Thursday, 10 March 2011

Quotes about Collaboration

Here's the next section of quotes from my book 1000 Great Quotations for Business, Management & Training

If you have come here to do something for me, you are wasting your time; if you have come here because your transformation is directly involved with mine, let’s get to work.
Australian aborigine leader to a social worker

In the long history of humankind (and animalkind too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.
Charles Darwin, British naturalist (1809-1882)

None of us is as smart as all of us.
Chinese proverb

I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow.
Woodrow Wilson, US President (1856-1924)

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 also have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas.
George Bernard Shaw, Irish playwright, essayist (1856-1950)

George Bernard Shaw

Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind than in the one where they sprang up.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, US essayist, poet (1809-1894)

Great discoveries and improvements invariably involve the cooperation of many minds.
Alexander Graham Bell, Scottish inventor (1847-1922)

We are all angels with one wing; we can only fly while embracing each other.
Luciano de Crescenzo, Italian author (b. 1928)

Every man works better when he has companions working in the same line, and yielding to the stimulus of suggestions, comparisons, emulation. Great things have of course been done by solitary workers; but they have usually been done with double the pains they would have cost if they had been produced in more genial circumstances.
Henry James, US author (1843-1916)

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