15 Excellent Quotes on Collaboration

15 Excellent Quotes on Collaboration1. “The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.” - Phil Jackson

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

3. “If two men on the same job agree all the time, then one is useless. If they disagree all the time, both are useless.” - Darryl F. Zanuck

4. “If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.” - Henry Ford

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

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

7. “It takes two to speak the truth — one to speak, and another to hear.” - Henry David Thoreau

8. “If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas.” - George Bernard Shaw

9. “Politeness is the poison of collaboration.” - Edwin Land

10. “I never did anything alone. Whatever was accomplished in this country was accomplished collectively.” - Golda Meir

11. “It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.” - Napoleon Hill

12. “No matter what accomplishments you make, somebody helped you.” - Althea Gibson

13. “It is the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.” - Charles Darwin

14. “Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success.” - Henry Ford

15. “The lightning spark of thought generated in the solitary mind awakens its likeness in another mind.” – Thomas Carlyle

Got others? Lay them on me!

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Mitch DitkoffMitch Ditkoff is the Co-Founder and President of Idea Champions and the author of “Awake at the Wheel”, as well as the very popular Heart of Innovation blog.

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2 Responses to 15 Excellent Quotes on Collaboration

  1. Sergio De Lara says:

    “If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”
    -Old African Proverb

  2. Pingback: Innovation Excellence | Innovation Quotes of the Week – September 2, 2012

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