Maturity Quotes, Sayings about growing up
Maturity is not by age, but the acceptance of your responsibilities.
You are not really grown up until you see and understand your weaknesses.
- Dr T.P.Chia
When I was younger I thought I knew it all. Now that I’m older and I realize how foolish that was.
Running away from problems or troubles will make you fall into another problem or trouble.
At some point, you’re just going to have to shut up and admit that you’re wrong. It’s not about giving up, it’s about growing up.
Experience life in all possible ways – good- bad, bitter- sweet, dark- light, summer- winter. Experience all the dualities. Don’t be afraid of experience, because the more experience you have, the more mature you become.
Growing up isn’t as fun as I thought it’d be.
Grades don’t measure intelligence and age doesn’t define maturity.
I’m no one to judge but you drinking, smoking, partying every weekend ain’t going to get you were you want to be in life 10 years from now.
Maturity is when you stop making excuses and start making changes.
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
One sign of maturity is the ability to be comfortable with people who are not like us
- Virgil A. Kraft
We’re all mature until somebody brings out the bubble-wrap.
To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.
- Henri Bergson
Maturity is achieved when a person postpones immediate pleasures for long- term values.
- Joshua Loth Liebman
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
When we were children, we used to think that when we were grown- up we would no longer be vulnerable. But to grow up is to accept vulnerability… To be alive is to be vulnerable.
- Madeleine L’Engle
Maturity is the ability to reap without apology and not complain when things don’t go well.
- Jim Rohn
Maturity is knowing when to be immature.
- Randall Hall
Maturity can never be defined by age.
Age is no guarantee of maturity.
Perfect maturity is when a person hurts you, and you try to understand their situation and don’t hurt them back.
To be mature means to face, and not evade, every fresh crisis that comes.
- Fritz Kunkel
We have not passed that subtle line between childhood and adulthood until we move from the passive voice to the active voice- that is, until we have stopped saying “It got lost,” and say, “I lost it.”
- Sydney J. Harris
Maturity of mind is the capacity to endure uncertainty.
- John Finley