Stupidity is much the same all the world over. A stupid person's notions and feelings may confidently be inferred from those which prevail in the circle by which the person is surrounded. Not so with those whose opinions and feelings are an emanation from their own nature and faculties.
Being 'accepted' by God never meant being accepted by your peers. Stop worrying about what others think about you. Stop judging God by the way people judge you. Your worth is inherent, not in question.
I am admiring of my fellow peers, black filmmakers and black actors and actresses.
None of my peers avoided prison. None of 'em.
Morality is the custom of one's country and the current feeling of one's peers.
Most painters want recognition, especially by their peers.
It's cool to be recognised by your peers.
You want that - peers respecting what you're doing.