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65 Inspirational Quotes About Maturity (SELF-RESPECT)

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“I do believe in the old saying, ‘What does not kill you makes you stronger. Our experiences, good and bad, make us who we are. By overcoming difficulties, we gain strength and maturity.”

Angelina Jolie
Maturity is having the courage to use one’s own intelligence. - Immanuel Kant
Maturity is having the courage to use one’s own intelligence. – Immanuel Kant
Maturity is reached the day we don’t need to be lied to about anything. - Frank Yerby
Maturity is reached the day we don’t need to be lied to about anything. – Frank Yerby
Self-knowledge is the first step to maturity. - Jane Austen
Self-knowledge is the first step to maturity. – Jane Austen

Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity.”

Calvin Coolidge
Not caring about winning trivial arguments saves so much time and energy. - James Clear
Not caring about winning trivial arguments saves so much time and energy. – James Clear
I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity. - Albert Einstein
I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity. – Albert Einstein

“The willingness to forgive is a sign of spiritual and emotional maturity. It is one of the great virtues to which we all should aspire. Imagine a world filled with individuals willing both to apologize and to accept an apology. Is there any problem that could not be solved among people who possessed the humility and largeness of spirit and soul to do either — or both — when needed?”

Gordon B. Hinckley
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do. - Andrew Carnegie
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do. – Andrew Carnegie
You cannot be a winner without maturity and consistency. - Marco Silva
You cannot be a winner without maturity and consistency. – Marco Silva

20 Motivational Quotes About Maturity That Will Help You Be Wiser

“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
Maturity is a high price to pay for growing up. - Tom Stoppard
Maturity is a high price to pay for growing up. – Tom Stoppard

“Maturity is the art of living in peace with that which cannot be changed, the courage to change that which should be changed, no matter what it takes, and the wisdom to know the difference.”

Ann Landers
Caring – about people, about things, about life – is an act of maturity. - Tracy McMillan
Caring – about people, about things, about life – is an act of maturity. – Tracy McMillan

“One of the greatest indicators of our own spiritual maturity is revealed in how we respond to the weaknesses, the inexperience, and the potentially offensive actions of others.”

David A. Bednar
Age is relative. Experience is relative. And I think often intensity is confused with maturity. - Laura Marling
Age is relative. Experience is relative. And I think often intensity is confused with maturity. – Laura Marling

“I don’t think people change. I think they definitely mature. But I think the essence of what I am today is the same as when I was five years old. It’s just maturity. I’ve become a healthier, fuller expression of that essence.”

Ricky Williams
Maturity is the ability to prioritize values before feelings. - Mark Manson
Maturity is the ability to prioritize values before feelings. – Mark Manson
Maturity is when you live your life by your commitments, not by your feelings. - Rick Warren
Maturity is when you live your life by your commitments, not by your feelings. – Rick Warren
Maturity is learning how to start when you feel like procrastinating and learning how to listen when you feel like talking. - James Clear
Maturity is learning how to start when you feel like procrastinating and learning how to listen when you feel like talking. – James Clear

“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.”

Ann Landers
Maturity is the ability to postpone gratification. - Sigmund Freud
Maturity is the ability to postpone gratification. – Sigmund Freud
Maturity is achieved when a person accepts life as full of tension. - Joshua Loth Liebman
Maturity is achieved when a person accepts life as full of tension. – Joshua Loth Liebman
Confidence comes with maturity, being more accepting of yourself. - Nicole Scherzinger
Confidence comes with maturity, being more accepting of yourself. – Nicole Scherzinger

“The greatest form of maturity is at harvest time. This is when we must learn how to reap without complaint if the amounts are small and how to reap without apology if the amounts are big.”

Jim Rohn
Maturity is often more absurd than youth and very frequently is most unjust to youth. - Thomas A. Edison
Maturity is often more absurd than youth and very frequently is most unjust to youth. – Thomas A. Edison

“What makes Superman a hero is not that he has power, but that he has the wisdom and the maturity to use the power wisely. From an acting point of view, that’s how I approached the part.”

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

“When the child begins to think and to make use of the written language to express his rudimentary thinking, he is ready for elementary work; and this fitness is a question not of age or other incidental circumstance but of mental maturity.”

Maria Montessori
You can’t be mature if you don’t know yourself. Experiences, failures, and reflection will bring you what you need. - Maxime Lagacé
You can’t be mature if you don’t know yourself. Experiences, failures, and reflection will bring you what you need. – Maxime Lagacé

20 Inspiring Quotes About Maturity in Relationship

“The idea that love is something magical, almost supernatural, in your heart, that has nothing to do with the day-to-day encounters with a real person— that understanding of love has probably created more unhappiness and ruined more marriages than just about anything. Love is what happens between people living their lives together, becoming close through contact and actual partnership and it’s what survives through difficulties and imperfections. An idealized, imagined, faraway person in your heart—that’s not love. That’s a daydream.”

Misha Glouberman
Mature love is loving not being loved. - Irvin D. Yalom
Mature love is loving not being loved. – Irvin D. Yalom
Mature love speaks 'we' and not 'I’, it speaks needing the other person. When the other person feels needed, love is bound to grow.
Mature love speaks ‘we’ and not ‘I’, it speaks needing the other person. When the other person feels needed, love is bound to grow.
We mature with the damage, not with the years.
We mature with the damage, not with the years.

“Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.”

Bruce Lee
Real, sane, mature love – the kind that pays the mortgage year after year.
Real, sane, mature love – the kind that pays the mortgage year after year.

“How do you spell love?… when you reach the point where the happiness, security and development of another person is as much of a driving force to you as your own happiness, security, and development, then you have a mature love. True love is spelled G-I-V-E. It is not based on what you can get, but rooted in what you can give to the other person.”

Josh McDowell
Mature love is composed and sustaining; a celebration of commitment, companionship, and trust. - H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Mature love is composed and sustaining; a celebration of commitment, companionship, and trust. – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

“To progress in a relationship is to have learned maturity over a period of time. This is usually as a result of how we are able to handle and respond wisely to the situations faced in that moment of weakness.”

Anonymous
Relationship are better when two people are mature enough to commit.
Relationship are better when two people are mature enough to commit.

“Mature love is not a surrender of the self but a surrender to the self. The ego surrenders its hegemony of the personality to the heart, but in this surrender it is not annihilated. Rather it is strengthened because its roots in the body are nourished by the joy that the body feels.”

Alexander Lowen
I’d date someone younger or older; age doesn’t matter to me. Or looks, really – it’s all about maturity. - Leona Lewis
I’d date someone younger or older; age doesn’t matter to me. Or looks, really – it’s all about maturity. – Leona Lewis
Immature love says 'I love you because I need you'. Mature love says 'I need you because I love you'. - Erich Fromm
Immature love says: ‘I love you because I need you’. Mature love says ‘I need you because I love you’. – Erich Fromm

“It is believed that marriage kills love. However, this is not a true statement. In the marital status, people begin to learn to express their love without romantic words, using mostly their body language, and this can be called mature love. Mature love requires not just romanticism, but a deep life experience.”

Elmar Hussein
The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves. - Victor Hugo
The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved; loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves. – Victor Hugo
Mature love has a bliss not even imagined by newlyweds. - Boyd K. Packer
Mature love has a bliss not even imagined by newlyweds. – Boyd K. Packer

“Any mature, spiritually sensitive view of marriage must be built on the foundation of mature love rather than romanticism. But this immediately casts us into a countercultural pursuit.”

Gary L. Thomas
A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea. - Honore de Balzac
A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea. – Honore de Balzac
The only way to real mature love is to get past the tropes of what we consider 'romance'. - Joss Whedon
The only way to real mature love is to get past the tropes of what we consider ‘romance’. – Joss Whedon

“Falling in love you remain a child; rising in love you mature. By and by love becomes not a relationship, it becomes a state of your being. Not that you are in love – now you are love.”

Osho

15 Inspirational Quotes About Maturity That Will Help With Your Growth

Maturity comes not with age but with the acceptance of responsibility. You are only young once but immaturity can last a lifetime! - Edwin Louis Cole
Maturity comes not with age but with the acceptance of responsibility. You are only young once but immaturity can last a lifetime! – Edwin Louis Cole
The beauty of growing up is the wisdom that comes with it! - Connie Ferguson
The beauty of growing up is the wisdom that comes with it! – Connie Ferguson
Maturity is when we live by the truths that are in our heart and soul, truths we believe to be right for us. - Jeane Kirkpatrick
Maturity is when we live by the truths that are in our heart and soul, truths we believe to be right for us. – Jeane Kirkpatrick
The more experienced you are, the more skills you can bring to a new job or profession. Age can actually work in your favor. - John Allen
The more experienced you are, the more skills you can bring to a new job or profession. Age can actually work in your favor. – John Allen
The true mark of maturity is when someone hurts you and you try and understand their situation instead of hurting them back. - Ryron Gracie
The true mark of maturity is when someone hurts you and you try and understand their situation instead of hurting them back. – Ryron Gracie
Maturity, one discovers, has everything to do with the acceptance of 'not knowing. - Mark Z. Danielewski
Maturity, one discovers, has everything to do with the acceptance of ‘not knowing. – Mark Z. Danielewski
True maturity is only reached when a man realizes he has become a father figure to his girlfriends' boyfriends - and he accepts it. - Larry McMurtry
True maturity is only reached when a man realizes he has become a father figure to his girlfriends’ boyfriends – and he accepts it. – Larry McMurtry
Maturity is the ability to joyfully live in an imperfect world. - Richard Rohr
Maturity is the ability to joyfully live in an imperfect world. – Richard Rohr
Maturity and experience are part of my liberation. - Alicia Keys
Maturity and experience are part of my liberation. – Alicia Keys
Maturity includes the recognition that no one is going to see anything in us that we don't see in ourselves. Stop waiting for a producer. Produce yourself. - Marianne Williamson
Maturity includes the recognition that no one is going to see anything in us that we don’t see in ourselves. Stop waiting for a producer. Produce yourself. – Marianne Williamson
Maturity is only a short break in adolescence. - Jules Feiffer
Maturity is only a short break in adolescence. – Jules Feiffer
Problem-solving becomes a very important part of our makeup as we grow into maturity or move up the corporate ladder. - Zig Ziglar
Problem-solving becomes a very important part of our makeup as we grow into maturity or move up the corporate ladder. – Zig Ziglar
Maturity comes from obedience, not necessarily from age. - Leonard Ravenhill
Maturity comes from obedience, not necessarily from age. – Leonard Ravenhill
Filthy language is used by people who don't have the maturity or intelligence to express themselves with better words. - Nouman Ali Khan
Filthy language is used by people who don’t have the maturity or intelligence to express themselves with better words. – Nouman Ali Khan
Maturity is when you stop making excuses and start making changes. - Roy Bennett
Maturity is when you stop making excuses and start making changes. – Roy Bennett

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