Team Quotes

Being part of a team is a lot of fun.  It can also be challenging and frustrating if every member of the team is not committed to the success of the group or if the group lacks cohesiveness.  Other challenges can arise when there is a dancer who has a big ego or doesn’t work well with others.  Listed below are a few team quotes to remind your dancers that teamwork is essential to success.

Quotes about Teams and Teamwork

Individually we are one drop.  Together, we are an ocean. – Ryunosuke Satoro

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

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

I am a member of a team, and I rely on the team, I defer to  it and sacrifice for it, because the team, not the individual, is the ultimate  champion.  -Mia Hamm

The nice thing about teamwork is you always have others on your side.  -Margaret Carty

There is no such thing as a self made man.  You will reach your goals only with the help of others.  -George Shinn

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

Never be content to sit on the sidelines when there is so much work to be done on the field.    -Susan Gale

The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You  may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don’t  play together, the club won’t be worth a dime. – Babe Ruth

Build for your team a feeling of oneness, of dependence on one another and of strength to be derived by unity. – Vince Lombardi

When a team outgrows individual performance and learns team confidence, excellence becomes a reality.  – Joe Paterno

The perils of overwork are slight compared with the dangers of inactivity.  – Thomas Edison

If you can laugh together, you can work together.  – Robert Orben

Respect your fellow human being, treat them fairly, disagree with them honestly, enjoy their friendship, explore your thoughts about one another candidly, work together for a common goal and help one another achieve it.  -Bill Bradley

When a gifted team dedicates itself to unselfish trust and combines instinct with boldness and effort, it is ready to climb.  Patanjali

The secret is to work less as individuals and more as a team. As a coach, I play not my eleven best, but my best eleven.  – Knute Rockne

One piece of log creates a small fire, adequate to warm you up,
add just a few more pieces to blast an immense bonfire,
large enough to warm up your entire circle of friends;
needless to say that individuality counts but team work dynamites.  – Master Jin Kwan

T – Together

E – Everyone

A – Achieves

M – More

It is amazing how much you can accomplish, when it doesn’t matter who gets the credit.  – Unknown

A chain is only as strong as its weakest link. – Unknown

A group becomes a team when each member is sure enough of himself and his contribution to praise the skills of the others.    -Norman Shindle

We’re a team. One person struggles, we all struggle. One person triumphs, we all triumph.    -Unknown

There is no such thing as “one-man show” in a winning team.   -Unknown

Teamwork divides the task and doubles the success.    -Unknown

Contrary to popular belief, there most certainly IS an “I” in TEAM. It is the same “I” that appears 3 times in RESPONSIBILITY.  – Unknown

And I couldn’t resist this one, it says it all….

Michael, if you can’t pass, you can’t play.   -Coach Dean Smith to Michael Jordan in his freshman year at UNC

What is your favorite quote about teamwork?




  1. The theatre is magic. There is magic in the theatre and blessed are those who share there talents with others. Break a leg.


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