59+ Best Peer Pressure Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Peer pressure is the strong influence of a group, especially of children, on members of that group to behave as everyone else does. Profoundly inspirational peer pressure quotes will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

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Famous Peer Pressure Quotes

Peer pressure is just that: pressure. Jerry Spinelli

And here was the bitter paradox of adolescense: alone, I was most myself, most true. But the self that really mattered was the self that was visible, the self that could be shown to other people.

No child is immune to peer pressure. Kath Hudson

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

Why fit in when you were born to stand out. Dr. Seuss 

Be careful of those who work so hard to turn you into a victim of the societal pressure they have fallen victims of.

Peer pressure is pressure you put on yourself to fit in! Jeff Moore

Be yourself. Don’t worry about what other people are thinking of you, because they’re probably feeling the same kind of scared, horrible feelings that everyone does.

It’s not hard to make decisions once you know what your values are.

Confidence is knowing who you are and not changing it a bit because of someone’s version of reality is not your reality.

What kind of peer pressure you receive says a lot about your peer group.

Don’t conform to those who have been overwhelmed by the tide of immorality sweeping our country!

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. e.e cummings

Don’t downgrade your dreams to upgrade your relationships.

When you say YES to others make sure you aren’t saying NO to yourself.

Every category has its snobs: music, books, movies. There are so many things a man is only pressured into liking or disliking.

Only surround yourself with people who will lift you higher. Oprah Winfrey

Fitting in is one of those horrible diseases that turn reasonable minds into sheep gelatin hive minds.

There’s one advantage to being 102. There’s no peer pressure. Dennis Wolfberg

Good friends will allow you to be as innocent and free as a child when in private, and as wise and mature as an adult when in public

Not easily may an individual escape the deep slavery of the herd. Algernon Blackwood

Group pressure is also a fascinating process to watch. Given enough arguments, time, and stress, even the most resolute and determined man can be made fearful enough to completely reverse his ideals to conform with everyone else.

The recipe to ignoring peer pressure is feeling confident in who you are. Phoebe Waller

I became a new person; sucked into the neutrality of the abyss, comforted by social norms, and set free from the burden of individuality.

Don’t change so people will like you. Be yourself and the right people will love the real you.

I wasn’t afraid of being alone, but I was afraid of what people would think about my solitary state

You would have no peer pressure if you cared less about the opinions of others Jeff Moore        

I’m not in this world to live up to your expectations and you’re not in this world to live up to mine.

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds. Paul the Apostle

It doesn’t matter if I’m off the beat. It doesn’t matter if I’m snapping to the rhythm. It doesn’t matter if I look like a complete goon when I dance.

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. Ralph Waldo Emerson   

It is common to come across a perfectionist at work. Life is not that tough if you have a perfectionist sub ordinate; life is a bit tough when you have a perfectionist peer; life is toughest when you have a perfectionist supervisor!

I’m not in this world to live up to your expectations and you’re not in this world to live up to mine. Bruce Lee

Merely knowing that you are not the only resister makes it substantially easier to reject the crowd.

After all, it was the pressure of our peers that gave us the support to try something we wouldn’t otherwise have.

Most people want so desperately to be an individual yet are so easily shaped by the media.

I think that no matter what you’re doing as a teenager, you’re going to be presented with peer pressure. Sara Paxton

Of course, if one does not fully trust the promise of God’s Kingdom, he will have a hard time taking risks and making sacrifices in this life.

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

She was starting to think that it might be fun to be in control of the universe.

Ultimately peer pressure can lead people to bully, but peer pressure can also say bullying is not acceptable. Barack Obama

Societal peer pressure to conform runs strong, but as more of us continue to think and act for ourselves, rather than be under the influence of group think, we begin to make more effective choices.

The more you give into peer pressure, the more people will ask you to do what they want to do. The less you give into it, the less they will ask you.

Stay true to yourself. An original is worth more than a copy.

The ugly reality is that peer pressure reaches its greatest intensity at just the age when kids tend to be most insensitive and cruel. Walt Mueller

The human brain works by identifying patterns. It uses information from the past to understand what is happening in the present and to anticipate the future.

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

The ordinary procedure of the nineteenth century is that when a powerful and noble personage encounters a man of feeling, he kills, exiles, imprisons or so humiliates him that the other, like a fool, dies of grief.

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. Wyclef Jean

The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.

Never let anyone try and make you into something that you’re not. Remember what it is that you want, and always stay strong in that. Abigail Breslin

They were completely vague. They expressed everything and nothing.

Not all peer pressure is bad. If you have peers who are pushing you to go further in life and believe in your dreams. Man, you got it made! Jeff Moore

You can’t achieve the dream if you’re pleasing the team.

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. Ellen DeGeneres

Having obedience to authority and experiencing peer pressure will force you to make decisions that sometimes you may not agree with.

Peer pressure has many redeeming qualities. It is the pressure of our peers, after all, that gives us the support to try things we otherwise wouldn’t have. Bill Treasurer