Cooperation and Collaboration
Be generous! Here are some of our favorite quotes about collaboration and
cooperation working toward the high trust environment.
planeta.com @ 11.2010
The unattended farm stand, with its
honor box to deposit payment for your
fruit and vegetable purchases, is a site
for local asynchronous interaction.
Buyer and seller come to the same
place, but they do not have to be there
at the same time. In contexts where it
would be unwise to rely so completely
upon trust, vending machines serve the
- William J. Mitchell, Placing Words
A young man walking on a long stretch
of beach encountered a young girl who
was retrieving starfish and throwing
them back out into the sea. The young
man inquired why the girl was throwing
the starfish back out to sea. There must
be thousands of them and there are
miles of beach in this area. What
possible difference would it make? The
girl paused thoughtfully as she prepared
to throw another starfish and replied, 'It
will make a difference to this one.'
- Popular story
Let us be lavish with praise. Nothing
belongs to us.
- Rainer Maria Rilke
What kind of a world do you want for
- Michael Ventura, Letters at 3AM
All for one, and one for all.
- Alexandre Dumas
We must all hang together, or assuredly
we shall all hang separately.
- Benjamin Franklin
There is no competition among
- Popular expression
The noblest art is that of making others
- P.T. Barnum
Many hands make light work.
- Popular saying
The more the merrier.
One of the benefits of continuity is that
the process of communication and
organization is simplified. What works
works, what does not work changes.
In obscurity or fame we're all playing in
- Ziggy Marley, Dragonfly
I said why don't we get together and call
ourselves an institute?
- Paul Simon
Are we singing off the same hymn
If I refused to learn from people unless I
agreed with everything they had ever
said and done, I would never learn from
- Rob Brezsny, Pronoia
When you visit a community, walk in,
- Papua New Guinea Proverb
If we don't all prosper together, then
nothing will have been achieved.
- Eels and Stone Houses