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    The mark of the 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

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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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Man's maturity: to have regained the seriousness that he had as a child at play.

Man's maturity: to have regained the seriousness that he had as a child at play.

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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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The mark of the immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mark of read more

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.

by Wilhelm Stekel Found in: Maturity Quotes,
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To make mistakes is human; to stumble is commonplace; to be able to laugh at yourself is maturity.

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

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Maturity begins to grow when you can sense your concern for others outweighing your concern for yourself.

Maturity begins to grow when you can sense your concern for others outweighing your concern for yourself.

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It takes a long time to bring excellence to maturity.

It takes a long time to bring excellence to maturity.

by Titus Livy Found in: Maturity Quotes,
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Maturity of mind is the capacity to endure uncertainty.

Maturity of mind is the capacity to endure uncertainty.

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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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