subordinate his personal goals to the good of the team."
- Bud Wilkinson
"No one can whistle a symphony. It takes an orchestra to play it."
- H.E. Luccock