This reminds of when I turned 21 in California they felt you are mature enough to drink alcohol and vote. I certainly wasn’t fully developed into a mature adult at that birthday. I have add many birthdays and lots of experiences since then to bring me into being a mature adult.
Quotes on maturity:
•“The process of maturing is an art to be learned, an effort to be sustained.” – Marya Mannes
•“Maturity is the capacity to endure uncertainty.” – John Finley
•“Maturity is the ability to give love and receive it joyously and without guilt.” – Leo Baeck
•“Maturity begins to grow when you can sense your concern for others outweighing your concern for yourself.” – John MacNaughton
•“Maturity is achieved when a person postpones immediate pleasures for long term values.” – Joshua Loth Liebman