90 Ripple Effect Quotes To Inspire You To Be Positive

Looking for famous quotes on ripple effects? We have rounded up the best collection of ripple effect quotes, sayings, captions for Instagram, messages, (with images and pictures) to inspire you to do good.

The meaning of the term ripple effect is like influence or effect of a situation, action, event, etc. that does not stop but is experienced on a series of things one after the other.

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These inspirational ripple quotes emphasize that how one positive act of kindness or love can create a domino effect and spread positivity all around. Thus every act has an impact and is powerful to create a significant change in the world.

Ripple Effect Quotes

  1. “Each life creates endless ripples.” – Frank Herbert                                                               

    Ripple Effect Quotes
    Ripple Effect Quotes

  2. “Build what you want to see in the world.” – Jack Dorsey


  3. “Know that your kindness has a ripple effect in the universe.”                                     

    Positive Ripple Effect Quotes
    Positive Ripple Effect Quotes

  4. “Be the person who creates positive ripple effects.” – Camilla Kragius


  5. “Be the compromise you want to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi


  6. “Be The Peace You Wish To See In The World!” – Martin Luther King, Jr.


  7. “Small acts of decency ripple in ways we could never imagine.” – Cory Booker


  8. “Every precious drop of change has a ripple effect on the ocean.” – Trudy Vesotsky


  9. “Every single thought and every single action creates a ripple effect. Be mindful…”                                                                                                                                         

    Quotes On Ripple Effect
    Quotes On Ripple Effect

  10. “You want to be the pebble in the pond that creates the ripples for change.” – Tim Cook


  11. “While it may seem small, the ripple effects of small things is extraordinary.” – Matt Bevin


  12. “You think you’re just a drop in the ocean… but look at the ripple effect one drop can make!”


  13. “Amazing to think that everything we do has a ripple effect we’re not aware of.” – Red Phoenix


  14. “Companies operating in urban communities have a tremendous ripple effect.” – Michael Porter


  15. “You can never know the ripple effect you create with one tiny gesture of kindness.” – Elle Sommer


  16. “The help we give to others creates the ripple of good feeling we give to ourselves.” – Gina Greenlee


  17. “The assumption that change has to start at the top is wrong. Start where you are.” – Jesse Lyn Stoner


  18. “The ripple effect stemming from a single moment of love might be infinite in reach.” – Narissa Doumani


  19. “You have no idea of the countless lives you touch in the course of your lifetime.” – Sarah Ban Breathnach


  20. “Let everything we do and say be an expression of the beauty in our heart, always based on love.” – Don Miguel Ruiz


  21. “When you do some good work and if it inspires others, then you have just created the ripple effect.” – Mohith Agadi


  22. “Every loving word and action create a far reaching ripple effects – like the waves of the ocean.” – Swami Dhyan Giten


  23. “We are all here for a reason. Be a source of love, and watch it create ripple effect around you.” – Michelle Maros


  24. “Don’t underestimate the ripple effect of what you do. These kinds of actions have toppled empires.” – Leila Janah


  25. “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” – Mother Teresa

    Mother Teresa Ripple Effect Quotes
    Mother Teresa Ripple Effect Quotes

  26. “It’s mind-boggling, how one small choice causes a ripple effect throughout the rest of your life.” – Monica Murphy


  27. “Improvement is achieved by the ripple effect of a few simple changes in approach, attitude, or habit.” – Dale Ludwig


  28. “The ripple effect could be so great and far reaching that it is difficult to calculate the full impact.” – Lorenzo Carmon


  29. “Never underestimate the ripple effect of one act of obedience. It will never be all for nothing.” – Mark Batterson


  30. “Remember there’s no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.” – Scott Adams


  31. “You have been created in order that you might make a difference. You have within you the power to change the world.” – Andy Andrews


  32. “Even the smallest act of caring for another person is like a drop of water, it will make ripples throughout the entire pond.” – Bryan Matteo


  33. “Just as ripples spread out when a single pebble is dropped into water, the actions of individuals can have far-reaching effects.” – Dalai Lama

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    Ripple Effect Quotes Images

  34. “These choices we make, they seem so small– they’re made in a split second and yet they can have a ripple effect for years.” – Heather McElhatton


  35. “Use what you stand for and what you oppose as a foundation to write great content that resonates with readers and creates a ripple effect.” – Mark Twain


  36. “A film can be undermined by the person you’re seeing it with, there in the dark, a ripple effect of attitude, scene by scene, shot by shot.” – Don DeLillo


  37. “Having a vested interest in other souls unconditionally creates a ripple effect that produces miracles in the lives of those around us.” – Molly Friedenfeld


  38. “It’s been much harder to forgive myself. My mistake was like a pebble dropped in a pond. The ripple effect has impacted everyone I love.” – Heather Blanton


  39. “Do good things, share your good deeds, as your business grows you earn more so you can do more good things… The BIOS business cycle has a ripple effect.”


  40. “When you drop any new idea in the pond of the world, you get a ripple effect. You have to be aware that you will be creating a cascade of change.” – Joel A. Barker


  41. “Ripple Effect: You never know when the small things you do, will be what God uses to do great things. We are all a part of the plan, great or small.” – Susie Glennan


  42. “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.” – Barack Obama


  43. “Personal growth will cause a ripple effect as the growth in consciousness of enough people, one by one, can create general change, and lasting social improvements.” – Bud Harris


  44. “Your behavior influences others through a ripple effect. A ripple effect works because everyone influences everyone else. Powerful people are powerful influences.” – John Heider


  45. “Because we are a globally connected village, we need to remember that our choices are not isolated. They have a powerful ripple effect, and that ripple is global.” – Linda Fisher Thornton


  46. “Having a vested interest in other souls unconditionally creates a ripple effect that produces miracles in the lives of those around us.” – Molly Friedenfeld, The Book of Simple Human Truths


  47. “Never underestimate the valuable and important difference you make in every life you touch for the impact you make today has a powerful rippling effect on every tomorrow.” – Leon Brown


  48. “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.” – Rob Reiner


  49. “Throughout her life, she held firm to her belief that even the smallest acts of kindness and generosity by the least of us can cause a ripple effect to change the world.” – Nina Wirk, Human Again


  50. “When you truly love life and people you start a ripple effect that changes the life of another… Who in turn changes the life of another… Until one person and ripple at a time the world is changed.”


  51. “Courage has a ripple effect. Every time we choose courage, we make everyone around us a little better and the world a little braver. And our world could stand to be a little kinder and braver.” – Brene Brown


  52. “One small step, one small act will create a ripple. You may not always see its effect from the middle of the pond, but it’s there. Drop some love, some laughter, or some kindness into the water and see what happens..”


  53. “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.” – Shawn Achor


  54. “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.” – Matthias Schoenaerts


  55. “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.” – Chris Hayes


  56. “Ripples, when you create a difference in someone’s life, you not only impact their life, you impact everyone influenced by them throughout the entire lifetime. No act is ever too small. One by one, this is how to make an ocean rise.”


  57. “Everything we do, even the slightest thing we do, can have a ripple effect and repercussions that emanate. If you throw a pebble into the water on one side of the ocean, it can create a tidal wave on the other side.” – Victor Webster


  58. “I drop kindness pebbles in still water everyday, and I watch the effect they have on other people’s lives. My favorite kindness pebbles are compliments. Drop a compliment and watch the ripple affect that it has in your life.” – JohnA Passaro


  59. “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.” – Victoria Moran


  60. “Be a ripple. Lord, make me an instrument of your peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love. Where there is injury, pardon. Where there is doubt, faith. Where there is despair, hope. Where there is darkness, light. Where there is sadness, joy.”


  61. “The availability of roles for deaf actors has always been very limited. After ‘Switched at Birth’ began including deaf actors, a ripple effect has definitely been created in the industry. ‘Switched at Birth’ has made an impact for the better.” – Sean Berdy


  62. “You can never know how many lives you’ve touched, so just know it’s far more than you think. Even the tiniest acts of love, kindness, and compassion can have a massive ripple effect. You have made the world a better place, even if it doesn’t seem like.”


  63. “[Through practice] we can get to the point where some disturbance may occur but the negative effects on our mind remain on the surface, like the waves that may ripple on the surface of an ocean but don’t have much effect deep down.” – Dalai Lama XIV


  64. “When I was young, my parents were these titanic, infallible figures. But Mum’s illness and Dad’s battles with diabetes and heart attacks had a ripple effect on me – reminding me of my own mortality and that these illnesses are genetic.” – Sam Worthington


  65. “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.” – Rosie O’Donnell


  66. “Yes, I do believe that there is a cause and effect and a ripple effect upon everything everybody does, and they have positive consequences and negative consequences. If you start to focus on the kind of minutia of that, it’s really quite extraordinary.” – Kiefer Sutherland


  67. “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 happened to us. It leads us to proclaim what’s happened to us—and what can happen to anybody and everybody on the planet.” – Louie Giglio


  68. “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.” – Kurt Sutter


  69. “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.” – Sonya Walger


  70. “Pray that God is the most important thing in your life, so much so that hurting him woUld hurt you. When that happens, and your choices line up with his, it produces an amazing ripple effect of blessings in your life, that of your family, and for the man you eventually marry.” – Julie Lessman


  71. “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.” – Melinda Gates


  72. “The ripple effect. You throw a pebble into the water and it creates ripples. Your action was to throw the pebble – the representation of your choice. That’s all that you can control. But not the ripples – those are the consequences of your choice. And that you cannot control.” – Michele Bardsley


  73. “Our message and journey is a sincere one… to pay it forward is a simple one… Be open in receiving a gift, hold out your hand. open your heart… let go of the tears and conquer the fear.. its pay it forward day to someone whose near. The ripple effect of everything you say and do is looking back at you.”


  74. “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.” – Patricia Arquette


  75. “You create positive ripples into this world everytime you offer a kind word, loving action empowering insight or smile because whoever receives it passes it on to someone who then passes it on, who then passes it on, who then passes it on, who then passes it on, who then passes it on!” – Karen Salmansohn


  76. “We need to take action to develop compassion, to create inner peace within ourselves and to share that inner peace with our family and friends. Peace and warm-heartedness can then spread through the community just as ripples radiate out across the water when you drop a pebble into a pond” – Dalai Lama


  77. “Rumors’ should be juicy and gossips must be mouth-watering, since they have to uplift and make people feel better. Tittle-tattle can have a swift ripple effect and when the ball is rolling very fast, it kick-starts a flood of moral destruction. “Schadenfreude” can, then, be fully enjoyed. (“Juicy rumors”)” – Erik Pevernagie


  78. “Our personal ripple effect is the power of one generating hope and change in others for a better world. Like ripples radiating across the surface of a pond when a pebble is tossed in, kindness is powerful and has far-reaching, positive ramifications that bring about a tremendous sense of joy.” – Laurie Buchanan, PhD


  79. “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.” – Irvin D. Yalom


  80. “’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.” – Tobin Bell


  81. “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.” – Patricia Arquette


  82. “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.” – Joe Biden


  83. “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.” – David Hoffman


  84. “Here is also a beautiful ripple effect that takes place when you love yourself. Your children learn how to love themselves; they teach their children how to love themselves and so on and so forth and look at that, you have done your part to heal an entire lineage of people!” – Rachel D. Greenwell, How To Wear A Crown: A Practical Guide To Knowing Your Worth


  85. “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.” – Prince Gomolvilas


  86. “When we focus on our energy towards constructing a passionate meaningful life, we are tossing a pebble into the world, creating a beautiful ripple effect of inspiration. When one person follows a dream, tries something new or takes a daring deep, everyone nearby feels that energy and before too long they are making their own daring leaps and inspiring yet another circle.” – Christine Mason Miller


  87. “It’s sad that in a world of billions, people can still feel isolated and alone. Sometimes all it takes to brighten up someone’s day is a smile or kind word, or the generous actions of a complete stranger. Small things, the tiny details, these are the things that matter in life — the little glint in the eye, curve of a lip, nod of a head, wave of a hand — such minuscule movements have huge ripple effects.” – Shaun Hick


  88. “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.” – Cordelia Fine


  89. “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.” – David F. Swensen


  90. “When we liberate the economic potential of women, we elevate the economic performance of communities, nations, and the world… There is a stimulative and ripple effect that kicks in when women have greater access to jobs and the economic lives of our countries: Greater political stability. Fewer military conflicts. More food. More educational opportunity for children… By harnessing the economic potential of all women, we boost opportunity for all people.” – Hillary Clinton

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