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Maturity is the ability to reap without apology and not complain when things don't go well.

Maturity is knowing when to be immature.
Basically my wife was immature. I'd be at home in the bath and she would come in and sink my boats.
It is sad to grow old but nice to ripen.
Maturity is the capacity to endure uncertainty.
Maturity: Be able to stick with a job until it is finished. Be able to bear an injustice without having to get even. Be able to carry money without spending it. Do your duty without being supervised.
Maturity begins to grow when you can sense your concern for others outweighing your concern for yourself.
Maturity is the time of life when, if you had the time, you'd have the time of your life.
Ah, but I was so much older then, I'm younger than that now.
The immature man wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mature man wants to live humanely for one.
Where id was, there shall ego be.
Show me a man with both feet on the ground and I'll show you a man who can't get his pants on.
When the apple is ripe it will fall.
My experience is that as soon as people are old enough to know better, they don't know anything at all.
I believe the sign of maturity is accepting deferred gratification.
Maturity is often more absurd than youth and very frequently is most unjust to youth.
Maturity: among other things, the unclouded happiness of the child at play, who takes it for granted that he is at one with his play-mates.
True maturity is only reached when a man realizes he has become a father figure to his girlfriends boyfriends -- and he accepts it.
Maturity consists in no longer being taken in by oneself.
One does not get better but different and older and that is always a pleasure.
Only the middle-aged have all their five senses in the keeping of their wits.
If boyhood and youth are but vanity, must it not be our ambition to become men?
By the age of twenty, any young man should know whether or not he is to be a specialist and just where his tastes lie. By postponing the question we have set on immaturity a premium which controls most American personality to its deathbed.
Your lordship, though not clean past your youth, have yet some smack of age in you, some relish of the saltiness of time.
By the time a person has achieved years adequate for choosing a direction, the die is cast and the moment has long since passed which determined the future.

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