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Maturity is: The ability to stick with a job until it's finished; The ability to do a job without being read more

Maturity is: The ability to stick with a job until it's finished; The ability to do a job without being supervised; The ability to carry money without spending it; and The ability to bear an injustice without wanting to get even

by Abigail Van Buren Found in: Maturity Quotes,
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My thought, whose murder yet is but fantastical,
Shakes so my single state of man that function
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My thought, whose murder yet is but fantastical,
Shakes so my single state of man that function
Is smothered in surmise and nothing is
But what is not.

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Uncertainty and mystery are energies of life. Don't let them scare you unduly, for they keep boredom at bay and read more

Uncertainty and mystery are energies of life. Don't let them scare you unduly, for they keep boredom at bay and spark creativity.

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Only the middle-aged have all their five senses in the keeping of their wits.

Only the middle-aged have all their five senses in the keeping of their wits.

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The quest for certainty blocks the search for meaning. Uncertainty is the very condition to impel man to unfold his read more

The quest for certainty blocks the search for meaning. Uncertainty is the very condition to impel man to unfold his powers.

by Erich Fromm Found in: Uncertainty Quotes,
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Certainty is the mother of quiet and repose, and uncertainty the cause of variance and contentions

Certainty is the mother of quiet and repose, and uncertainty the cause of variance and contentions

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What power had I
before I learned to yield?
Shatter me Great Wind!
I shall possess the field!
Richard Wilbur
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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.

by Richard Wilbur Found in: Maturity Quotes,
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It is sad to grow old but nice to ripen.

It is sad to grow old but nice to ripen.

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One stops being a child when one realizes that telling one's trouble does not make it better.

One stops being a child when one realizes that telling one's trouble does not make it better.

by Cesare Pavese Found in: Maturity Quotes,
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