Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Impact Quotes

Here is a list of some powerful impact quotes emphasizing the importance of building togetherness and cohesion as a leader. These quotes are not limited to elite sports, as we are always learning from successful leaders in any profession or endeavor. If you have some suggested quotes you would like to see added to this page, please post them using our comment boxes under the ‘BUILD TOGETHERNESS’ theme in the category section on the home page. Also, we included the sources in which we derive many of the quotes to add to your possible reading list. Enjoy!



“Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.”

- Michael Jordan, Hall of Fame Basketball Player

“Sometimes a player’s greatest challenge is coming to grips with his role on the team.”

- Scottie Pippen, Hall of Fame basketball player

“Great teams have players who understand their responsibilities.”

- Bruce Brown, Coach and Author

“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, Hall of Fame football coach

“There are no shortcuts to building a team each season. You build the foundation brick by brick.”

- Bill Belichick, NFL champion coach

“No matter how involved you are in what you do, no matter how many hours a week you devote to your career pursuits, you must always remember that your family is your primary team.”

- Mike Krzyzewski, Hall of Fame basketball coach

“Success is the inner satisfaction and peace of mind that come from knowing I did the best I was capable of doing for the group.”

- Jim Tressel, NCAA champion football coach

“All it takes is one person who is committed, focused, and on a mission to spark an entire team into believing in themselves.”

- Bruce Brown, Coach and author

“Every team requires unity. A team has to move as one unit, one force, with each person understanding and assisting the roles of his or her teammates. If your team doesn’t do this, whatever the reason, it goes down in defeat. You win or lose as a team, as a family.”

- Jack Kemp, NFL player, politician, and author


“Growing together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.”

- Inspirational Quotes