Maturity Quotes, Sayings about growing up

When I was younger I thought I knew it all. Now that I’m older and I realize how foolish that was.

Submitted by: James T

If you are looking to blame someone for the problems in your life, you don’t have to look any further than in the mirror.

Submitted by: Rya57

Maturity is achieved when a person postpones immediate pleasures for long- term values.
– Joshua Loth Liebman

Grades don’t measure intelligence and age doesn’t define maturity.

Your age doesn’t define your maturity.
Your grades don’t define your intellect.
Rumors don’t define who you are.

We do not grow absolutely, chronologically. We grow sometimes in one dimension, and not in another; unevenly. We grow partially. We are relative. We are mature in one realm, childish in another. The past, present, and future mingle and pull us backward, forward, or fix us in the present. We are made up of layers, cells, constellations.
– Anaïs Nin

Running away from problems or troubles will make you fall into another problem or trouble.

I’m more afraid of growing up than anything else.

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

Being nice to someone you dislike doesn’t mean you’re a fake, It means you are mature enough to tolerate your dislike towards them..

There’s no point in being grown up if you can’t be childish sometimes.

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 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

My levels of maturity changes depending on who I’m with.

It’s time people shut up swallow their pride and admit their mistakes, it’s not giving up it’s growing up.

Submitted by: naila ali

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 time of life when, if you had the time, you’d have the time of your life.

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

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

Pain is what forces us to grow.

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