Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds— Paul the Apostle
Belligerent Peer Pressure quotations
If you associate yourself with peer pressure or complacency, you're destined for failure.
The most damaging phrase in the language is: 'It's always been done that way.'
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.
How you handle peer pressure - the pressure your children feel as well as the pressure you feel - in the early years will play a significant role in how your children handle peer pressure when they become adolescents.
At any given point you can release your greatest self. Don’t let anyone hold you back. Don’t let anyone dilute you. Don’t be peer pressured into being less than you are. People willing to dilute themselves for the sake of others is one of the great tragedies of our time. Stop letting others define and set the pace for your life. Get out there and be your best. Do your best. Live your best. Make every day count and you’ll see how exponentially more exciting, thrilling, successful, happy and full your life will be.
The most important thing in your life is to live your life with integrity and to not give in to peer pressure to try to be something that you're not.
There's one advantage to being 102. There's no peer pressure.
The definition of success changes. Success is to live your life with integrity and not give in to peer pressure to be something you're not. Follow your passion, stay true to yourself, never follow someone else's path; unless you're in the woods and you're lost and you see a path, then by all means, you should follow that.
People still retain the errors of their childhood, their nation, and their age, long after they have accepted the truths needed to refute them.
Be good and you will be lonely.
Habit rules the unreflecting herd.
God has not called us to save America;
He has called us to save Americans from the coming judgment of God by introducing them to faith in Jesus Christ.
There are some men who turn a deaf ear to reason and good advice, and willfully go wrong for fear of being controlled.
Hermits have no peer pressure.
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.
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.
At the end of the day, just know that God made you, so you can be your own individual, and don't let people give you that peer pressure.
Screening out peer pressure and conventional wisdom.
It is so powerful, that most of us aren't even aware of how much it is influencing our decisions.
We cannot improve the world if we are conformed to the world.
We have plenty of pressures. We have the pressure to succeed to a certain level. You have peers that are doing so well, or some peers that are not doing so well and whether you like it or not you are constantly being compared to them. And of course you have the church pressures.
Being a teenager is the worst thirty years of your life.
Peer pressure, acne, final exams, seven little tiny hairs on your upper lip. Luckily, the girls never noticed your infantile moustache, 'cos they were hyptonised by the fire engine sized zit on your forehead.
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.
There's a powerful transformative effect when you surround yourself with like-minded people. Peer pressure is a great thing when it helps you accomplish your goals instead of distracting you from them.
Peer pressure is not a monolithic force that presses adolescents into the same mold. . . . Adolescents generally choose friend whose values, attitudes, tastes, and families are similar to their own. In short, good kids rarely go bad because of their friends.
Peer pressure is just that: pressure.
In the moment of our creation we receive the stamp of our individuality;
and much of life is spent in rubbing off or defacing the impression.
The number of those who undergo the fatigue of judging for themselves is very small indeed.
I stopped going to school in the middle of fourth grade.
Everyone grows up with the peer pressure, and kids being mean to each other in school. I think that's such a horrible thing, but I never really dealt with it in a high school way.
The ugly reality is that peer pressure reaches its greatest intensity at just the age when kids tend to be most insensitive and cruel.
Peer pressure and social norms are powerful influences on behavior, and they are classic excuses.
The real trouble about the duty of forgiveness is that you do it with all your might on Monday and then find on Wednesday that it hasn't stayed put and all has to be done over again.
Peer pressure is something everyone will face in school.
You have to really go by what you think is the right thing to do. Turn to the friends you trust the most when you are put in a compromising situation. If your friends are making the wrong decision, then turn to your parents.
The tyranny of public opinion (and what an opinion!) is as fatuous in the small towns of France as it is in the United States of America.
There's a lot of peer pressure to not do positive stories out of Iraq.
.. I think there's a sense that the administration got a pass during the hot days of war and now that the war is over it's time to even out the deck somewhat.