Peer Quotes

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Bill Gaede
“The mathematicians are the priests of the modern world.”
Bill Gaede, Why God Doesn't Exist

Robert G. Ingersoll
“Every man should stand under the blue and stars, under the infinite flag of nature, the peer of every other man.”
Robert G. Ingersoll, The Liberty Of Man, Woman And Child

March McCarron
“Mr. Paggle lifted his own ale in the air. “What shall we toast to?”
“Yarrow’s right hook?” Peer said.
“Bray’s unladylike nerve?” Arlow suggested.
“To new friends,” Yarrow said.
“New friends,” they agreed. Their glasses clinked merrily.”
March McCarron, Division of the Marked

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“Character is holding to our integrity when everyone around us is holding on to everything except their integrity and pressing us to do the same.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

“John Maxwell, in his book, 5 Levels of Leadership, outlines the five levels as: Position, Permission, Production, People Development, and Pinnacle. I wanted to help him progress from Level 1 (based on his position) to Level 5, pinnacle, which is based on earning the respect of your peers for who you are as a person.”
Brett Bartholomew, Conscious Coaching: The Art and Science of Building Buy-In

“The captain is the figure who holds sway over the dressing room by speaking to teammates as a peer, counseling them on and off the field, motivating them, challenging them, protecting them, resolving disputes, enforcing standards, inspiring fear when necessary, and above all setting a tone with words and deeds.”
Sam Walker, The Captain Class: The Hidden Force that Creates the World's Greatest Teams

“During the first part of this stage, the encouragement and support of parents and teachers was crucial to the child’s progress, but eventually the students began to experience some of the rewards of their hard work and became increasingly self-motivated. A piano student performed for others and appreciated the applause. A swimmer basked in the approval and respect of peers. These students became more vested in the process, and their self-image started to include those abilities that were setting them apart from their peers. In the case of team sports, like swimming, the students often relished being part of a group of like-minded people. But whatever the reasons, the motivation started to shift from external to internal in origin.”
Anders Ericsson, Peak: How all of us can achieve extraordinary things

“We have to have a family waiting for us. Otherwise, what’s the point? Empty glory is a lonely feeling. I know my mind is connecting more these days to family and, obviously, to my relationship with the woman I love. But all of it, whether you have it be your friends or your peers or your teammates, whatever connects to the wholeness of everything—that’s riches. That’s achievement.”
Laird Hamilton, Liferider: Heart, Body, Soul, and Life Beyond the Ocean

Michael Lopp
“Understanding your manager’s place in the political food chain is the trickiest because you’re often not in the meetings where he is interacting with his superiors. Those are the situations where you understand what their view is of him and, therefore his organization. The next best gauge of your manager’s political clout is cross-functional meetings where his peers are present.”
Michael Lopp, Managing Humans: Biting and Humorous Tales of a Software Engineering Manager

B.S. Murthy
“Make money the measure and you are in for trouble for that would keep you in its grip forever.”
B.S. Murthy, Jewel-less Crown: Saga of Life