Maturity is the ability to control anger and settle
differences without violence or destruction.
Maturity is patience, willingness to pass up immediate pleasure
in favour of future gains.
Maturity is persevernce, ability to sweat out a project or
a situation in spite of opposition or setbacks.
Maturity is capacity to face unpleasantness,
frustation, discomfort, defeat without complaint or collapse.
Maturity is humility - big enough to say "I was wrong" and
knowing when not to say "I told ya so".
Maturity is the ability to make a decision and stand by it.
Maturity is dependability, keeping one's head high, in times of
Maturity is the art of living in peace with one-self - with what
we cannot change and courage to change that should be changed
and wisdom to know the difference.