Peer Group Quotes by Jessica Alba, Caterina Fake, Brian Sutton-Smith, Freeman Patterson, Nandita Das, Mary Blakely and many others.
I never fit in with my peer group. I never hung out with kids my age – I always wanted to hang out with my mom and her girlfriends.
The children of less effective, less competent parents will be more likely to adopt the customs and values of the peer group.
Despite the efforts of some parents, children still tend to act out the traditional sex roles of our culture. The child’s peer group may have more of an influence over this than the parents.
Unlike a child in a totally urban environment, my friends and peer group were not only other children, but also wild and domesticated animals, plants of every sort, brooks and waterfalls, rocks and sand.
Indians are very racist. It’s deeply ingrained. But there is so much pressure by peer groups, magazines, billboards and TV adverts that perpetuate this idea that fair is the ideal.
When trouble comes no mother should have to plead guilty alone. The pediatricians, psychologists, therapists, goat herders, fathers, and peer groups should all be called to the bench as well. . . .
Initially, it was about kids at the bottom rung of the social ladder, due to their looks and their class background. But they’re also outsiders in terms of their peer group.
The people in the popular group say there is no peer pressure because they are at the top of the food chain. Really what they are doing is just eating away at everybody else.
Most people’s lives are a direct reflection of their peer groups.
I just felt being part of my peer group so strongly. I was immersed in teen culture, but not taken in by it.
When you’re young and you play music, you have a peer group, you come out of a scene. There’s a lot of people you know, and then you have some success, and it all goes away.
We are all basically the same human beings, who seek happiness and try to avoid suffering. Everybody is my peer group. Your feeling “I am of no value” is wrong. Absolutely wrong.
I tend to make movies about my peer group. I couldn’t see myself now going back and making a movie about a bunch of college kids, necessarily. I kind of always operate in the things I’m observing around me, whether it’s friends having babies now in my life or what have you.
It was just us lampooning our own peer group, saying, well hey, where did this stuff come from? And where does British guys get to be so good at it suddenly?
The studio is meant to be always a place where, first of all, they can be out of spotlight, and second, where they could work with a peer group on parts that they might not have played otherwise.
What I need… is a strong drink and a peer group.
One thing you think about when you do get nominated is that there is a coalition of people that think you performed okay in the role. You start to think about how much of a blessing it is to have your peers and then people outside of your peer group to say bravo.
I see no advantages in aging whatsoever. You become shriveled. You become decrepit. You lose your faculties. Your peer group passes away. You sit in a room gumming your porridge. I don’t see any advantage in this whatsoever.
The trouble with institutional investors is that their performance is usually measured relative to their peer group and not by an absolute yardstick. This makes them trend followers by definition.
The idea that children are passive repositories to be shaped by their parents has been massively overstated. A child’s peer group is a far greater determinant of its development and achievements than parental aspiration.
I can’t think of one great human being in the arts, or in history generally, who conformed, who succeeded, as education experts tell us children must succeed, with his peer group.
A real friend is someone who does n0t give you expectation about delivering on some kind of peer group pressure.
Women tend to have recognition and peer group support – recognition from friends and family that this has to be a big issue in their lives. They’re more comfortable expressing the need for support and receiving it.
I was a highly sensitive kid, sort of an old soul, and I felt like a lot of people in my peer group didn’t fully understand me, or I couldn’t fully be myself. I just wasn’t engaged in a way that was fulfilling me.
The thing that I always try and say to young people starting out is your peer group is really the most important influence on your life because you are going to rise and fall together.
A lot of my peer group think I’m an eccentric bisexual, like I may even have an ammonia-filled tentacle somewhere on my body. That’s okay.
I think every artist subconsciously wants to evolve themselves. Sometimes they get stuck in ruts because of pop culture, peer pressure, stuff like that. But what excites me most is exploring my own musical insights and expanding upon them.
Youth theatre isn’t just about a precocious child that wants to sing and dance in front of people. It’s for everyone; it’s about a community, it’s about being supported by your peer group. You learn skills – not just acting but all the other sides – working in the TV, film, and theatre industry.
Acquire worldly wisdom and adjust your behavior accordingly. If your new behavior gives you a little temporary unpopularity with your peer group then to hell with them.
The pressure to conform to an authority figure or peer group can cause people to behave in shocking ways.