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Reciprocal is a popular term used to describe a relationship in which both parties agree to do something familiar to each other and have the same rights.

Here are 49 Reciprocal quotes about different things which will inspire you and motivate you to do the inspiring things in your life.

Reciprocate Energy Quotes

These reciprocated energy quotes about love and connection will remind you of the good in the world and help you feel connected to others. Do you have what it takes to be successful? These quotes will help motivate you to achieve your goals.

“Energy and persistence conquer all things.”

— Benjamin Franklin.

“No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.”

– Heraclitus.

“We are all part of the same energy that envelops.”

– Persis Khambatta.

“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.”

— Socrates.

“It takes the same amount of energy to worry as it does to believe.”

– Joel Osteen.

“The same energy used to point out someone’s flaws, can be used to work on your own.”

– Mark Sutton.

“You deserve the same energy you reciprocate, why should I die for you but you wouldn’t do the same!”

– Jade Oakes.

“One matter, one energy, one Light, one Light-mind, endlessly emanating all things.”

— Rumi.

“Life is energy and, as such, it belongs to all, reaches all, and blesses all.”

- Donna Goddard.

“That is, they started with nothing but ambition and energy, the same way most of us start.”

— Brian Tracy.

“Worrying is wasted time. Use the same energy for doing something about whatever worries you.”

— Oprah Winfrey.

Reciprocate Effort Quotes

These reciprocate effort quotes are the perfect way to encourage others and remind them of the importance of giving back. We all know this quote to be true, but sometimes we need a reminder.

“Reciprocity, a symbiotic relationship, is a relationship in which two people have worked out certain terms. I am using you in certain ways; you are using me in certain ways. That is a balanced relationship.”

~ Frederick Lenz.

“True community is based on upon equality, mutuality, and reciprocity. It affirms the richness of individual diversity as well as the common human ties that bind us together.”

~ Pauli Murray.

“The universe is a vast system of exchange. Every artery of it is in motion, throbbing with reciprocity, from the planet to the rotting leaf.”

~ Edwin Hubbel Chapin.

“Is it possible for a person to love without wanting love back? Is anything so pure? Or is love, by its nature, a reciprocity, like oceans and clouds, an evaporating of seawater and a replenishing by rain?”

~ Alan Lightman.

“There is one word that can be the guide for your life- it is the word reciprocity.”

~ Pearl S. Buck.

“A little reciprocity goes a long way.”

~ Malcolm Forbes.

“Tell me who I’ve got to be, to get some reciprocity”

~ Lauryn Hill.

“Make improvements, not excuses. Seek respect, not attention.”

― Roy T. Bennett, 'The Light In The Heart'.

"A book lying idle on a shelf is wasted ammunition. Like money, books must be kept in constant circulation... A book is not only a friend, it makes friends for you. When you have possessed a book with mind and spirit, you are enriched. But when you pass it on you are enriched threefold."

— Henry Miller, 'The Books In My Life'.

“If you ask anyone, what is morality based on? These are the two factors that always come out: One is reciprocity, … a sense of fairness, and the other one is empathy and compassion.”

~ Frans de Waal.

Reciprocate Feeling Quotes

Need a pick-me-up? Check out our latest reciprocate feeling quotes to help you get through your day. We've got something for everyone, so take a look and see if one of our quotes speaks to you.

“Women still dream and hope, pin their emotions on some man who doesn't reciprocate, and end up in confusion.”

― Elisabeth Elliot, 'Passion And Purity'.

"While I'm gone," Gansey said, pausing, "dream me the world. Something new for every night."

— Maggie Stiefvater, 'The Dream Thieves'.

"She grabbed me in a hug so ferocious, the love reached clean to my bones. She kissed the top of my head. Truth is, you save me, child. You save me as sure as the sun rises."

- Susan Crandall.

“I write because it's the only thing I love that always loves me back.”

― Crystal Woods.

“I’ve suppressed my aspirations to forget all rationality and let the moment explain everything, for nothing to be said and everything understood. If only I knew how to let these feelings out.”

― Saim A. Cheeda.

“Don't drop your burdens on people without also being willing to drop some blessings on them, too.”

― Luvvie Ajayi.

“I was afraid of reciprocation. You might take an interest in my life, which you took anyway.”

― Mihir Jaiswal.

“When one cultivates to the utmost the principles of his nature, and exercises them on the principle of reciprocity, he is not far from the path.”

~ Confucius.

“No love is ever wasted. Its worth does not lie in reciprocity.”

~ Neal A. Maxwell.

“Love is a mutual self-giving which ends in self-recovery.”

~ Fulton J. Sheen.

“Whatever mourns when many leave these shores: Whatever shares The eternal reciprocity of tears.”

~ Wilfred Owen.

“We see things like reciprocity which are fairly central to our view of ethics. But if you’re talking about a set of worked-out rules on what we are supposed to do then, yes, it is a human product.”

~ Peter Singer.

“Social peace requires reciprocity.”

~ Ralph Peters.

“Love is never wasted, for its value does not rest upon reciprocity.”

~ C. S. Lewis.

“By a divine paradox, wherever there is one slave there are two. So in the wonderful reciprocities of being, we can never reach the higher levels until all our fellows ascend with us.”

~ Edwin Markham.

“Volleyball is one of the most interactive games going. It is a game of intuition, imagination, improvisation – but most of all, of reciprocity – of teamwork. There is no way to free-lance in volleyball.”

~ Marv Dunphy.

“That which you do not wish for yourself, do not impose on others.”

~ Umar.

“Quadratic reciprocity is the song of love in the land of prime numbers.”

~ Kato.

“An equally compelling point regarding the power of reciprocity comes from an account of a woman who saved her life not by giving a gift as did the captured soldier, but by refusing a gift and the powerful obligations that went with it.”

― Robert Cialdini, 'Influence: The Psychology Of Persuasion'.

“I write because it's the only thing I love that always loves me back.”

― Crystal Woods, 'Write Like No One Is Reading'.

“Love me

it's your play

I say.”

― Alejandra Pizarnik, 'The Galloping Hour: French Poems'.

“Because, if you could love someone, and keep loving them, without being loved back . . . then that love had to be real. It hurt too much to be anything else.”

― Sarah Cross, 'Kill Me Softly'.

“If you don't receive love from the ones who are meant to love you, you will never stop looking for it.”

― Robert Goolrick, 'The End Of The World As We Know It: Scenes from A Life'.

“Let no one who loves be called altogether unhappy. Even love unreturned has its rainbow.”

― J.M. Barrie, 'The Little Minister'.

"Good books don't give up all their secrets at once."

— Stephen King.

"Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely."

— Roy T. Bennett, 'The Light In The Heart,'.

"Tis better to have loved and lost

Than never to have loved at all."

— 'In Memoriam,' Alfred Tennyson.

"We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once."

— Friedrich Nietzsche.

"What and how much had I lost by trying to do only what was expected of me instead of what I myself had wished to do?"

— Ralph Ellison, 'Invisible Man'.

Friends Reciprocate Quotes

If you wish for a little pick-me-up or some words of wisdom, these friends' reciprocate quotes are sure to inspire. Read some of our latest quotes and find the inspiration you need to get moving.

“A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you”.

— Elbert Hubbard.

“I don’t like that man. I must get to know him better”.

— Henry David Thoreau.

“A friend is someone who helps you up when you’re down, and if they can’t, they lay down beside you and listen”.

— Winnie The Pooh.

“I have learned that to be with those I like is enough”.

— Walt Whitman.

“Friendship is not about whom you know the longest. It is about who came and never left”.

— Paulo Coelho.

“Some people go to priests; others to poetry; I to my friends”.

— Virginia Woolf.

“A friend is one of the nicest things you can have and one of the best things you can be”.

— Douglas Pagels.

“It’s not what we have, but who we have”.

— Winnie The Pooh.

“One friend in a storm is worth more than a thousand friends in sunshine”.

— Matshona Dhliwayo.

“Inscrutably involved, we live in the currents of universal reciprocity.”

— Martin Buber.

“The central law of all wholesome life is reciprocity, mutuality. … But the group is valuable only as it permits personalities, not automatons, to emerge.”

— Norman Thomas.

“To stand emotionally open before the world & give of our hearts without fear of hurt or demand of reciprocity – this is the ultimate act of human courage.”

— Brendon Burchard.

“Friendship- my definition- is built on two things. Respect and trust. Both elements have to be there. And it has to be mutual. You can have respect for someone, but if you don't have trust, the friendship will crumble.”

― Stieg Larsson, 'The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo'.

“Know that you get second chances so that you may change the art of your interaction, not so that others might finally treat you with the loving respect you deserve (and you do deserve loving respect).”

― Alexandra Katehakis, 'Mirror of Intimacy: Daily Reflections on Emotional and Erotic Intelligence'.

Written By
Joan Agie

<p>With 3+ years of research and content writing experience across several niches, especially on education, technology, and business topics. Joan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Anatomy from the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria, and has worked as a researcher and writer for organizations across Nigeria, the US, the UK, and Germany. Joan enjoys meditation, watching movies, and learning new languages in her free time.</p>

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