Maturity Quotes (681 quotes)
Top 15 Growing Up Quotes and Sayings 2019 - (When To Grow Up)
21 Funny, Wise, and Seriously Difficult Quotes on Growing Up
Whenever it is, we do grow up. A time when our innocence disappears. A time when our carelessness is no longer seen as youthful and charming, but as pathetic and unduly childish. Growing up is by no means a bad thing. It allows us to make a difference in the world, to find out who we are, and to live the life we imagined as children. We dreamed of growing up when we rested our young heads on our downy pillows and looked up with wonder at the glow-in-the-dark stars stuck to our ceiling, wondering what the world looked beyond our own home, beyond the world that had been so meticulously created for us. Yet upon growing up, we find that reality often contends with those very dreams.
Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Join Goodreads. Quotes tagged as "growing-up" Showing of 1, I'm glad for that. I do not say lonely—at least, not all the time—but essentially, and finally, alone. This is what makes your self-respect so important, and I don't see how you can respect yourself if you must look in the hearts and minds of others for your happiness. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye.
Admitting our mistakes is a sign of maturity and wisdom. We learn more from knowing our mistakes. True strength is being adult enough to walk away from the nonsense with your head held high. One sign of maturity is the ability to be comfortable with people who are not like us — Virgil A. You are not really grown up until you see and understand your weaknesses.