Maturity Quotes, Sayings about growing up
Grown up, and that is a terribly hard thing to do. It is much easier to skip it and go from one childhood to another.
When I was younger I thought I knew it all. Now that I’m older and I realize how foolish that was.
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.
You may say I’m tall, you may say I’m short, you might say I’m fat, you might say I’m skinny. But whatever you say can’t ever change who I am.
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
Your age doesn’t define your maturity.
Your grades don’t define your intellect.
Rumors don’t define who you are.
Running away from problems or troubles will make you fall into another problem or trouble.
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