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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.

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Age is a very high price to pay for maturity.

Age is a very high price to pay for maturity.

by Tom Stoppard Found in: Age Quotes, Maturity Quotes,
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When I grow up I want to be a little boy.

When I grow up I want to be a little boy.

by Joseph Heller 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 time of life when, if you had the time, you'd have the time of your life.

Maturity is the time of life when, if you had the time, you'd have the time of your life.

by Anonymous Found in: Maturity Quotes,
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A mature person is one who is does not think only in absolutes, who is able to be objective even read more

A mature person is one who is 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 all things, and who walks humbly and deals charitably

by Eleanor Roosevelt 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 a mature man is that he wants to live humbly for one

by Wilhelm Stekel Found in: Maturity Quotes,
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My experience is that as soon as people are old enough to know better, they don't know anything at all.

My experience is that as soon as people are old enough to know better, they don't know anything at all.

by Oscar Wilde Found in: Maturity Quotes,
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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 immature man wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mature man wants to live humanely for one.

The immature man wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mature man wants to live humanely for one.

by Wilhelm Stekel Found in: Maturity Quotes,
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