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Maturity is only a short break in adolescence. ...
by Jules Feiffer

Maturity is only a short break in adolescence.
- Jules Feiffer

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Jesus died to forgive our sins.
Dare we make his martyrdom meaningless by not committing them?
- Jules Feiffer

I grew up to have my father's looks,
my father's speech patterns,
my father's posture, my father's opinions,
and my mother's contempt for my father.
- Jules Feiffer

Getting out of bed in the morning is an act of false confidence.
- Jules Feiffer

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Artists can color the sky red because they know it's blue.
Those of us who aren't artists must color things the
way they really are or people might think we're stupid.
- Jules Feiffer

Maturity is the ability to do a job
whether or not you are supervised,
to carry money without spending it,
and to bear an injustice without wanting to get even.
- Ann Landers

I live in that solitude which is painful in youth,
but delicious in the years of maturity.
- Albert Einstein


 

Age is a very high price to pay for maturity.
- Tom Stoppard

Mr. Darwin refers to the multitude of the individual of every species,
which, from one cause or another, perish either before,
or soon after attaining maturity.
- Richard Owen

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

When Louis XIV assumed the reins of government France
suddenly and wonderfully came to her maturity;
it was as if the whole nation had burst into splendid flower.
- Lytton Strachey

Whatever seeds each man cultivates will grow to maturity
and bear in him their own fruit.
If they be vegetative, he will be like a plant.
- Giovanni Pico della Mirandola

Acting is the expression of a neurotic impulse.
It's a bum's life.
Quitting acting, that's the sign of maturity.
- Marlon Brando

Maturity is achieved when a person accepts life as full of tension.
- Joshua L. Liebman

If any human being is to reach full maturity both the
masculine and feminine sides of the personality must
be brought up into consciousness.
- M. Esther Harding

A truly great book should be read in youth,
again in maturity and once more in old age,
as a fine building should be seen by morning light,
at noon and by moonlight.
- Robertson Davies

I think some people in their 20s really get it,
that acting is about creativity and the work.
They get their maturity from their work.
- Jane Badler

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

'Age' is the acceptance of a term of years.
But maturity is the glory of years.
- Martha Graham

Adolescence is society's permission slip for combining
physical maturity with psychological irresponsibility.
- Terri Apter

Throughout the whole vegetable, sensible,
and rational world, whatever makes progress towards maturity,
as soon as it has passed that point,
begins to verge towards decay.
- Robert Blair

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.
- Charles Wilson

Know how to behave at a fine restaurant,
which is a telltale measure of social maturity.
- Marilyn vos Savant

Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists,
unless laughter could be said to remedy anything.
- Kurt Vonnegut

I think age is a very high price to pay for maturity.
- Tom Stoppard

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

When I became a mature woman, I put both feet firmly on the side of maturity.
- Victoria Principal

Spaniards have always shown great maturity and great
common sense when it comes to voting.
- Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero

Maturity implies otherness...
The art of living is the art of living with.
- Julius Gordon

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

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

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

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

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

Youth condemns; maturity condones.
- Amy Lowell

The vow of celibacy is a matter of keeping one's word
to Christ and the Church.
a duty and a proof of the priest's inner maturity;
it is the expression of his personal dignity.
- Pope John Paul II

It seldom happens that a premature shoot of genius
ever arrives at maturity.
- Marcus Fabius Quintilian

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.
- Dag Hammarskjold

The other day the President said, I know you've had some rough times,
and I want to do something that will show the nation
what faith that I have in you,
in your maturity and sense of responsibility.
He paused, then said, would you like a puppy?
- Dan Quayle

How often I have found that we grow to maturity not by doing what we like,
but by doing what we should.
How true it is that not every 'should' is a compulsion,
and not every 'like' is a high morality and true freedom.
- Karl Rahner

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

I guess whatever maturity is there may be there because
I've been keeping a journal forever.
In high school my friends would make fun of me -
you're doing your man diary again.
So I was always trying to translate experience into words.
- Anthony Doerr

I'm 18 in this album.
I'm not losing fans, and I'm not disrepecting women,
but you reach the maturity of taking it to the next level with a girl.
It was only necessary for me to have at least one song like that.
- Chris Brown

You know, it's a different world now,
but to skip ahead and really answer your question,
only in the last five years did I find what I call holy maturity,
finding the balance, finding the right person in my
life so that I could live a normal life.
- Burt Ward

How do we know that Moses was grown up? Because he
went out unto his brethren,
and was ready to bear the burdens and share the plight of his people.
Maturity is sensitivity to human suffering.
- Julius Gordon

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.
- Benjamin Spock

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.
- David Kay

Only through the conscious action of the working masses
in city and country can it be brought to life,
only through the people's highest intellectual maturity
and inexhaustible idealism can it be brought safely
through all storms and find its way to port.
- Rosa Luxemburg

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

Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.
It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast
quantity of face 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

The possibility of a scientific treatment of history
means a wider experience,
a greater maturity of practical reason,
and finally a fuller realization of certain basic ideas
regarding the nature of life and time.
- Muhammed Iqbal

I think it's a change that I did not intend at the
time but it is clear that,
from The Flower of My Secret on, there is a change in my films.
A lot of the journalists have very generously attributed
this to my growing maturity.
- Pedro Almodovar

This goal can and must be attained in this life.
But even if this does not happen, remember that he
who has found the way once,
always returns to this world with an internal maturity
that enables him to continue his work.
- Gustave Meyrink

Hate is never conquered by hate,
Hate is only conquered by love.
- The Buddha

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

Life is an adventure.
I can only wonder what treasure
awaits at the top of the path.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was,
Thank you, that would suffice.
- Meister Eckhart

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein

Darkness cannot drive out darkness;
only light can do that.
Hate cannot drive out hate;
only love can do that.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

Don't hurry. Don't worry.
You're only here for a short visit.
So don't forget to stop and smell the roses.
- Walter Hagen

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We can only be said to be truly alive in those moments
when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.
- Thornton Wilder

Nothing in life is to be feared.
It is only to be understood.
- Marie Curie

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
- Robert F. Kennedy

Universal compassion is the only guarantee of morality.
- Arthur Schopenhauer


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