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The Peace Corps is a sort of Howard Johnson's on the main drag into maturity. (Quote by - Paul Theroux)

The immature mind hops from one thing to another; the mature mind seeks to follow through. (Quote by - Harry A. Overstreet)

I believe the sign of maturity is accepting deferred gratification. (Quote by - Peggy Cahn)

You don't learn to hold your own by standing on guard, but by attacking, and getting well hammered yourself. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

True maturity is only reached when a man realizes he has become a father figure to his girlfriends' boyfriends - and he accepts it. (Quote by - Larry McMurtry)

Be content with what you are, and wish not change; not dread your last day, not long for it. (Quote by - Martial)

Age is a high price to pay for maturity. (Quote by - Tom Stoppard)

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. (Quote by - Dag Hammarskjold)

You're never too old to grow up. (Quote by - Shirley Conran)

Maturity is the capacity to endure uncertainty. (Quote by - John Finley)

A Silver Jubilee has a special significance in the life of any institution as it signifies a coming of age and maturity (Quote by - L. K. Mohohlo)

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

Strong meat belongeth to them that are of full age. (Quote by - Bible)

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. (Quote by - Samuel Ullman)

Character... is a habit, the daily choice of right over wrong; it is a moral quality which grows to maturity in peace and is not suddenly developed on the outbreak of war. (Quote by - Charles Wilson)

I think that shows a level of maturity and understanding that I think bodes well for getting to the bottom of this. But it is really up to you and your staff, on behalf of the American people, to take on that challenge. (Quote by - David Kay)

Show me a man with both feet on the ground and I'll show you a man who can't get his pants on. (Quote by - Joe E. Lewis)

What power had I before I learned to yield? Shatter me Great Wind! I shall possess the field! Richard Wilbur a stanza from his poem To A Milkweed. (Quote by - Richard Wilbur)

The immature man wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mature man wants to live humanely for one. (Quote by - Wilhelm Stekel)

Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists, unless laughter can be said to remedy anything. (Quote by - Kurt Vonnegut)

If boyhood and youth are but vanity, must it not be our ambition to become men? (Quote by - Vincent Van Gogh)

My experience is that as soon as people are old enough to know better, they don't know anything at all. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

Maturity begins to grow when you can sense your concern for others outweighing your concern for yourself. (Quote by - John MacNaughton)

One of the signs of passing youth is the birth of a sense of fellowhip with other human beings as we take our place among them. (Quote by - Virginia Woolf)

I would say that the surest measure of a man's or a woman's maturity is the harmony, style, joy, and dignity he creates in his marriage, and the pleasure and inspiration he provides for his spouse (Quote by - Benjamin Spock)


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