Peers quotes

  • Science has a culture that is inherently cautious and that is normally not a bad thing. You could even say conservative, because of the peer review process and because the scientific method prizes uncertainty and penalises anyone who goes out on any sort of a limb that is not held in place by abundant and well-documented evidence.
    -- Al Gore

    #Culture #Peers #Peer Review

  • We measure our days out in steps of uncertainty not turning to see how far we've come. And peer down the highway from here to eternity and reach out for love on the run.
    -- Al Stewart

    #Running #Reality #Peers

  • It is not simply the brightest who have the best ideas; it is those who are best at harvesting ideas from others. It is not only the most determined who drive change; it is those who most fully engage with like-minded people. And it is not wealth or prestige that best motivates people; it is respect and help from peers.
    -- Alex Pentland

    #Ideas #People #Peers

  • What teenagers want most of all are social rewards, especially the respect of their peers.
    -- Alison Gopnik

    #Teenager #Peers #Want

  • You'll hear a lot of applause in your life, but none will mean more to you than that applause from your peers. I hope each of you hears that at the end.
    -- Andre Agassi

    #Mean #Tennis #Peers

  • That's the greatest applause that any person will ever receive in their life when it comes from their peers
    -- Andre Agassi

    #Peers #Applause #Persons

  • Peer pressure and social norms are powerful influences on behavior, and they are classic excuses.
    -- Andrew Lansley

    #Powerful #Peer Pressure #Peers

  • A lady must retain always her composure. Even in a rainstorm, she must appear joyous and dry. When she loses her composure, then the respect of her peers and her staff will follow in short order.
    -- Anna Godbersen

    #Order #Peers #Dry

  • The real and most pressing question raised by any social problem is: "How do I appear concerned and compassionate to all my friends, colleagues, and peers?
    -- Anthony Daniels

    #Real #Peers #Problem

  • Significant new peer-reviewed research has cast even more doubt on the hypothesis of dangerous human-caused global warming.
    -- Antonino Zichichi

    #Doubt #Peers #Research

  • It's sometimes comical to hear the younger generation ask their peers to repeat themselves.
    -- Billy Graham

    #Generations #Peers #Sometimes

  • The reliance on social media as the avenue to get peer insight continues to increase.
    -- Bob Johnson

    #Media #Peers #Social

  • Most painters want recognition, especially by their peers.
    -- Bob Ross

    #Peers #Want #Recognition

  • One similarity I see between peers and some of the people who read my books is that comics were definitely an outlet for us.
    -- Brian Michael Bendis

    #Book #People #Peers

  • In writing I found something I could do at least as well as my peers, if not better.
    -- Brian P. Cleary

    #Writing #Peers #Found

  • Social media is the democratization of information, transforming people from content readers into publishers. It is the shift from a broadcast mechanism, one-to-many, to a many-to-many model, rooted in conversations between authors, people and peers.
    -- Brian Solis

    #Media #People #Peers

  • Certain peer pressures encourage little fingers to learn how to hold a football instead of a crayon. I confess to having yielded to these pressures.
    -- Chris Van Allsburg

    #Football #Peer Pressure #Peers

  • The accolade of your peers is very exciting, always. There's lots of good stuff on the ballot.
    -- Cory Doctorow

    #Peers #Stuff #Exciting

  • Pride, the first peer and president of Hell.
    -- Daniel Defoe

    #Pride #President #Peers

  • Harness the power of peers.
    -- Daniel H. Pink

    #Power #Peers #Harness

  • 90% trust peers on social networks (even strangers); only 15-18% trust brands.
    -- Danny Brown

    #Marketing #Peers #Social Network

  • Geniuses are those who have the intelligence, enthusiasm, and endurance to acquire the needed expertise in a broadly valued domain of achievement and who then make contributions to that field that are considered by peers to be both original and highly exemplary.
    -- Dean Keith Simonton

    #Achievement #Endurance #Peers

  • Lead yourself, lead your superiors, lead your peers, and free your people to do the same. All else is trivia.
    -- Dee Hock

    #People #Risk #Peers

  • As an actor, you know when you've got great material in front of you. When you're working, you think, 'Is this the one? The one that everyone will respond to and be moved by?' You pray that you have told the story well... that your peers will see it and audiences will love it.
    -- Demian Bichir

    #Thinking #Peers #Stories

  • There's one advantage to being 102. There's no peer pressure.
    -- Dennis Wolfberg

    #Age #Peer Pressure #Peers

  • All my friends and peers keep asking me when I'm going to rest - I just tell them it's another dirty four-letter word!
    -- Dionne Warwick

    #Dirty #Naughty #Peers

  • I am not in competition with my peers; I am in competition with myself.
    -- Don Dokken

    #Competition #Peers

  • I am sometimes accused by my peers of printing my pictures too dark. All I can say is that it goes with the mood of melancholy that is induced by witnessing at close quarters such intractable situations of conflict and joylessness.
    -- Don McCullin

    #Dark #Peers #Sometimes

  • Most Internet business theorists are really looking at preserving the necks of giant, Fortune 500 companies, rather than promoting the digital, peer-to-peer economy that actually wants to happen.
    -- Douglas Rushkoff

    #Giants #Peers #Want

  • I tend to stay out of the public eye a little, compared to some of my peers.
    -- Elisha Cuthbert

    #Eye #Peers #Littles

  • There's nothing I like more than meeting velvet clad peers while wrapped in a towel.
    -- Eloisa James

    #Velvet #Peers #Towels

  • They dared not peer down into their own natures, down into the feverish confusion that filled their minds with a kind of dense, acrid mist.
    -- Emile Zola

    #Confusion #Mind #Peers

  • A charm invests a face Imperfectly beheld,— The lady dare not lift her veil For fear it be dispelled. But peers beyond her mesh, And wishes, and denies,— Lest interview annul a want That image satisfies.
    -- Emily Dickinson

    #Wish #Peers #Veils

  • The seed, swollen with moisture, burst asunder its covering of soil and out peers the blade of wheat, full of symbols. So faith, whose bosom is filled with goodly fruits, is a blade of praise.
    -- Ephrem the Syrian

    #Faith #Covering #Peers

  • If bloggers are to improve our public discourse - helping busy and usually uninformed people make sense of the world - it is necessary to use some sort of standard with which to judge their reliability. Perhaps the answer (strictly advisory) is a body of their peers. Perhaps not.
    -- Eric Alterman

    #People #Judging #Peers

  • I'm being compared to the impossible. I never saw Mays, Aaron or Clemente play. What about the people I face every day? Tim Raines is the best? Mattingly is the best? Why not compare me to my peers?
    -- Eric Davis

    #Play #People #Peers

  • A #‎ peer relationship is one where the partners experience an affectionate, companionate coupledom. They are friends. They are the product of the egalitarian model; they are good life partners, but are often less sexual.
    -- Esther Perel

    #Good Life #Peers #Partners

  • Fear not. For fear itself is fed by fear, and all fears pass. Did no one tell you so? Come take my hand, my friend, and we will peer into this fear's abyss. And jump! And know.
    -- Felix Dennis

    #Self Esteem #Hands #Peers

  • No matter how much care we put into hiding our passions under the appearances of devotion and honor, they can always be seen to peer out through these covers.
    -- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

    #Passion #Honor #Peers

  • It's cool to be recognised by your peers.
    -- Frank Ocean


  • It's rather like attending a university seminar where you are talking to a few gifted specialists who deliver a paper to an audience of their peers. That's one way of making music.
    -- Gavin Bryars

    #Talking #Way #Peers

  • By dancing in a socially approved way with their peers, individiuals proclaim their allegiance to society as a whole.
    -- Gerald Jonas

    #Dance #Dancing #Peers

  • I've never quite been a peer of Donald [Trump]. When I knew him it was more in a social way. We were single at kind of the same time. You know having fun in that sense, but I've watched his career with great admiration, and now to really see him as an employee sees him as an aspirant within the corporate structure of the Trump enterprises is really fascinating.
    -- Geraldo Rivera

    #Fun #Careers #Peers

  • It really helps to know what success is before you get there, and if you know, then you can head right for it. For some people, it's the most money. For some, it's the most power. For some, it's the most girlfriends. Everybody's got a measure. For me, I guess it's having the respect and admiration of your peers.
    -- Gordon Bethune

    #Girlfriend #People #Peers

  • The peers just fill the air with their speeches.""And from what I've seen, vice versa.
    -- Gregory Benford

    #Air #Vices #Peers

  • I did get bullied and I did get picked on and I did have that feeling in my gut of being incredibly self-conscious. I naturally gravitated towards my elders because I didn't know how to speak or be present with my peers.
    -- Heather Matarazzo

    #Self #Feelings #Peers

  • What really matters to me is what my peers think.
    -- Helen McCrory

    #Thinking #Peers #Matter

  • If you let society and your peers define who you are, you're the less for it.
    -- Hugh Hefner

    #Peers #Who You Are

  • It's what I do well - I write about things that make people uncomfortable. That's probably the only thing I do better than my peers.
    -- Janis Ian

    #Writing #People #Peers

  • Social media changes the relationship between companies and customers from master and servant, to peer to peer.
    -- Jay Baer

    #Media #Peers #Social

  • Twins have a special bond. They feel safer with each other than with their peers.
    -- Jeanne Phillips

    #Special #Peers #Twins

  • In the 21st century, hundreds of millions-and eventually billions-of human beings will transform their buildings into power plants to harvest renewable energies on site, store those energies in the form of hydrogen and share electricity, peer-to-peer, across local, regional, national and continental inter-grids that act much like the Internet.
    -- Jeremy Rifkin

    #Peers #Hydrogen #Energy

  • You must not demand the failure of your peers, because the more good things that are around in film, in television, in theater - why the better it is for all of us.
    -- Jerome Lawrence

    #Peers #Television #Demand

  • I very much wanted to be accepted by my peers, to be considered a serious journalist.
    -- Jessica Savitch

    #Peers #Literature #Serious

  • Traditionally, universities have seen size as potentially dilutive to quality. If you doubled the size of campus and faculty, most would argue that you would make it a less compelling school. However, online schools will be as good as their classroom peers only if they are large enough to afford a substantial and ongoing investment.
    -- John Katzman

    #School #Quality #Peers

  • I mingle with my peers or no one, and since I have no peers, I mingle with no one.
    -- John Kennedy Toole


  • Blame it on Peer Pressure.
    -- John Marsden

    #Peer Pressure #Peers #Pressure

  • Pandemonium, the high capital Of Satan and his peers.
    -- John Milton

    #Peers #Satan #Pandemonium

  • If you have a personality predisposed to liberalism, you might gravitate more to the artsy crowd or the anti-establishment crowd. And then those peers will affect you, and they will give you values, and you will copy them.
    -- Jonathan Haidt

    #Giving #Personality #Peers

  • Titles or organizational structures, that’s not the lens through which we see our peers,
    -- Jonathan Ive

    #Titles #Lenses #Peers

  • To my way of thinking, Troitzky has no peer among endgame compsers; no one else has composed so many and such varied endings of the first rank.
    -- Jose Raul Capablanca

    #Thinking #Peers #Chess

  • If a jury of your peers finds you not guilty, I will reinstate you back into baseball.
    -- Kenesaw Mountain Landis

    #Baseball #Peers #Guilty

  • And I take full responsibility for my actions and whatever consequences my peers see fit.
    -- Kenneth Williams

    #Responsibility #Peers #Action

  • If you associate yourself with peer pressure or complacency, you're destined for failure.
    -- Kevin Gates

    #Peer Pressure #Peers #Complacency

  • When you put your hand on the Bible, you are saying something much stronger than just telling your peers that you're going to tell the truth.
    -- Lee Greenwood

    #Hands #Stronger #Peers

  • I consider that my best performance ever was as Peer Gynt.
    -- Leo McKern

    #Peers #Performances

  • Vision is perhaps our greatest strength.. it has kept us alive to the power and continuity of thought through the centuries, it makes us peer into the future and lends shape to the unknown.
    -- Li Ka-shing

    #Vision #Peers #Alive

  • A British imperium enabled Scots to feel themselves peers of the Ebglish in a way still denied them in an island kingdom. The language bears that out very clearly. The English and the foreign are still all too inclined to refer to the island of Great Britain as 'England'. But at no time have they ever customarily referred to an English empire.
    -- Linda Colley

    #Islands #Peers #Kingdoms

  • I'm not going to relate to an athlete as a peer.
    -- Lisa Guerrero

    #Athlete #Peers #Relate

  • My peer would have to be dark-haired and handsome, a wonderful dancer... and he would never ask permission before he kissed me." -Lillian Bowman
    -- Lisa Kleypas

    #Dark #Dancer #Peers

  • You become what you do. How and what you become depends on environmental influence so you become who you hang around. Raise the standard your peers must meet and you'll raise your expectations of yourself. If your environment is not making you better, change it.
    -- Mark Twight

    #Expectations #Environmental #Peers

  • To achieve originality we need to abandon the comforts of habit, reason, and the approval of our peers, and strike out in new directions.
    -- Marty Neumeier

    #Peers #Approval #Comfort

  • They separate us into groups. The Ringleaders and the Others. I belong to the Ringleaders because my weak, pathetic, traitorous, fundamentally base peers point to me when someone asks them who is in charge.
    -- Melina Marchetta

    #Peers #Groups #Weak

  • If you attack a mathematical problem directly, very often you come to a dead end, nothing you do seems to work and you feel that if only you could peer round the corner there might be an easy solution. There is nothing like having somebody else beside you, because he can usually peer round the corner.
    -- Michael Atiyah

    #Peers #Might #Problem

  • I want to be bigger than everybody else, but I wouldn't want to be so big that people can't accept it. For instance, if you come in with 30-inch-arms, even your own peers aren't going to accept that. I wouldn't want to be that way. I wouldn't want to infinitely become unreal.
    -- Mike Katz

    #People #Peers #Want

  • The pressure to conform to an authority figure or peer group can cause people to behave in shocking ways.
    -- Mike Lofgren

    #Evil #People #Peers

  • I am incredibly thankful for the strong support I have from my peers in the industry and of course my amazing fans.
    -- Miranda Lambert

    #Strong #Support #Peers

  • Some are wandering into forbidden paths because they are seeking popularity with their peers, even to the extent of doing things they know are wrong. They cannot stand criticism or ridicule and will not take a firm stand against wrongdoing.
    -- Nathan Eldon Tanner

    #Criticism #Peers #Path

  • My peers accept me and respect me, and that's enough.
    -- Neil Diamond

    #Respect #Peers #Enough

  • Learning by doing, peer-to-peer teaching, and computer simulation are all part of the same equation.
    -- Nicholas Negroponte

    #Teaching #Peers #Computer

  • You know the real me," she said, stopping to peer up at him. "More than anyone else.
    -- Nicholas Sparks

    #Real #Stopping #Peers

  • We don't always endorse what businesses sell through Stripe, but we do think it's critical that we and our peers don't act as gatekeepers for what is and isn't acceptable content,
    -- Patrick Collison

    #Thinking #Stripes #Peers

  • Trust is the confidence among team members that their peers' intentions are good, and that there is no reason to be protective or careful around the group. Teammates are vulnerable with one another; they are confident that their respective vulnerabilities will not be used against them.
    -- Patrick Lencioni

    #Teamwork #Peers #Teammate

  • I am very, very clear on how difficult it is for a young kid out there to go into the arts without taking a lot of heat from his peers.
    -- Patrick Swayze

    #Art #Kids #Peers

  • Most conduct is guided by norms rather than by laws. Norms are voluntary and are effective because they are enforced by peer pressure.
    -- Paul Collier

    #Law #Pressure #Peers

  • They [Japanese whalers] haven't produced a single peer-reviewed international scientific paper in 23 years.
    -- Paul Watson

    #Years #Paper #Peers

  • We peer so suspiciously at each other that we cannot see that we Canadians are standing on the mountaintop of human wealth, freedom and privilege.
    -- Pierre Trudeau

    #Privilege #Peers #Wealth

  • I'm not quite as limber, but for my peers and my age group, I'm still top notch!
    -- Portia de Rossi

    #Age #Groups #Peers

  • It's easy to get next to music theory, especially between your peers and music classes and so forth. You just pay attention. I had a good ear, so I realized that printed music was just about reminding you what to play.
    -- Quincy Jones

    #Class #Play #Peers

  • Don't wait till you get bigger to put in place key items, such as staff surveys, peer interviewing for hiring and clear standards of behavior [developed by staff].
    -- Quint Studer

    #Keys #Waiting #Peers

  • A successful person isn't necessarily better than her less successful peers at solving problems; her pattern-recognition facilities have just learned what problems are worth solving.
    -- Ray Kurzweil

    #Successful #Peers #Patterns

  • Under true peer-review...a panel of reviewers must accept a study before it can be published in a scientific journal. If the reviewers have objections the author must answer them or change the article to take reviewers' objections into account. Under the IPCC review process, the authors are at liberty to ignore criticisms.
    -- Richard Lindzen

    #Liberty #Criticism #Peers

  • 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.
    -- Robert Downey, Jr.

    #Thinking #Bisexual #Peers

  • The goal of discoverers is not to outdistance their peers, but to transcend themselves.
    -- Robert Grudin

    #Goal #Peers

  • Only when he has published his ideas and findings has the scientist made his contribution, and only when he has thus made it part of the public domain of scholarship can he truly lay claim to it as his own. For his claim resides only in the recognition accorded by peers in the social system of science through reference to his work.
    -- Robert K. Merton

    #Science #Ideas #Peers

  • I don't dislike my peers because they're still around and remind me of what I'm doing. I never liked them anyway. I never liked U2, the things they've done over the years.
    -- Robert Smith

    #Years #Peers #Done

  • On the whole, I tend not to listen to my peers.
    -- Robert Wyatt


  • I've never been motivated by money. My peers and colleagues inspire me.
    -- Robin Chase

    #Inspire #Peers #Motivated

  • Spoken word teaches that if you have the ability to express yourself and the courage to present those stories and opinions, you could be rewarded with a room full of your peers or your community who will listen.
    -- Sarah Kay

    #Community #Peers #Stories

  • For an author to show that only traditional male power and place matter is to discount and belittle the hard and complex lives of our peers and our ancestresses.
    -- Sarah Zettel

    #Peers #Matter #Males