Just as ripples spread out when a single pebble is dropped into water, the actions of individuals can have far-reaching effects.— Dalai Lama
Seductive Ripple Effect quotations
Everybody talks about wanting to change things and help and fix, but ultimately all you can do is fix yourself. And that's a lot. Because if you can fix yourself, it has a ripple effect.
Life as a therapist is a life of service in which we daily transcend our personal wishes and turn our gaze toward the needs and growth of the other. We take pleasure not only in the growth of our patient but also in the ripple effect—the salutary influence our patients have upon those whom they touch in life.
When you make a decision and a commitment to do something good for yourself, it is like dropping a pebble in a pond. It has a rippling effect. The firmer the decision, the stronger the frequency and wider the range of things that will be reached.
Each one of us is like that butterfly the Butterfly Effect .
And each tiny move toward a more positive mindset can send ripples of positivity through our organizations our families and our communities.
The idea that everything is purposeful really changes the way you live.
To think that everything that you do has a ripple effect, that every word that you speak, every action that you make affects other people and the planet.
If you don't invest in the woman, empower her, give her the things she needs to lift her family up, you're just not going to make the progress that you want to make. But if you put her at the centre, you can change a lot for that family, and it has ripple effects through the economy.
Companies operating in urban communities have a tremendous ripple effect.
There is a ripple effect to the gospel that’s inevitable.
There’s a ripple effect to true grace. It doesn’t lead us to only sit and contemplate what hap- pened to us. It leads us to proclaim what’s happened to us—and what can happen to anybody and everybody on the planet.
I like the idea of what happens when someone tells a small white lie - which I think is the premise of the show - and how it has ripple effects, so really it's also about raising the stakes of this little lie.
Don’t underestimate the ripple effect of what you do. These kinds of actionshave toppled empires.
'Saw VI' has a really interesting theme about the ripple effect.
Everything you do affects the guy next to you, which affects the guy next to him, which affects her over here. And you might think that what you're doing is not that significant, but just the way you respond to other people makes the world the way it is.
To become more conscious is the greatest gift anyone can give to the world;
moreover, in a ripple effect, the gift comes back to its source.
We have strong evidence today that studying a foreign language has a ripple effect, helping to improve student performance in other subjects.
There's no substitute for the power of a personal story.
The true stories of God redeeming a broken life shoot like arrows straight to our hearts and remind us that God wants to do the same life changing work in our lives. I love how one story can impact another story, causing a ripple effect of change if we let it.
A single act does make a difference...it creates a ripple effect that can be felt many miles and people away.
I think that once you open the door and allow people in on a certain aspect, it's very hard to then control how far that ripple effect is. So I think that the person who is known or famous has the ability to decide what they do or don't want to share.
Things are very rudimentary as far as women's rights really go here, and it seems fine, but once you start scraping the surface, you start to see the ripple effect of how not having equal rights is so detrimental and how many mothers are single parents trying to raise their families.
Your behaviour influences others through a ripple effect.
A ripple effect works because everyone influences everyone else. Powerful people are powerful influences.
I have no doubt that aggressively going after wrongdoing can result in real improvement. Fewer wrongdoers in city government means more honest employees; it means better city services; it means more efficient government. And punishing wrongdoing can have a strong ripple effect that deters others from going down the wrong path.
FlashForward' is definitely not a sci-fi show.
It doesn't have the mythology of 'Lost.' We have one major event that happens that you are asked to buy into. After that, you're dealing with very human ripple effects - how people deal with it and how they come to terms with it.
Acts of sacrifice and decency without regard to what's in it for you create a ripple effect. Ones that lift up families and communities, that spread opportunity.
By taking things personally, you set yourself up to suffer.
The impact on you and the ripple effects on those around you are unhealthy.
There's a ripple effect in being underpaid for women.
Ten thousand women are turned down every day for domestic abuse shelters. Part of domestic abuse is often economic suppression; the male might take your paycheck every week and never give you money or allow you to work because he's too jealous.
Maybe the yogi is a parent who's a little more patient with their child, or a more compassionate coworker, or an understanding boss. Perhaps, they pick up a piece of trash that wasn't theirs, turn off a light when they're not in the room, or turn off the water while they brush their teeth, sensitive to the finite nature of our worldly resources. When we become mindful this way, there's a ripple effect. We inspire others to do the same.
There is the fact that - people have had a lot of confidence that the Chinese leadership could fix what is wrong with their economy so it wouldn't have ripple effects around the world. I think that confidence is being shaken by how difficult it is for them to manage their stock market and their currency.
I've always wanted to play with this idea - and I didn't want to leave it to the last season, but I wasn't quite sure when it was going to happen - of putting Jax [sons of Anarchy] at the head of the table and the ripple effect on the guys and the loyalties of it and where people land.
Because we [the USA] are so powerful, our failures resonate more.
In some ways, the worst victims of our institutional and elite failures, through the ripple effect of financial crisis and war, aren't Americans.
When women participate in politics, the effects ripple out across society.
.. Women are the world's most underused resource.
Raising minimum wage doesn't just benefit the workers behind me, it creates a proven ripple effect that increases wages all the way up the scale. ... Let's get the facts straight, only 20 percent of people making the minimum wage are teenagers. The rest are hardworking adults, many of them with families, and I mean hardworking.
We all get damned in our lives, and there are ripple effects.
One thing can determine a life, and it's hard to overcome that if the event is really traumatic. Your life is completely condemned by it.
When the environment makes gender salient, there is a ripple effect on the mind.
We start to think of ourselves in terms of our gender, and stereotypes and social expectations become more prominent in the mind. This can change self-perception, alter interests, debilitate or enhance ability, and trigger unintentional discrimination. In other words, the social context influences who you are, how you think and what you do.
It is my hope that everyone's valiant efforts will have a ripple effect that will carry us forth into a fairer future. 'The arc of the moral universe is long,' said Martin Luther King Jr., 'but it bends toward justice.' And because I have been witness to so many people who lent their support to this good cause, I am lifted up by them -- lifted up so high that I can see the end of that arc.
Big Data allows us to see patterns we have never seen before.
This will clearly show us interdependence and connections that will lead to a new way of looking at everything. It will let us see the ‘real-time’ cause and effect of our actions. What we buy, eat, donate, and throw away will be visual in a real-time map to see the ripple effect of our actions. That could only lead to mores-conscious behavior.
Just as a pebble thrown into the water creates ripples, so our thoughts create similar effects on our palms.