Maturity Quotes

The immature man wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mature man wants to live humanely for one.

Wilhelm Stekel

Youth condemns; maturity condones.

Amy Lowell

It takes a long time to bring excellence to maturity.

Titus Livy

Maturity is the capacity to endure uncertainty.

John Huston Finley

Maturity begins when we're content to feel we're right about something, without feeling the necessity to prove someone else is wrong.

Sydney J. Harris

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

Fritz Kunkel

One sign of maturity is the ability to be comfortable with people who are not like us.

Virgil A. Kraft

Maturity is only a short break in adolescence.

Jules Feiffer

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

Thomas Alva Edison

I believe the sign of maturity is accepting deferred gratification.

Peggy Cahn

Maturity is the ability to reap without apology and not complain when things don't go well.

E. James 'Jim' Rohn

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: 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.

Dag Hammarskjold

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

Albert Einstein

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

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Updated On : April 02, 2013
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