Chances are good there’s a poster somewhere in your school that reads, “There’s no ‘I’ in team.” It’s one of those team building quotes that pretty much everyone knows. But there are plenty of other terrific inspirational words to use when you want to encourage a sense of togetherness. These team building quotes are the perfect way to motivate school-wide collaboration.

It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. – Harry S Truman

He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader. – Aristotle

He who cannot be a good follower cannot be a good leader. - Aristotle

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

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

None of us is as smart as all of us. – Ken Blanchard

None of us is as smart as all of us. - Ken Blanchard

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

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

Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success. – Henry Ford

Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success. - Henry Ford

The strength of the team is each member. The strength of each member is the team. – Phil Jackson

The strength of the team is each member. The strength of each member is the team. - Phil Jackson

I’ve never scored a goal in my life without getting a pass from someone else. – Abby Wambach

I’ve never scored a goal in my life without getting a pass from someone else. - Abby Wambach

Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean. – Ryūnosuke Akutagawa

Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean. - Ryūnosuke Akutagawa

We are stronger when we listen, and smarter when we share. – Rania Al-Abdullah

We are stronger when we listen, and smarter when we share. - Rania Al-Abdullah

I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers. – Ralph Nader

I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers. - Ralph Nader

Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. – Andrew Carnegie

Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. - Andrew Carnegie

If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants. – Isaac Newton

If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants. - Isaac Newton

Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life. – Amy Poehler

Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life. - Amy Poehler

Success is best when it’s shared. – Howard Schultz

Success is best when it's shared. - Howard Schultz

A boat doesn’t go forward if each one is rowing their own way. – Swahili Proverb

A boat doesn't go forward if each one is rowing their own way. - Swahili Proverb

The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. – Aristotle

The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. - Aristotle

What divides us pales in comparison to what unites us. – Ted Kennedy

What divides us pales in comparison to what unites us. - Ted Kennedy

I can do things you cannot. You can do things I cannot. Together we can do great things. – Mother Teresa

I can do things you cannot. You can do things I cannot. Together we can do great things. - Mother Teresa

No task is too great, no accomplishment too grand, no dream too far-fetched for a team. It takes teamwork to make the dream work. – John Maxwell

No task is too great, no accomplishment too grand, no dream too far-fetched for a team. It takes teamwork to make the dream work. - John Maxwell

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