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Maturity Quotes


These are some of the best 'Maturity' quotations and sayings.

Be content with what you are, and wish not change; nor dread your last day, nor long for it.

Grow up, and that is a terribly hard thing to do. It is much easier to skip it and go from one childhood to another.

Growing up is after all only the understanding that one's unique and incredible experience is what everyone shares.

How many really capable men are children more than once during the day?

I believe that the sign of maturity is accepting deferred gratification.

I think age is a very high price to pay for maturity.

It is unjust to claim the privileges of age and retain the playthings of childhood.

My poetry doesn't change from place to place - it changes with the years. It's very important to be one's age. You get ideas you have to turn down - 'I'm sorry, no longer'; 'I'm sorry, not yet.'

One of the signs of passing youth is the birth of a sense of fellowhip with other human beings as we take our place among them.

One trouble with a kind of falsely therapeutic and always reassuring attitude that it is easy to fall into with old people, is the tendency to be satisfied with too little.

Our judgments about things vary according to the time left us to live -that we think is left us to live.

Real maturity is the ability to imagine the humanity of every person as fully as you believe in your own humanity.

Strong meat belongeth to them that are of full age.

The immature mind hops from one thing to another; the mature mind seeks to follow through.

The mark of a mature man is the ability to give love and receive it joyously and without guilt.

You don't learn to hold your own in the world by standing on guard, but by attacking, and getting well hammered yourself.