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"Basically my wife was immature. I'd be at home in the bath and she'd come in and sink my boats."  (Woody Allen)

"I don't subscribe to the theory that we only become truly adult when our parents die; we never become truly adult."  (Michel Houellebecq, from Plateforme: Au milieu du monde)

"It is no secret nowadays, particularly to women, that many American males, even those of middle-aged appearance, wearing suits and holding down jobs, are in fact, incredible as it sounds, still small boys inside."  (Thomas Pynchon)

"Man's maturity: to have regained the seriousness that he had as a child at play."  (Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil)

"Maturity begins when we're content to feel we're right about something without feeling the necessity to prove someone else is wrong."  (Sydney J. Harris, Syndicated columnist, 1917-1986)

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