Maturity is the ability to control anger and settle differences
Maturity is patience. It is the willingness to pass up immediate
pleasure in favor of a long-term gain.
Maturity is perseverance, the ability to sweat out a project or a
situation in spite of heavy opposition and discouraging setbacks.
Maturity is the capacity to face unpleasantness and frustration,
discomfort and defeat, without complaint or collapse.
Maturity is being big enough to say, "I was wrong." And, when
right, the mature person need not experience the satisfaction of
saying, "I told you so."
Maturity is the ability to make a decision and stand by it.
The immature spend their lives exploring endless possibilities and
then do nothing.
Maturity means dependability, keeping one's word, and coming through
in a crisis. The immature are masters of the alibi. They are
confused and conflicted. Their lives are a maze of broken
promises, former friends, unfinished business, and good intentions
that somehow never materialize.
Maturity is the art of living in peace with what we cannot change,
the courage to change what should be changed and the wisdom to know