60 Coworker Quotes and Sayings for Inspiration

Looking for the best coworker quotes? We’ve made a list of the top quotes about coworkers and colleagues for motivation, inspiration, love, life, and more.

You will find below our best collection of inspirational, motivational, and famous coworker quotes and coworkers sayings.


Coworker Quotes and Sayings

None of us is as smart as all of us. ~ Kenneth H. Blanchard.

Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships. ~ Michael Jordan.

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

We are far more liable to catch the vices than the virtues of our associates. ~ Denis Diderot.

Take time to appreciate employees and they will reciprocate in a thousand ways. ~ Bob Nelson.

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The people you work with are just, when you get down to it, your very best friends. ~ Michael Scott.

If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play. ~ John Cleese.

Sharing information with employees makes them feel invested. ~ Glen Mazzara.

It is rare to find a business partner who is selfless. If you are lucky it happens once in a lifetime. ~ Michael Eisner.

If I had an office job, I’d probably be doing the exact same thing I’m doing on television: hanging out by the water cooler and talking to co-workers about their relationships. ~ Tracy McMillan.

Workers must participate in progress to enjoy their work and take pride in its product. ~ George W. Romney.

Treat employees like partners, and they act like partners. ~ Fred Allen.

My co-workers expect me to be late and temperamental. ~ Eva Gabor.

Best Coworker Quotes and Sayings

Appreciate everything your associates do for the business. ~ Sam Walton.

It’s better to hang out with people better than you. Pick out associates whose behavior is better than yours and you’ll drift in that direction. ~ Warren Buffett.

In any situation, it is good to be aware of even your co-workers, and if you are uncomfortable or concerned about a colleague’s behavior, report it to a supervisor. ~ Kimberly Guilfoyle.

There is no pain greater than losing a loved one except for running into a co-worker outside of work. ~ Mike Drucker.

People are more likely to remember the great social interaction they had with a colleague than the great meeting they both attended. ~ Ron Garan.

Most employees don’t really want to be highly-paid; they just want to earn more than their peers, and, more importantly, more than their neighbors. ~ Mokokoma Mokhonoana.

I pride myself on respecting my colleagues. ~ Stephen A. Smith.

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When you’re working with your friends, it doesn’t feel like it’s work. ~Ken Jeong.

When I speak with people who love their jobs and have vital friendships at work, they always talk about how their workgroup is like a family. ~ Tom Rath.

Top Coworker Quotes and Sayings

Coming together is beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success. ~ Henry Ford.

It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. ~ Harry Truman.

Oh, is there an app to help you get along with your coworker? There should be. ~ Quinn Perkins.

Public employees should have the right to bargain for better wages and working conditions, just like all employees do. ~ Robert Reich.

Yesterday a co-worker’s email to the whole company began with this accidental declaration: “Hell to all”. ~ Tara Cunningham.

When you have that respect from your teammates, it makes it a lot more comfortable. ~ LeBron James.

A productive employee who is kept busy working at his or her job is far more likely to be happy at that job and less likely to look for employment elsewhere. ~ Zig Ziglar.

If the workers see themselves faced with defeat through starvation, they will prefer to go down fighting rather than fainting and whether or not we leaders agree. ~ Ernest Bevin.

A good life depends on the strength of our relationships with family, friends, neighbors, colleagues and strangers. ~ David Lammy.

A lot of my colleagues have been people with broad interests in economics, not just narrowly focused interests. ~ Lars Peter Hansen.

Colleagues will malign you if you’re a moderately successful journalist. ~ Robert Fisk.

I like to lightheartedly tell my coworkers, “Don’t even talk to me until I’ve had my coffee!” And then I never get coffee. ~Julia Johns.

All workers want is a fair shake. ~ James P. Hoffa.

Establish and maintain good working relationships with co-workers. You don’t have to be friends, but you do have to be friendly. ~ Judy Smith.

The employees who share innovative ideas may also be the folks who have some hidden talents that would help incorporate their suggestions. ~ Harvey Mackay.

Popular Coworker Quotes and Sayings

Motivation comes from working on things we care about. It also comes from working with people we care about. ~ Sheryl Sandberg.

I respect fidelity to colleagues even though they are fit for the hangman. ~ Harold Laski.

Mature workers are less impulsive, less reactive, more creative and more centered. ~ Deepak Chopra.

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My peers and colleagues inspire me. ~ Robin Chase.

Once employees feel challenged, invigorated and productive, their efforts will naturally translate into profit and growth for the organization. ~ Ricardo Semler.

It’s a very special thing when you go and get to work with your best friend every day. ~ Nick Frost.

For me, the team always comes first, and without the help of my colleagues, I am nothing. ~ Ruben Neves.

At every stage of my career I have had interesting and cordial colleagues, some of whom are close friends. ~ Daniel Nathans.

When employees are happy, they are your very best ambassadors. ~ James Sinegal.

Just had to show a coworker where the secret stash of binder clips are. I’m now a black market office supply dealer. ~ Maria Walker.

If you’re not making use of even the most routine assignment to learn something, realize that many of your colleagues and coworkers are. ~ Adena Friedman.

In a lot of work places, you work at a lot of jobs and people work more with their colleagues than with their family. ~ Russell Hornsby.

Spending more time with my colleagues outside the Capitol helps build bipartisan relationships. ~ Erik Paulsen.

Younger workers should have more freedom to build their retirement nest egg. ~ Gresham Barrett.

If you fulfill the wishes of your employees, the employees will fulfill your visions. ~ Amit Kalantri.

Famous Coworker Quotes and Sayings

The most important quality in a partner is a sense of humor. ~ Clare Balding.

I always say I’m not going to work; I’m going to play with my friends. ~ Brian Tyree Henry.

Positive culture comes from being mindful, and respecting your coworkers, and being empathetic. ~ Biz Stone.

An employee who’s one of hundreds, rather than one of a few, is unlikely to feel personally responsible for helping the organization adapt and change. ~ Gary Hamel.

A part-time worker is fully employed, half the time. In other words, they are part-time unemployees. ~ Jarod Kintz.

An employee’s motivation is a direct result of the sum of interactions with his or her manager. ~ Bob Nelson.

Share your profits with all your associates, and treat them as partners. In turn, they will treat you as a partner, and together you will all perform beyond your wildest expectations. ~ Sam Walton.

I’ve never had a teammate competing with me my whole life. ~ Shawn Johnson.


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Sarah Walton

I’m Sarah Walton from Quote Tales. I love sharing quotes to inspire and motivate people.