Favorite Quotations ~  Maturity Small Miracles: Extraordinary Coincidences from Everyday Life

"You grow up on the day you have your first real laugh at yourself." ~ Ethel Barrymore

Growing up is not being so dead set on making everybody happy. ~ Reba McEntire

Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists...unless laughter can be said to remedy anything. ~ Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

I was born 10 years old. ~ Drew Barrymore

It's not until recently that I could even imagine myself as an adult. But these kids today, they look at me like I'm Neil Young. Nirvana is the band their parents listen to. ~ David Grohl

If you're telling me I'm not mature, that's one thing I don't cry over since as far as I can make out it's the same thing as being dead. ~ John Updike

Taste is the mark of an educated man, imagination the sign of a productive man, and emotional balance the token of a mature man. ~ Philip N. Youtz

To be mature means to face, and not evade, every fresh crisis that comes. ~ Fritz Kunkel

A boy becomes an adult three years before his parents think he does, and about two years after he thinks he does. ~ Lewis B. Hershey

A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong. ~ Thomas Szasz

If growing up is the process of creating ideas and dreams about what life should be, then maturity is letting go again. ~ Mary Beth Danielson

Maturity is when we live by the truths that are in our heart and soul, truths we believe to be right for us. ~ Jean Kirkpatrick

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