Maturity Quotes

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

Man's maturity: to have regained the seriousness that he had as a child at play.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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

William Arthur Ward

Mountaintops inspire leaders but valleys mature them.

Sir Winston Churchill

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

Joshua Loth Liebman

Maturity consists of no longer being taken in by oneself


Maturity is knowing when to be immature.

Randall Hall

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

Joshua Loth Liebman

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

John MacNaughton

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

Douglas Engelbart

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

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

Martha Graham

Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.

Brian Tracy

Hold the period of youth sacred to education, and the period of maturity, when the physical forces begin to flag, equally sacred to ease and agreeable relaxation.

Edward Bellamy

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Updated On : April 02, 2013
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