quote by Erich Fromm

Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.'

— Erich Fromm

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Matured quote Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your p

Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your peace of mind, self respect, values, morals and self worth.

Every new experience brings its own maturity and a greater clarity of vision.

Maturity is the ability to postpone gratification.

Matured quote Maturity is when you stop complaining and making excuses, and start making chang

Maturity is when you stop complaining and making excuses, and start making changes.

Age is just a number, maturity is a choice.

To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly

Self-actualizing people are those who have come to a high level of maturation, health and self-fulfillment... the values that self-actualizers appreciate include truth, creativity, beauty, goodness, wholeness, aliveness, uniqueness, justice, simplicity, and self-sufficiency.

Matured quote Maturity isn't a product of growing older. It's a product of growing wiser.

Maturity isn't a product of growing older. It's a product of growing wiser.

Maturity is the ability to joyfully live in an imperfect world.

Our maturity will be judged by how well we are able to agree to disagree and yet continue to love one another, to care for one another, and cherish one another and seek the greater good of the other.

To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.

Matured quote Sometimes problems don’t require a solution to solve them; instead they require

Sometimes problems don’t require a solution to solve them; instead they require maturity to outgrow them.

The quest for Love changes us. There is no seeker among those who search for Love who has not matured on the way. The moment you start looking for Love, you start to change within and without.

Men, believing in myths, will always fear something terrible, everlasting punishment as certain or probable . . . Men base all these fears not on mature opinions, but on irrational fancies, that they are more disturbed by fear of the unknown than by facing facts. Peace of mind lies in being delivered from all these fears.

Love is like a friendship caught on fire.

In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.

Matured quote Age is a very high price to pay for maturity.

Age is a very high price to pay for maturity.

Likewise today, some Christians are content to merely exist until they die.

They don't want to risk anything, to believe God, to grow or mature. They refuse to believe his Word, and have become hardened in their unbelief. Now they're living just to die.

Indian men are still used to the traditional role given to women;

they want intelligent girls for company but not to marry... they have yet to taste and relish the company of mature women.

Maturity is the ability to think, speak and act your feelings within the bounds of dignity. The measure of your maturity is how spiritual you become during the midst of your frustrations.

Matured quote Immature: a word boring people use to describe fun people.

Immature: a word boring people use to describe fun people.

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Solitude is painful when one is young, but delightful when one is more mature.

I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity.

Maturity is the ability to think, speak and act your feelings within the bounds of dignity. The measure of your maturity is how spiritual you become during the midst of your frustrations.

Happiness is the result of inner maturity.

It depends on us alone, and requires patient work, carried out from day to day. Happiness must be built, and this requires time and effort. In the long term, happiness and unhappiness are therefore a way of being, or a life skill.

No member of the animal kingdom nurses past maturity, no member of the animal kingdom ever did a thing to me. Its why I don't eat red meat or white fish, don't give me no blue cheese. Were all members of the animal kingdom, leave your brothers and sisters in the sea.

Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young.

The vow of celibacy is a matter of keeping one's word to Christ and the Church.

a duty and a proof of the priest's inner maturity; it is the expression of his personal dignity.

Maturity comes not with age but with the acceptance of responsibility.

You are only young once but immaturity can last a lifetime!

Star Trek was an attempt to say that humanity will reach maturity and wisdom on the day that it begins not just to tolerate, but take a special delight in differences in ideas and differences in life forms.

Maturity is achieved when a person postpones immediate pleasures for long-term values.

The mature person meets the demands of life, while the immature person demands that life meet her demands.

When I became a man I put away childish things, including the fear of childishness and the desire to be very grown up.

We do not grow absolutely, chronologically.

We grow sometimes in one dimension, and not in another, unevenly. We grow partially. We are relative. We are mature in one realm, childish in another. The past, present, and future mingle and pull us backward, forward, or fix us in the present. We are made of layers, cells, constellations.

Just as Jesus learned obedience by the things He suffered, we learn obedience by the difficult circumstances we face. When we obey the Word of God that is spoken by the Holy Spirit, we will grow and mature in the times of conflict and suffering. Our knowledge of Scripture is not the key. Obedience is.

I began to understand that suffering and disappointments and melancholy are there not to vex us or cheapen us or deprive us of our dignity but to mature and transfigure us.

My heart leaps up when I behold A rainbow in the sky: So was it when my life began; So is it now I am a man; So be it when I shall grow old, Or let me die! The Child is father of the Man; I could wish my days to be Bound each to each by natural piety.

Filthy language is used by people who don't have the maturity or intelligence to express themselves with better words.

I love you for the part of me that you bring out.

From here on out, there's just reality.

I think that's what maturity is: a stoic response to endless reality. But then, what do I know?

The rate at which a person can mature is directly proportional to the embarrassment he can tolerate.

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