Cornerstones highlights thought-provoking quotes from notable folks.
'Age' is the acceptance of a term of years. But maturity is the glory of years.
Maturity is having the courage to use one's own intelligence.
To make mistakes is human; to stumble is commonplace; to be able to laugh at yourself is maturity.
William Arthur Ward
Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists, unless laughter could be said to remedy anything.
Maturity is reached the day we don't need to be lied to about anything.
I do believe in the old saying, "What does not kill you makes you stronger." Our experiences, good and bad, make us who we are. By overcoming difficulties, we gain strength and maturity.
When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things.
1 Corinthians 13:11 (KJV)
Acting is the expression of a neurotic impulse. It's a bum's life. Quitting acting, that's the sign of maturity.
Self-knowledge is the first step to maturity.
Youth condemns; maturity condones.
Youth ends when egotism does; maturity begins when one lives for others.
I think part of maturity is knowing who you are.
Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light.
The years teach much which the days never know.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What makes Superman a hero is not that he has power, but that he has the wisdom and the maturity to use the power wisely.
Youth can not know how age thinks and feels.
J. K. Rowling
Maturity is often more absurd than youth and very frequently is most unjust to youth.
Thomas A. Edison
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