Saturday, 15 June 2013


‘Age’ is the acceptance of a term of years. But maturity is the glory of years. - Unknown

A mature person is one who does not think only in absolutes, who is able to be objective even when deeply stirred emotionally, who has learned that there is both good and bad in all people and in all things, and who walks humbly and deals charitably with the circumstances of life, knowing that in this world no one is all-knowing and therefore all of us need both love and charity. - Eleanor Roosevelt

In youth we feel richer for every new illusion; in ‘maturer’ years, for every one we lose. - Unknown

It is sad to grow old, but nice to ripen. - Unknown

Maturity begins when were content to feel were right about something without feeling the necessity to prove someone else wrong. - Sydney J. Harris

Maturity has more to do with what types of experiences you have had and what you have learned from them, and less to do with how many birthdays you have celebrated. - Unknown

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

Maturity is not when we start speaking big things. It is when we start understanding small things. - Unknown

Maturity is the ability to bear an injustice without wanting to get even. - Unknown

Maturity is the ability to reap without apology and not complain when things dont go well. - Jim Rohn

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 of the most important phases of maturing is that of growth from self-centering to an understanding relationship to others. A person is not mature until he has both an ability and a willingness to see himself as one among others and to do unto those others as he would have them do to him. - Sir Walter Scott

The true mark of maturity is when somebody hurts you and you try to understand their situation instead of trying to hurt them back. - Unknown

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

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

To recognize the shortfall in our life’s achievement, and still delight in being alive – this is the happiness of the mature. - Unknown

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