“Age is a very high price to pay for maturity.”
“When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.”
“They say with age comes wisdom but the wisdom that you acquire as an old man is really only worth having as a young man.”
“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.”
“His maturity level is phenomenal for someone his age. He's real mature, handling all the pressure and the publicity. I don't think I could have handled it that way.”
“To make mistakes is human; to stumble is commonplace; to be able to laugh at yourself is maturity.”
William Arthur Ward
“It is not the young people that degenerate; they are not spoiled till those of mature age are already sunk into corruption.”
Charles de Montesquieu
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