Maturity And Age Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 51 Quotes About Maturity And Age

#1. And much later, long after Bastian had returned to his world, in his maturity and
even in his old age, this joy never left him entirely. Even in the hardest moments of hislife he preserved a lightheartedness that made him smile and that comforted others. - Author: Michael Ende
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#2. A woman stood in front of her with the peculiar poise that comes before the discovery of age and after the loss of innocence. - Author: Donald Kingsbury
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#3. I don't know whether it's age or maturity, but I certainly find myself committed more and more to the looser forms of Western democracy at any price. - Author: John Le Carre
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#4. So it was a crossroads summer, when the universe seemed to stand perilously still like an egg wobbling on a precipice, a regular rite of passage summer that saw us traverse the hazardous divide between the illusions of boyhood and the far more pernicious deceptions of maturity, et cetera. - Author: Sol Luckman
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#5. Happily there exists more than one kind of beauty. There is the beauty of infancy, the beauty of youth, the beauty of maturity, and, believe me, ladies and gentlemen, the beauty of age. - Author: George Augustus Henry Sala
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#6. But I can't manage to grow up and change shape. I'm still tiny, and staying that way, perhaps because I know the secret that everyone pretends to be unaware of, perhaps because I know that deep down we're all tiny. - Author: Delphine De Vigan
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#7. Wine is a living liquid containing no preservatives. Its life cycle comprises youth, maturity, old age, and death. When not treated with reasonable respect it will sicken and die. - Author: Julia Child
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#8. People say, "Age is just a number." A lot of times it's not just a number. It's actually a real and true sign of someone's maturity. But in this case, she's fantastic. - Author: Henry Cavill
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#9. He had the beginning of wrinkles and the easy manner of one who has already made his mistakes. - Author: Donald Kingsbury
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#10. Why are you making no more songs?' I said to him in a tone like that. 'Why are you making no more songs?' 'I have grown to be a man. Only children make songs -- children and idiots.' [William the road-mender about Merlin] - Author: John Steinbeck
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#11. At thirty a man suspects himself a fool;
Knows it at forty, and reforms his plan;
At fifty chides his infamous delay,
Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve;
In all the magnanimity of thought
Resolves; and re-resolves; then dies the same. - Author: Edward Young
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#12. What's so beautiful about girls?" I would implore.
And the secret society of adults would reply with a smirk and wink as if I was merely a boy who couldn't possibly have the mental maturity to comprehend such grown-up concepts as love and bleeding vaginas; "You'll understand someday, James. - Author: Jake Vander Ark
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#13. From 15 to 18 is an age at which one is very sensitive to the sins of others, as I know from recollections of myself. At that age you don't look for what is hidden. It is a sign of maturity not to be scandalized and to try to find explanations in charity. - Author: Flannery O'Connor
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#14. We had yet to learn that the Devil created youth so that we could make our mistakes, and that God established maturity and old age so that we could pay for them ... - Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafon
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#15. How displaced is the sympathy lavished on adolescents. There is a yet more difficult age which comes later, when one has less to hope for and less ability to change, when one has cast the die and has to settle into a chosen life without the consolations of habit or the wisdom of maturity. - Author: Barbara Pym
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#16. The time passes so quickly during these full and active middle years that most people arrive at the end of middle age and the beginning of later maturity with surprise and a sense of having finished the journey while they were still preparing to commence it. - Author: Robert J. Havighurst
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#17. The vaunted experience of age was perhaps only a matter of wounds and scarring
that young minds to old minds might be as young bodies to old bodies: stronger, more vital, less twisted by damage. - Author: Kim Stanley Robinson
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#18. Learning to think for yourself is how you separate yourself from your parents and make the transition from being a child to being an adult, though part of maturity is being able to take opposing viewpoints into consideration. - Author: Belle Blackburn
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#19. Avarice, with all its black attendants, is confessedly a crime of old age, and seldom arrives at maturity till accompanied with gray hairs. - Author: Mary Collyer
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#20. You see, I don't think age matters so much as people think. Parts of me are still 12 and I think other parts were already 50 when I was 12 ... . - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#21. Once established, an original river advances through its long life, manifesting certain peculiarities of youth, maturity and old age, by which its successive stages of growth may be recognized without much difficulty. - Author: William Morris Davis
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#22. Most people don't grow up. Most people age. They find parking spaces, honor their credit cards, get married, have children, and call that maturity. What that is, is aging. - Author: Maya Angelou
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#23. Age is relative. Experience is relative. And I think often intensity is confused with maturity. - Author: Laura Marling
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#24. India has known the innocence and insouciance of childhood, the passion
and abandon of youth, and the ripe wisdom of maturity that comes from long experience of pain and pleasure; and over and over a gain she has renewed her childhood and youth and age - Author: Jawaharlal Nehru
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#25. For us lads of eighteen they ought to have been mediators and guides to the world of maturity, the world of work, of duty, of culture, of progress
to the future. - Author: Erich Maria Remarque
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#26. But if we are truly happy inside, then age brings with it a maturity, a depth, and a power that only magnifies our radiance. - Author: David Deida
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#27. Chronologically she is twelve but emotionally she is older, and intellectually older still. - Author: Dean Koontz
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#28. Your children will stop paying attention to you when they have reached your age of emotional maturity. If your child is starting to tune you out, you need to go through a growth spurt of emotional and spiritual maturity. You can never chase a child to a higher awareness; you can only lead them. - Author: Rand Olson
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#29. Give someone more time and they'll appear to have done more with it. - Author: Kate Morton
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#30. Children's and YA books are about being brave and kind, about learning wisdom and love, about that journey into and through maturity that we all keep starting, and starting again, no matter how old we get. I think that's why so many adults read YA: we're never done coming of age. - Author: Betsy Cornwell
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#31. By the age of twenty, any young man should know whether or not he is to be a specialist and just where his tastes lie. By postponing the question we have set on immaturity a premium which controls most American personality to its deathbed. - Author: Bill Vaughan
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#32. Don't worry, darling. I'll look out for myself. And I've reached an age when I have no problem telling someone to fuck off. - Author: Sherry Thomas
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#33. When the child begins to think and to make use of the written language to express his rudimentary thinking, he is ready for elementary work; and this fitness is a question not of age or other incidental circumstance but of mental maturity. - Author: Maria Montessori
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#34. Maturity turns out to be a question you can never answer with confidence, despite advanced age and wage. - Author: Brian Doyle
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#35. For the complete life, the perfect pattern includes old age as well as youth and maturity. - Author: W. Somerset Maugham
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#36. I've wanted to win at everything, every day, since I was a kid. And time doesn't change a person, it just helps you get a handle on who you are. Even at age 41, I still hate losing
I'm just more gracious about it. I'm also aware that setbacks have an upside; they fuel new dreams. - Author: Dara Torres
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#37. Fine # wine is a living liquid ... Its life comprises youth, maturity, old age, and death. - Author: Julia Child
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#38. The bus stops and out get the sort of people who travel by bus between cities: students, old people--mainly women--and the middle-aged who cannot afford the train and who have never grown old enough to drive. Out we get, and away we go, the young, the old, and the failed girls. - Author: Joanna Walsh
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#39. She was probably used to testing her maturity and newfound confidence around hesitant boys closer to her age, but the lesson to be learned was that unlike boys who are intimidated by feminine boldness, men like me are inflamed by it. - Author: R.S. Grey
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#40. Childhood and adulthood were not factors of age but states of mind. - Author: Alex Shakar
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#41. Don't allow old traditions to become permanent mental scripts for managing your life in the present. Reason: you will not be able to transform yourself to think differently and be better as you grow with age and maturity. - Author: Darren L Johnson
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#42. Your age doesn't define your maturity; your grades don't define your ability; and what people say about you doesn't define who you are. - Author: Nicky Gumbel
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#43. If a child shows himself to be incorrigible, he should be decently and quietly beheaded at the age of twelve, lest he grow to maturity, marry, and perpetuate his kind. - Author: Don Marquis
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#44. Understanding and love require a wisdom that comes only with age. - Author: Rollo May
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#45. Children who have proven themselves to be incorrigible by the age of twelve should be quickly and quietly beheaded, lest they grow to maturity, marry, and perpetuate the likeness of their being. - Author: Ambrose Bierce
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#46. I have always loved fairy tales, even now at the age when I am supposed to be too grown up and cynical for them. - Author: Claire Wong
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#47. Mary, it must be remembered, was very nearly of the same age as Frank; but, as I and others have so often said before, 'Women grow on the sunny side of the wall. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#48. A truly great book should be read in youth, again in maturity and once more in old age, as a fine building should be seen by morning light, at noon and by moonlight. - Author: Robertson Davies
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#49. Age 50 is the mile marker where any mildly perceptive person becomes acutely aware that he or she alone is accountable for the content and coherence of their character. - Author: Kilroy J. Oldster
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#50. Is it possible that that's all maturity is? Speaking better? Is it possible that everybody in the world, is just a dumb, stupid kid acting like a grown-up because they can sound like one and look like one? It almost seems easy. - Author: Bob Flaherty
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#51. Being a child sucked. Being a teenager was worse. And being an adult seemed so far away that I had a better chance at swimming the length of the ocean than growing up. - Author: Shannon A. Thompson
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