Quotation Explorer - 'Mature'

Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal.
We mature not by years, but by stories…" Cinderella In Focus:Cindy's Secret - hlbalcomb
It was a bitter moment for us. We weren't two mature parents. We were just two kids playing grown-up. We still needed Mommy and Daddy's permission, blessings, and money to survive. - Erma Bombeck
Teachers don't just teach; they can be vital personalities who help young people to mature, to understand the world, and to understand themselves. A good education consists of much more than useful facts and marketable skills. - Charles Platt
If it is irrational and hypocritical to hold a minor to the same standard of behaviour control as a mature adult, it is equally unjust to hold a traumatised and neurologically impaired adult to the same standard as one not so afflicted - Marin Teicher
Immature love says, I love you because I need you, mature love says, I need you because I love you.
I am happy being able to play roles with people my age because once you do something really mature there is no turning back. - Lindsay Lohan
The mature man lives quietly, does good privately, takes responsibility for his actions, treats others with friendliness and courtesy, finds mischief boring and avoids it. Without the hidden conspiracy of goodwill, society would not endure an hour. - Kenneth Rexroth
Imagination grows by exercise and contrary to common belief is more powerful in the mature than in the young. - Ursula K. Le Guin
An enormous part of our mature experience cannot not be expressed in words. - Alfred North Whitehead
One might equate growing up with a mistrust of words. A mature person trusts his eyes more than his ears. Irrationality often manifests itself in upholding the word against the evidence of the eyes. Children, savages and true believers remember far less what they have seen than what they have heard. - Eric Hoffer
With an easy life you can never grow mature; with a tough life you can never remain immature! - Mehmet Murat ildan
In some neighborhoods, faces mature faster than bodies. - Brandon Stanton
How old you are has nothing to do with how wise, smart, or mature you've actually become. - Maria SwifMess
Whoever challenges freaks should noticethat in the method he does not mature into a beast. - Santosh Kalwar
The one indispensable requirement for producing godly, mature Christians is godly, mature Christians. - Kevin DeYoung
Most men do not mature, they simply grow taller. - Leo Rosten
I foresee the time when industry shall no longer denude the forests which require generations to mature, nor use up the mines which were ages in the making, but shall draw its materials largely from the annual produce of the fields. - Henry Ford
Music is forever; music should grow and mature with you, following you right on up until you die. - Paul Simon
The immature mind hops from one thing to another; the mature mind seeks to follow through. - Harry A. Overstreet
Immature love says:"I love you because i need you". Mature love says: " I need you because i love you". - Erich Fromm
Everyone grows but not everyone becomes mature. - Kemi Sogunle
Before the fruits of prosperity can come, the storms of life need to first bring the required rains of testing, which mixes with the seeds of wisdom to produce a mature harvest. - Lincoln Patz
To be mature means to face, and not evade, every fresh crisis that comes. - Fritz Kunkel
Mature Christians daily recognize how short they fall in keeping God's law and realizes how desperately they needs God's grace. - Ibrahim Emile
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
Ideas are like wine. They get better when they have time to mature. - R.M. ArceJaeger
It is a sign of immaturity to believe that being older than someone (automatically) makes you more (mentally) mature than them. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
make your worst day is the best day in your life,because surely there's something missing within our self without it,so we can be who we are now ,the wiser and the mature one - Faiz Triumph
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
No matter the nature of your individuality, you can nurture a better identity and have a mature positively rewarding life. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
A butterfly does not return to a caterpillar after it is mature. We must learn to grow and evolve into a stronger, wiser and better version of ourselves. Life occurs in stages and taking a step at a time is key to learning and growing. - Kemi Sogunle
Immature love says, "I love you because I need you." Mature love says, "I need you because I love you." - Erich Fromm
The mark of an immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mark of a mature man is that he wants to live humbly for one.
Discovering passion and purpose requires figuring out what works and what doesn't. Mature, successful people establish their on rules. These rules are measured by only one standard: do they work? - Robert A. Glover
To love, to support each other in every step we take leads us to reach the mature growth. - Euginia Herlihy
To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly. - Henri Bergson
The true sign of a robust and mature life rests in how many times that life has been knocked down, for to be incessantly knocked down and yet find oneself still standing means that someone had the resolve to get up that many times plus one. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
He reflected deeply, until this feeling completely overwhelmed him and he reached a point where he recognized causes; for to recognize causes, it seemed to him, is to think, and through thought along feelings become knowledge and are not lost, but become real and being to mature. - Hermann Hesse
We who are of mature age seldom suspect how unmercifully and yet with what insight the very young judge us. - W. Somerset Maugham
Third, it is helpful to seek advice from those who are spiritually mature and solid in their faith. A godly counselor or pastor can assist you in avoiding the common mistakes that confuse many young people. - James C. Dobson
Mature adults gravitate toward new values and understandings, not just rehashing and blind acceptance of past patterns and previous learning. This is an ongoing process and maturity demands lifelong learners. - David W. Earle
I'd rather be called immature in those little moments, than be mature and live the rest of my life with those little regrets. - Matti Phyre
Once you've charmed a girl and prove how mature and independent you are, just ask her out. - Auliq Ice
The experience of life should mature you. It is your choice to transform a memory into a wound or wisdom. - Sadghuru
A universal truth that most mature women have learned, often the hard way.... When choosing a mate, keep in mind, only nature has the ability to turn sand into pearls. If the relationship isn't happy, healthy, or working, move on... unless of course you prefer sand. - K.E. Garvey
Marriage is for the mature, not the infantile. The fusion of two different personalities requires emotional balance and control on the part of each person. - Archie Lee
Poetry, Shakespeare and opera, are like mumps and should be caught when young. In the unhappy event that there is a postponement to mature years, the results may be devastating. - Dimitris Mita
We all have days when we say that we are gown-ups, that we are mature, have a lot of experience and don't need advise from others.But it is our mom and dad we turn to when we're in trouble or can't find the answer to a question. - Maurice J. Dubois
Years from now, when I'm successful and happy, ...and he's in prison... I hope I'm not too mature to gloat. - Bill Watterson
We can only learn and advance with contradictions. The faithful inside should meet the doubtful. The doubtful should meet the faithful. Human slowly advances and becomes mature when he accepts his contradictions. - Shams-i Tabrizi
...as we mature, we begin to realize that life in the Box remains the same, with few deviations from this norm. - Heidi Reagan
Most insensible, corrupt, cheap, disrespectful young girls run after bad, rude, cocky, nonsensical boys, but a mature, educated, thoughtful, virtuos lady opts for a wise, well breed, experienced, humble, modest gentleman. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young. - W. Somerset Maugham
To grow mature is to separate more distinctly, to connect more closely. - Hugo Von Hofmannsthal
The mark of the immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mark of the mature man is that he wants to live humbly for one.
Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you. - Erich Fromm
A spiritually mature person is capable of admitting his mistakes and sins. - Sunday Adelaja
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