Maturity begins to grow when you can sense your concern for others outweighing your concern for yourself.
The rate at which a person can mature is directly proportional to the embarrassment he can tolerate.
Man's maturity: to have regained the seriousness that he had as a child at play.
To make mistakes is human; to stumble is commonplace; to be able to laugh at yourself is maturity.
Mountaintops inspire leaders but valleys mature them.
Maturity is achieved when a person accepts life as full of tension.
Maturity is achieved when a person postpones immediate pleasures for long-term values.
The immature man wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mature man wants to live humanely for one.
Youth condemns; maturity condones.
Maturity is the capacity to endure uncertainty.
Maturity begins when we're content to feel we're right about something, without feeling the necessity to prove someone else is wrong.
One sign of maturity is the ability to be comfortable with people who are not like us.
Maturity is knowing when to be immature.
Maturity is only a short break in adolescence.
Maturity is often more absurd than youth and very frequently is most unjust to youth.
I believe the sign of maturity is accepting deferred gratification.
It takes a long time to bring excellence to maturity.
Maturity is the ability to reap without apology and not complain when things don't go well.
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.
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.
The awareness of the ambiguity of one's highest achievements (as well as one's deepest failures) is a definite symptom of maturity.
To be mature means to face, and not evade, every fresh crisis that comes.
Maturity consists of no longer being taken in by oneself
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