Quotes of Maturity - somelinesforyou

“ What I look forward to is continued immaturity followed by death. ”

- Dave Barry

“ The purpose of life is to fight maturity. ”

- Dick Werthimer

“ There's no point in being grown up if you can't be childish sometimes. ”

- Doctor Who

“ By the time I'd grown up, I naturally supposed that I'd be grown up. ”

- Eve Babitz

“ To be mature means to face, and not evade, every fresh crisis that comes. ”

- Fritz Kunkel

“ Every human being on this earth is born with a tragedy, and it isn't original sin. He's born with the tragedy that he has to grow up. That he has to leave the nest, the security, and go out to do battle. He has to lose everything that is lovely and fight for a new loveliness of his own making, and it's a tragedy. A lot of people don't have the courage to do it. ”

- Helen Hayes

“ I thought being an adult meant knowing what you believe, but that has not been my experience. ”

- John Green

“ Maturity is only a short break in adolescence. ”

- Jules Feiffer

“ My Father taught me how to be a man – and not by instilling in me a sense of machismo or an agenda of dominance. He taught me that a real man doesn’t take, he gives; he doesn’t use force, he uses logic; doesn’t play the role of trouble-maker, but rather, trouble-shooter; and most importantly, a real man is defined by what’s in his heart, not his pants. ”

- Kevin Smith

“ That's the worst of growing up, and I'm beginning to realize it. The things you wanted so much when you were a child don't seem half so wonderful to you when you get them. ”

- L. M. Montgomery

“ Age is no guarantee of maturity. ”

- Lawana Blackwell

“ Adulthood isn't an award they'll give you for being a good child. You can waste... years, trying to get someone to give that respect to you, as though it were a sort of promotion or raise in pay. If only you do enough, if only you are good enough. No. You have to just... take it. Give it to yourself, I suppose. Say, I'm sorry you feel like that and walk away. But that's hard. ”

- Lois McMaster Bujold

“ When we were children, we used to think that when we were grown-up we would no longer be vulnerable. But to grow up is to accept vulnerability... To be alive is to be vulnerable. ”

- Gandhi

“ The grass is always greener once you don't have to mow a lawn anymore. ”

- Randy K. Milholland

“ True maturity is only reached when a man realizes he has become a father figure to his girlfriend's boyfriends — and he accepts it. ”

- Larry McMurtry

“ 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. ”

- Unknown

“ Freedom is what you do with what's been done to you. ”

- Jean Paul Sartre

“ In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing. ”

- Theodore Roosevelt

“ Maturity is only a short break in adolescence. ”

- Jules Feiffer

“ The purpose of life is to fight maturity. ”

- Dick Werthimer

“ It takes a long time to bring excellence to maturity. ”

- Publilius Syrus

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

- Tom Stoppard

“ Age is no guarantee of maturity. ”

- Lawana Blackwell

“ I believe the sign of maturity is accepting deferred gratification. ”

- Peggy Cahn

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

- Albert Einstein

“ Maturity begins to grow when you can sense your concern for others outweighing your concern for yourself. ”

- John MacNaughton

“ Maturity consists in no longer being taken in by oneself. ”

- Kajetan Von Schlaggenberg

“ Maturity is knowing when to be immature. ”

- Randall Hall

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

- Thomas A. Edison

“ Maturity is the capacity to endure uncertainty. ”

- John Huston Finley
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