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Collaboration Quotes

15 Awesome Quotes on Collaboration

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

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

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

The workplace is a collaborative effort.  So are our associations. Indeed a profession, like librarianship, is a collaborative effort too.  I think that failures happen when the collaboration or systemic environment becomes dysfunctional.



Posted on: September 26, 2012, 7:48 am Category: Uncategorized

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