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By the time I'd grown up, I naturally supposed that I'd be grown up.
- Eve Babitz
What I look forward to is continued immaturity followed by death.
- Dave Barry
Maturity is only a short break in adolescence.
- Jules Feiffer
Every human being on this earth is born with a tragedy, and it isn't original sin. He's born with the tragedy that he has to grow up. That he has to leave the nest, the security, and go out to do battle. He has to lose everything that is lovely and fight for a new loveliness of his own making, and it's a tragedy. A lot of people don't have the courage to do it.
- Helen Hayes
To be mature means to face, and not evade, every fresh crisis that comes.
- Fritz Kunkel
When we were children, we used to think that when we were grown-up we would no longer be vulnerable. But to grow up is to accept vulnerability... To be alive is to be vulnerable.
- Madeleine L'Engle Walking on Water: Reflections on Faith and Art, 1980
The purpose of life is to fight maturity.
- Dick Werthimer
There's no point in being grown up if you can't be childish sometimes.
- Doctor Who