Maturity Quotes, Sayings about growing up - Page 2
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
The rate at which a person can mature is directly proportional to the embarrassment he can tolerate.
– Douglas Engelbart
It is sad to grow old but nice to ripen.
– Brigitte Bardot
Maturity is: The ability to stick with a job until it’s finished; The ability to do a job without being supervised; The ability to carry money without spending it; and The ability to bear an injustice without wanting to get even.
– Abigail Van Buren
Maturity is achieved when a person accepts life as full of tension.
– Joshua Loth Liebman
I’m more afraid of growing up than anything else.
Maturity begins to grow when you can sense your concern for others outweighing your concern for yourself.
– John MacNaughton
Maturity is to be is to be responsible for your actions and when anything goes wrong take it like a man.
Being willing to delay pleasure for a greater result is a sign of maturity.
Emotional maturity is demonstrated by how kindly you treat those who mistreat or misunderstand you.
Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.
– Brian Tracy
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.
Maturity is the ability to accept the unaccepted in life and make things work within one’s possible means.
There’s no point in being grown up if you can’t be childish sometimes.
Being strong doesn’t mean you have to stay and fight all the battles and petty arguments that come your way. Being strong means you don’t have to stay and respond to rude remarks. Don’t retort by throwing insults back at them. It’s what they want. Keep your dignity and don’t lower yourself to their level. True strength is being adult enough to walk away from the nonsense with your head held high.
To make mistakes is human; to stumble is commonplace; to be able to laugh at yourself is maturity.
– William Arthur Ward
Maturity is the time of life when, if you had the time, you’d have the time of your life.
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 have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was.
– Abraham Lincoln
Grades don’t measure intelligence and age doesn’t define maturity.
A mature person knows where he/she came from, where he/she is and where he/she is going.
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.
Maturity has nothing to do with many birthdays you celebrated, but more to do with challenges you experienced or came across in life.
An excuse is what it is. . . . Failure to accept responsibility for one’s own actions.