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Famous Maturity Quotes

Self knowledge is the first step to maturity. Jane Austen

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 is having the courage to use one’s own intelligence. Immanuel Kant

I do believe in the old saying, What does not kill you makes you stronger. Our experiences, good and bad, make us who we are. By overcoming difficulties, we gain strength and maturity. Angelina Jolie

The first person we must examine is ourselves. John C. Maxwell

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

Immature poets imitate mature poets steal. Sacred Wood

One of the greatest indicators of our own spiritual maturity is revealed in how we respond to the weaknesses, the inexperience, and the potentially offensive actions of others. David A. Bednar

Maturity is reached the day we don’t need to be lied to about anything. Frank Yerby

Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity. Calvin Coolidge

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

What makes Superman a hero is not that he has power, but that he has the wisdom and the maturity to use the power wisely. From an acting point of view, that’s how I approached the part. Christopher Reeve

Maturity is when you live your life by your commitments, not by your feelings. Rick Warren

Learning lessons is a little like reaching maturity. You’re not suddenly more happy, wealthy, or powerful, but you understand the world around you better, and you’re at peace with yourself. Learning life’s lessons is not about making your life perfect, but about seeing life as it was meant to be. Elisabeth Kubler

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

I don’t think people change. I think they definitely mature. But I think the essence of what I am today is the same as when I was five years old. It’s just maturity. I’ve become a healthier, fuller expression of that essence. Ricky Williams

The greatest form of maturity is at harvest time. This is when we must learn how to reap without complaint if the amounts are small and how to reap without apology if the amounts are big. Jim Rohn

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

Star Trek was an attempt to say 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 lifeforms. Gene Roddenberry

I had rather do and not promise than promise and not do. Arthur Warwick

Most of us don’t mind doing what we ought to do when it doesn’t interfere with what we want to do, but it takes discipline and maturity to do what we ought to do whether we want to or not. Joseph B. Wirthlin

Youth ends when egotism does. Hermann Hesse

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

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

My maturity level has increased, as earlier I was rather childish and was easily influenced by what others used to say, and I have changed myself a lot. Now, I understand things before doing anything and also, I used to say anything, but I think one should think carefully before speaking. Shehnaaz Gill

The years teach much which the days never know. Ralph Waldo Emerson

A truly great book should be read in youth, again in maturity and once more in old age, as a fine building should be seen by morning light, at noon and by moonlight. Robertson Davies

Work on yourself first, take responsibility for your own progress. I Ching

When your maturity is derived from circumstantial factors other than faith, your level of maturity would continue to fluctuate rather than being stable. This is why I am enabled to maintain a balance and stable approach to the challenges that come my way every day. I am not moved by what people say or do concerning my relationship with God. T. B. Joshua

The beauty of growing up is the wisdom that comes with it! Connie Ferguson

Everyone who reaches a milestone birthday in their lives has an opportunity to truly appreciate the fact that presumably we have acquired all the gifts that maturity and age can bring us. Judith Durham

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

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

I feel like the youthful experience is what drives the creativity, and I feel like experience and maturity as an adult, experience as an elder statesman, that refines it. Black Thought

You cannot be a winner without maturity and consistency.  Marco Silva

The vegetable life does not content itself with casting from the flower or the tree a single seed, but it fills the air and earth with a prodigality of seeds, that, if thousands perish, thousands may plant themselves, that hundreds may come up, that tens may live to maturity; that, at least one may replace the parent. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

In any case, if I grow hybrid maize or hybrid pearl mallet or any hybrid, I have to sow fresh seed every year. I cannot keep the seed of the same plant. If I keep the seed of the same plant, yield will be much less and there will be a wide variation in the field, like maturity period, quality and so on. M. S. Swaminathan

Maturity is only a short break in adolescence. Jules Feiffer

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

If you focus on long term outcomes, expect to be misunderstood in the short term, frequently. Tom Gardner

As our knees and hips and eyesight deteriorate, we become more dependable, less impulsive, kinder, and less moody. Psychologists call this the maturity principle. My own life experience fits this principle to a T. Angela Duckworth

The more experienced you are, the more skills you can bring to a new job or profession. Age can actually work in your favor. John Allen

Girl in the City Chapter 2 will still continue to revolve around Meera Sehgal and her life, her friends, and her passion. The stark difference in Chapter 2 will be that all the characters have now grown up in the series in terms of maturity if not so much age. Mithila Palkar

Youth can not know how age thinks and feels. J. K. Rowling

Comedy is such a frivolous world that it can make you addicted to the frivolity, and then a lot of people don’t settle down and are still in that non specific age maturity bracket. Ivo Graham

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

Granted, I’ve changed internally as I’ve gotten older I take it easy, I know when to stop and take care of myself, I laugh much more and with my belly and soul but this comes from the confidence and acceptance that comes with maturity. Iman

For age is not alone of time, or we should never see men old and bent at forty and men young at seventy three. Edgar A Guest

Most parents have long understood that kids don’t have the judgment, the maturity, the impulse control and insight necessary to make complicated lifelong decisions. Bryan Stevenson

Not caring about winning trivial arguments saves so much time and energy. James Clear

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

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

Getting past my early 20s, I feel a bit more maturity and responsibility about that stuff. You get a good feeling from doing something good. You see a kid and you make his day, you realise the power of it. Whereas before, I was like, That’s cool, whatever. But now, that’s what I’m most appreciative of. Daniel Ricciardo

Life, an age to the miserable, and a moment to the happy. Francis Bacon

I want garments that reflect my personality. It’s difficult to find in the childrenswear department. And often, womenswear requires far too many alterations. I want shoes that affect my maturity, professionalism, and sophistication. Instead, I’m offered sneakers with Velcro straps and light up shoes. Sinead Burke

Grown up people can wait. Ann Landers

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

Youth teaches, age puts what we have learned into practice, teaching us wisdom. Catherine Pulsifer

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

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

Don’t allow old traditions to become permanent mental scripts for managing your life in the present. Reason you will not be able to transform yourself to think differently and be better as you grow with age and maturity. Darren L Johnson

Age is a very high price to pay for maturity. Tom Stoppard

I believe Twitter, right now, is just finishing the venture capital phase, getting into a maturity level. Al Waleed bin Talal

I am not young enough to know everything. Oscar Wilde