In November 2021, an estimated 4.5 million workers quit their job in the private sector. Among the many reasons employees file for resignation is the lack of appreciation or benefits employees. This hurts not just the employees but the corporations as well with the Bureau of National Affairs reporting $11 billion is lost annually because of employee turnover.

To discourage employees from seeking greener pastures, companies must make an effort to improve the overall employee experience. One simple action you can take is to post employee appreciation quotes around the office, presentations, and company emails.

With that said, I have here a list of more than 200 employee appreciation quotes for dynamic teams of all sizes. When you’re ready to change the culture of your business, get started below.

Employee Appreciation Quotes for Teams

  • “May today’s success be the beginning of tomorrow’s achievements!” – Anonymous
  • “Tough times never last, but tough people do.” – Dr. Robert Schuller
  • “To our awesome team, we couldn’t have done it without you! Thanks for making our year a success.” – Anonymous
  • “Just an opportunity to say wow and thank you for all your great work!” – Anonymous
  • “Team work makes the dream work and having each one of you in our team makes our dream come true!” – Anonymous
  • “Nothing gets left behind in this team. Everyone works together to achieve the same goal – be the best versions of ourselves to fuel a successful work.” – Anonymous
  • “There’s no better team than this! Grateful for everyone!” – Anonymous
  • “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.” – Michael Jordan
  • “Success comes when the team works together. And it’s exactly what you guys have been doing!” – Anonymous
  • “Teamwork builds champions. Working hard together and not leaving anyone behind is what gives people success.” – Anonymous
  • “You’re all amazing. Keep up the good work!” – Anonymous
  • “A company will never succeed without amazing team members. Teams are the brain and hands of a company.” – Anonymous
  • “Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life.” – Amy Poehler
  • “Excellence is not achieved on your own. You have to work with your team to make it happen.” – Anonymous
  • “A great team that works together is the glue that holds the company as one.” – Anonymous
  • “The path to success becomes clearer when you’re traveling with a team. And this is what I see everyone doing. Thank you and we appreciate everyone’s efforts and hard work.” – Anonymous
  • “The nice thing about teamwork is that you always have others on your side.” – Margaret Carly
  • “A team works together to become their best and show high-quality work. You are every leader’s dream teammates.” – Anonymous
  • “No one is as hardworking as you are. Every company would be lucky to have a team like you.” – Anonymous
  • “Being in a team means no one gets left behind.” – Anonymous
  • “A team is a company’s gas. It’s what keeps them going.” – Anonymous
  • “Any CEO would be lucky to find a team as hardworking as yours.” – Anonymous
  • “Having a team that works hard and knows what they’re doing is such a blessing to any company. It’s what they call the dream team.” – Anonymous
  • “A great team inspires employees outside the team to do more and believe in themselves more.” – Anonymous
  • “No other team comes close to yours. A group of employees who do what they do and are not afraid to take risks for the betterment of the company.” – Anonymous
  • “Nothing beats a team that cares for everybody and the company.” – Anonymous
  • “You know you have the best team when everyone’s in sync and helps each other achieve the team’s goals. Thank you for bringing out the best in everyone!” – Anonymous
  • “You are the glue that holds this team together.” – Anonymous
  • “I couldn’t have chosen a better team to work on this project. Thank you guys for your efforts!” – Anonymous
  • “A team thinks and works as one. No one gets left behind. That’s the spirit and the meaning of being in a team.” – Anonymous

Does your team feel appreciated?

Employee Appreciation Quotes for Leaders

  • “Not everyone can be called a leader. Only a few like you deserve to be. We appreciate you for being you.” – Anonymous
  • “A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
  • “Without appreciation and respect for other people, true leadership becomes ineffective, if not impossible.” – George Foreman
  • “Recognition is one of the most powerful tools leaders have at their disposal.” – Steve Gutzler
  • “if your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, then you are an excellent leader.” – Dolly Parton
  • “A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be.” – Rosalynn Carter
  • “A truly great leader is hard to find, difficult to part with, and impossible to forget.” – Anonymous
  • “Leadership is an action, not a position.” – Donald McGannon
  • “True leaders don’t create followers. They create more leaders.” – Anonymous
  • “Thank you for your vision, your extraordinary ability, and your leadership to guide us at all times. We appreciate the efforts taken by you.” – Anonymous
  • “There are four ingredients in true leadership; brains, soul, heart, and good nerves.” – Klaus Schwab
  • “The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, a leader is a servant.” – Max DePree
  • “You’re old but a good one. We’ve never seen a better leader like you. Thank you for treating us as your team members and not servants.” – Anonymous
  • “A true leader becomes one with his people and not become number one by himself.” – Anonymous
  • “You’ve shown what a true leader is like by showing up and listening to what your team has to say instead of talking for hours and not minding everyone’s hard work and thoughts.” – Anonymous
  • “A leader like you is like a star in the sky. You shine bright just by being yourself, making people look up and appreciate you for being you.” – Anonymous
  • “Leaders become leaders to serve their people. Not to be served by their people. That’s the trait that makes them good leaders.” – Anonymous

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  • “A lot of employees would have quit their jobs if it weren’t for a leader like you. We appreciate you very much and we’re lucky to have you as our leader.” – Anonymous
  • “I can definitely count on one hand how many times I’ve had a leader as good and as appreciative as you.” – Anonymous
  • “You know you’re a born leader because you don’t see yourself as someone different from your employees. You work together with us and see us eye to eye.” – Anonymous
  • “Finding a leader like you is like finding a needle on a haystack. It’s impossible.” – Anonymous
  • “A leader is like a mom who feeds her people without asking in return.” – Anonymous
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