75+ Best Maturity Quotes: Exclusive Selection

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Powerful Collection of Most Famous Maturity Quotes

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. – Samuel Ullman

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

Maturity is that time when the mirrors in our mind turn to windows and instead of seeing the reflection of ourselves we see others. – Unknown

Maturity is achieved when a person accepts life as full of tension. – Joshua Loth Liebman

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Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself. – Rumi

Maturity, the way I understand it, is knowing what your limitations are. – Kurt Vonnegut

Maturity is a high price to pay for growing up. – Tom Stoppard

Maturity is achieved when a person postpones immediate pleasures for long-term values. – Joshua Loth Liebman

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. – Samuel Ullman

Maturity comes with experience, not age. – Ziad K. Abdelnour

A sign of wisdom and maturity is when you come to terms with the realization that your decisions cause your rewards and consequences. You are responsible for your life, and your ultimate success depends on the choices you make. – Denis Waitley

Maturity is knowing when to be immature. – Randall Hall

Maturity is the ability to reap without apology and not complain when things don’t go well. – Jim Rohn

Maturity begins to grow when you can sense your concern for others outweighing your concern for yourself. – John MacNaughton

Maturity is achieved when a person postpones immediate pleasures for long-term values. – Joshua L. Liebman

Be the person you are. Never try to be another, and you will become mature. Maturity is accepting the responsibility of being oneself, whatsoever the cost. – Rajneesh

Maturity is the capacity to endure uncertainty. – John Huston Finley

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

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

Maturity is the ability to reap without apology and not complain when things don’t go well. – Jim Rohn

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

The greatest day in your life and mine is when we take total responsibility for our attitudes. That’s the day we truly grow up. – John C. Maxwell

To make mistakes is human; to stumble is commonplace; to be able to laugh at yourself is maturity. – William Arthur Ward

I believe the sign of maturity is accepting deferred gratification. – Peggy Cahn

Maturity consists in no longer being taken in by oneself. – Kajetan Von Schlaggenberg

Maturity starts with the willingness to give oneself. – Elisabeth Elliot

Maturity is the ability to live in peace with that which we cannot change. – Ann Landers

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

A person remains immature, whatever his age, as long as he thinks of himself as an exception to the human race. – Harry Allen Overstreet

Age is just a number, maturity is a choice. – Harry Styles

I guess real maturity, which most of us never achieve, is when you realize that you’re not the center of the universe. – Katherine Paterson

Age is just a number. Maturity is a choice. – Harry Styles

Maturity is not when we start speaking big things. It is when we start understanding small things.. – Unknown

A person’s maturity consists in having found again the seriousness one had as a child, at play. – Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

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. – Desmond Tutu

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

Maturity is the capacity to endure uncertainty. – John Huston Finley

Turning point in the process of growing up is when you discover the core of strength within you that survives all hurt. – Max Lerner

Age is no guarantee of maturity. – Lawana Blackwell

Maturity comes not with age but with the acceptance of responsibility. You are only young once but immaturity can last a lifetime! Edwin Louis Cole

Maturity is often more absurd than youth and very frequently is most unjust to youth. – Thomas A. Edison

Maturity, one discovers, has everything to do with the acceptance of not knowing. – Mark Z. Danielewski

Maturity is developed by respecting others and accepting responsibility for violating that respect. – Wes Fesler

Emotional healing is almost always a process. It takes time. There is a very important reason for this. Our heavenly Father is not only wanting to free us from the pain of past wounds, he is also desirous of bringing us into maturity, both spiritually and emotionally. That takes time, because we need time to learn to make the right choices. He loves us enough to take the months and years necessary to not only heal our wounds, but also build our character. Without growth of character we will get wounded again. – Floyd McClung

Maturity is when your world opens up and you realize that you are not the center of it. – M.J. Croan

Youth ends when egotism does; maturity begins when one lives for others. – Hermann Hesse

Maturity is the moment one regains one’s innocence. – Marty Rubin

Maturity is so often considered to be synonymous with ‘adult. But I truly feel that maturity may be defined by the ability to be both an adult and a child. – Gina Marinello

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

It is not a sign of weakness, but a sign of high maturity, to rise to the level of self-criticism. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

Maturity is only a short break in adolescence. – Jules Feiffer

Youth condemns; maturity condones. – Amy Lowell

Age’ is the acceptance of a term of years. But maturity is the glory of years. – Martha Graham

If growing up is the process of creating ideas and dreams about what life should be, then maturity is letting go again. – Mary Beth Danielson

Maturity is the time of life when, if you had the time, you’d have the time of your life. – Anonymous

A mark of maturity seems to be the range and extent of one’s feeling of self-involvement in abstract ideals. – Gordon Wallport

When I was very young and the urge to be someplace else was on me, I was assured by mature people that maturity would cure this itch. When years described me as mature, the remedy prescribed was middle age. In middle age I was assured that greater age would calm my fever and now that I am fifty-eight perhaps senility will do the job. Nothing has worked. I fear the disease is incurable. – John Steinbeck

Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

Maturity implies otherness… The art of living is the art of living with. – Julius Gordon

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

Maturity is developed by respecting others and accepting responsibility for violating that respect. – Wes Fessler

Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists, unless laughter can be said to remedy anything. – Kurt Vonnegut

I think part of maturity is knowing who you are. – Rob Lowe

Maturity is to face, and not evade, every fresh crisis that comes. – Fritz Kunkel

Maturity is when we can treat ourselves in our own way rather than within the automatic ways of our parents in childhood. – Hugh Missildine

Maturity is having the ability to escape categorization. – K. Rexroth

Maturity begins the day you take responsibility for your own feelings. – Kevin Everett Fitzmaurice

Maturity comes when keeping a secret gives you more satisfaction than passing it along. – John M. Henry

Maturity is the art of living in peace with that which we cannot change. – Anonymous

One sign of maturity is knowing when to ask for help. – Dennis Wholey

That’s maturity-when you realize that you’ve finally arrived at a state of ignorance as profound as your parents. – Elizabeth Peters

Maturity begins when you feel you are right about something without feeling the need to prove someone else wrong. – Sydney J. Harris

It takes a long time to bring excellence to maturity. – Publilius Syrus

Maturity is the ability to discern the ignorant without discussing them. – Vikrant Parsai

The awareness of the ambiguity of one’s highest achievements (as well as one’s deepest failures) is a definite symptom of maturity. – Paul Johannes Tillich

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