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Picture quote by Buddha about maturity

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

Picture quote by Roy Bennett about changes

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

Picture quote by Ann Landers about maturity

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

Picture quote by Steve Maraboli about problems

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

Picture quote by William James about age

Age is a very high price to pay for maturity. ⏤ William James

Picture quote about maturity

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

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You can only be young once. But you can always be immature.

Dave Barry, journalist

Maturity includes the recognition that no one is going to see anything in us that we don't see in ourselves. Stop waiting for a producer. Produce yourself.

Marianne Williamson, author

Maturity is the ability to reap without apology and not complain when things don't go well.

Jim Rohn, businessman

Ah, but I was so much older then, I'm younger than that now.

Bob Dylan, singer songwriter

When the apple is ripe it will fall.


A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.

Thomas Szasz, psychologist

Basically my wife was immature. I'd be at home in the bath and she would come in and sink my boats.

Woody Allen, director

'Age' is the acceptance of a term of years. But maturity is the glory of years.

Martha Graham, dancer

To be adult is to be alone.

Jean Rostand, scientist

One does not get better but different and older and that is always a pleasure.

Gertrude Stein, author

What is an adult? A child blown up by age.

Simone de Beauvoir, writer

Where id was, there shall ego be.

Sigmund Freud, psychologist

Show me a man with both feet on the ground and I'll show you a man who can't get his pants on.

Joe E. Lewis, comedian

Maturity is often more absurd than youth and very frequently is most unjust to youth.

Thomas A. Edison, inventor

My experience is that as soon as people are old enough to know better, they don't know anything at all.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

If boyhood and youth are but vanity, must it not be our ambition to become men?

Vincent Van Gogh, painter

In my case, adulthood itself was not an advance, although it was a useful waymark.

Nicholson Baker, novelist

Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists, unless laughter could be said to remedy anything.

Kurt Vonnegut, author

Youth condemns; maturity condones.

Amy Lowell, poet

Part of the reason for the ugliness of adults, in a child's eyes, is that the child is usually looking upwards, and few faces are at their best when seen from below.

George Orwell, author

Maturity is knowing when to be immature.

Randall Hall,

The immature man wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mature man wants to live humanely for one.

Wilhelm Stekel,

Adulthood is the ever-shrinking period between childhood and old age. It is the apparent aim of modern industrial societies to reduce this period to a minimum.

Thomas Szasz, psychologist

It is sad to grow old but nice to ripen.

Brigitte Bardot, actress

True maturity is only reached when a man realizes he has become a father figure to his girlfriends boyfriends -- and he accepts it.

Larry Mcmurtry, writer

I believe the sign of maturity is accepting deferred gratification.

Peggy Cahn,

Maturity is the time of life when, if you had the time, you'd have the time of your life.


Maturity is the capacity to endure uncertainty.

John Huston Finley,

By the time a person has achieved years adequate for choosing a direction, the die is cast and the moment has long since passed which determined the future.


True maturity is only reached when a man realizes he has become a father figure to his girlfriends' boyfriends - and he accepts it.

Larry Mcmurtry, writer

Age is a very high price to pay for maturity.

Tom Stoppard, dramatist

We seem but to linger in manhood to tell the dreams of our childhood, and they vanish out of memory ere we learn the language.

Henry David Thoreau, author

Maturity consists in no longer being taken in by oneself.

Kajetan Von Schlaggenberg,

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

Joshua L. Liebman, clergyman

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

Tom Stoppard, dramatist

This goal can and must be attained in this life. But even if this does not happen, remember that he who has found the way once, always returns to this world with an internal maturity that enables him to continue his work.

Gustave Meyrink,

Maturity - among other things, the unclouded happiness of the child at play, who takes it for granted that he is at one with his play-mates.

Dag Hammarskjold, diplomat

Maturity is a high price to pay for growing up.

Tom Stoppard, dramatist

Problem-solving becomes a very important part of our makeup as we grow into maturity or move up the corporate ladder.

Zig Ziglar, author

When the child begins to think and to make use of the written language to express his rudimentary thinking, he is ready for elementary work; and this fitness is a question not of age or other incidental circumstance but of mental maturity.

Maria Montessori, educator

I've come to admire our military kids more than you all will know, because you guys are heroes. And the only way your parents are able to serve is because you guys hold it down, and you do it with maturity beyond your years.

Michelle Obama, first lady

Only the middle-aged have all their five senses in the keeping of their wits.

Hervey Allen,

The fertility cycle is a cycle entirely of living creatures passing again and again through birth, growth, maturity, death, and decay.

Wendell Berry, poet

You want to have a toy and another toy, and that's not maturity. The biggest things in life are not materials.

Carlos Slim, businessman

I think what's happening for me, it's fun to see other things besides Facebook and Twitter take hold. The maturity of Tumblr as a real player is exciting. I think Pinterest has proved to be a major player. It's fun to see Instagram become a major player. It's fun to watch things like SnapChat, and Vine, try to vie to be the next thing.

Gary Vaynerchuk, entrepreneur

In the end, it's a mental maturity to let your best come out.

Lindsey Vonn, ski racer

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

Roy Bennett, politician

Spaniards have always shown great maturity and great common sense when it comes to voting.

Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, statesman

Throughout the whole vegetable, sensible, and rational world, whatever makes progress towards maturity, as soon as it has passed that point, begins to verge towards decay.

Robert Blair,

How often I have found that we grow to maturity not by doing what we like, but by doing what we should. How true it is that not every 'should' is a compulsion, and not every 'like' is a high morality and true freedom.

Karl Rahner, theologian

I'm not ready to let the youthful part of myself go yet. If maturity means becoming a cynic, if you have to kill the part of yourself that is naive and romantic and idealistic - the part of you that you treasure most - to claim maturity, is it not better to die young but with your humanity intact?

Kenneth Cain,

How do we know that Moses was grown up? Because he went out unto his brethren, and was ready to bear the burdens and share the plight of his people. Maturity is sensitivity to human suffering.

Julius Gordon,

Maturity implies otherness... The art of living is the art of living with.

Julius Gordon,

The possibility of a scientific treatment of history means a wider experience, a greater maturity of practical reason, and finally a fuller realization of certain basic ideas regarding the nature of life and time.

Muhammad Iqbal, poet

I don't know whether it's age or maturity, but I certainly find myself committed more and more to the looser forms of Western democracy at any price.

John Le Carre, writer

You know, it's a different world now, but to skip ahead and really answer your question, only in the last five years did I find what I call holy maturity, finding the balance, finding the right person in my life so that I could live a normal life.

Burt Ward, actor

Mr. Darwin refers to the multitude of the individual of every species, which, from one cause or another, perish either before, or soon after attaining maturity.

Richard Owen, scientist

I think that shows a level of maturity and understanding that I think bodes well for getting to the bottom of this. But it is really up to you and your staff, on behalf of the American people, to take on that challenge.

David Kay, scientist

Only through the conscious action of the working masses in city and country can it be brought to life, only through the people's highest intellectual maturity and inexhaustible idealism can it be brought safely through all storms and find its way to port.

Rosa Luxemburg, activist

Maturity: Be able to stick with a job until it is finished. Be able to bear an injustice without having to get even. Be able to carry money without spending it. Do your duty without being supervised.

Ann Landers, journalist

Character... is a habit, the daily choice of right over wrong; it is a moral quality which grows to maturity in peace and is not suddenly developed on the outbreak of war.

Charles Wilson, public servant

It seldom happens that a premature shoot of genius ever arrives at maturity.

Quintilian, educator

A boy becomes an adult three years before his parents think he does, and about two years after he thinks he does.

Lewis B Hershey,

We have not passed that subtle line between childhood and adulthood until we move from the passive voice to the active voice--that is, until we have stopped saying It got lost, and say, I lost it.

Sydney J. Harris, journalist

By the age of twenty, any young man should know whether or not he is to be a specialist and just where his tastes lie. By postponing the question we have set on immaturity a premium which controls most American personality to its deathbed.

Robert S. Hillyer,

Your lordship, though not clean past your youth, have yet some smack of age in you, some relish of the saltiness of time.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

The distinction between children and adults, while probably useful for some purposes, is at bottom a specious one, I feel. There are only individual egos, crazy for love.

Don Barthelme,

Men are but children of a larger growth, Our appetites as apt to change as theirs, And full as craving too, and full as vain.

John Dryden, poet

Maturity: among other things, the unclouded happiness of the child at play, who takes it for granted that he is at one with his play-mates.

Dag Hammarskjold, diplomat

In youth the human body drew me and was the object of my secret and natural dreams. But body after body has taken away from me that sensual phosphorescence which my youth delighted in. Within me is no disturbing interplay now, but only the steady currents of adaptation and of sympathy.

Haniel Long, author

A mature person is one who does not think only in absolutes, who is able to be objective even when deeply stirred emotionally, who has learned that there is both good and bad in all people and in all things, and who walks humbly and deals charitably with the circumstances of life, knowing that in this world no one is all-knowing and therefore all of us need both love and charity.

Eleanor Roosevelt, first lady

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


A glimpse of any one moment in a life can be deeply misleading. A man at 20 who appears the model of altruism may turn out to be a kind of emotional prodigy

Joshua Wolf Shenk,

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

Virginia Woolf, author

Adolescence is society's permission slip for combining physical maturity with psychological irresponsibility.

Terri Apter,

I would say that the surest measure of a man's or a woman's maturity is the harmony, style, joy, and dignity he creates in his marriage, and the pleasure and inspiration he provides for his spouse.

Benjamin Spock, scientist

I'm 18 in this album. I'm not losing fans, and I'm not disrepecting women, but you reach the maturity of taking it to the next level with a girl. It was only necessary for me to have at least one song like that.

Chris Brown, musician

If any human being is to reach full maturity both the masculine and feminine sides of the personality must be brought up into consciousness.

M. Esther Harding, psychologist

The other day the President said, I know you've had some rough times, and I want to do something that will show the nation what faith that I have in you, in your maturity and sense of responsibility. He paused, then said, would you like a puppy?

Dan Quayle, vice president

Maturity is only a short break in adolescence.

Jules Feiffer, cartoonist

Maturity is achieved when a person accepts life as full of tension.

Joshua L. Liebman, clergyman

The Peace Corps is a sort of Howard Johnson's on the main drag into maturity.

Paul Theroux, novelist

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.

Pope John Paul II, clergyman

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