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Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.'
Solitude is painful when one is young, but delightful when one is more mature.
My overall look on things is a lot more mature than it used to be.
And I hope that five years and 10 years from now, I'll be a better man, a more mature man, a wiser man, a more humble man and a more spirited man to serve the good of my people and the good of humanity.
Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal.
T. S. Eliot
Music is forever; music should grow and mature with you, following you right on up until you die.
We are all murderers and prostitutes - no matter to what culture, society, class, nation one belongs, no matter how normal, moral, or mature, one takes oneself to be.
R. D. Laing
When we become a really mature, grown-up, wise society, we will put teachers at the center of the community, where they belong. We don't honor them enough, we don't pay them enough.
Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young.
W. Somerset Maugham
What usually happens in the educational process is that the faculties are dulled, overloaded, stuffed and paralyzed so that by the time most people are mature they have lost their innate capabilities.
R. Buckminster Fuller
There's a beauty to wisdom and experience that cannot be faked. It's impossible to be mature without having lived.
Relationships are the hallmark of the mature person.
We have domesticated God's transcendence. We often learn about God at about the same time as we are learning about Santa Claus; but our ideas about Santa Claus change, mature and become more nuanced, whereas our ideas of God can remain at a rather infantile level.
It is healthier, in any case, to write for the adults one's children will become than for the children one's 'mature' critics often are.
I don't think people change. I think they definitely mature. But I think the essence of what I am today is the same as when I was five years old. It's just maturity. I've become a healthier, fuller expression of that essence.
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
Immature artists imitate. Mature artists steal.
Manners easily and rapidly mature into morals.
Mature workers are less impulsive, less reactive, more creative and more centered.
In societies where mature workers are respected and where their wisdom is respected, everybody benefits. Workers are more engaged and productive. Their health is better. They live longer.
The bonds of matrimony are like any other bonds - they mature slowly.
Peter De Vries
Of course, the ideal scenario for parenting is obviously two parents of a mature age.
When I was 20, I thought I was 30 - but I was so far from it. When you're young, you want everything to happen now. As you mature, you can look back and see all the great things you achieved with time and patience.
Golf is played by twenty million mature American men whose wives think they are out having fun.
To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.
The German national character is a favorite subject of character experts, probably because the less mature a nation, the more she is an object of criticism and not of history.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
You see, dancers are quite mature people because they start performing so early. They become professionals when they start to take everyday classes.
There's a part of you that always remains a child, no matter how mature you get, how sophisticated or weary.
An enormous part of our mature experience cannot not be expressed in words.
Alfred North Whitehead
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