Ever had to deal with an immature man?

If you have, then you know how frustrating it can be.

Though we probably shouldn’t label people as mature or immature — each of us falls somewhere in between — some definitely lack the maturity to…

  • Connect and empathize with others
  • Maintain meaningful relationship
  • Grow mentally and spiritually
  • Take responsibility for their life

And so on.

Here is a collection of 33 interesting quotes about immaturity and immature men.

Once you’re done reading, please let me know what your favorite quote is by leaving a comment at the end.

Immature men quotes

Immaturity means self centeredness; inability to compromise, to rise above hurt feelings, to postpone immediate pleasure in favor of future benefits, to do unpleasant chores when they need to be done.

Arnold Toynbee

As long as you know men are like children — you know everything!

Coco Chanel

It is cynicism, and not idealism, that is generally the mark of youthful immaturity.

Andrew Sarris

Immature people always try to win an argument, even at the cost of a relationship.


The mark of the immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mark of a mature man is that he wants to live humbly for one.

Wilhelm Stekel

The mature person meets the demands of life, while the immature person demands that life meets their demands.

Henry Cloud

People who are angry at themselves sometimes blame others. It’s a sign of immaturity.

Jeanne Phillips

Maturity is when you live your life by your commitments, not by your feelings.

Rick Warren

Most men have an insecurity of some sort. But we are brought up to believe that we can’t show them.

Luke Evans

It’s only because of their stupidity that they’re able to be so sure of themselves.

Franz Kafka

Emotionally immature people don’t step back and think about how their behavior impacts others.

Lindsay Gibson

What people really suffer from is immaturity. Among mature people war would not be a problem — it would be impossible.

Peace Pilgrim

Immature partners quotes

Immature relationships leave you wanting something; mature relationships give you what you need.


A strong man can handle a strong woman. A weak man will say she has an attitude.

Sonya Parker

A mature person does not fall in love: he or she rises in love. Only immature people fall.


Soon you’ll realize that many people will love the idea of you, but will lack the maturity to handle the reality of you.

Reyna Biddy

Immature love says: I love you because I need you. Mature love says: I need you because I love you.

Erich Fromm

Horrible dates are when you are with people who are immature and can’t really be comfortable in their own skin.

James Mercer

As soon as you find a mature partner you will realize that there was nothing wrong with you.


Maturity is not equated with independence though it includes a certain capacity for independence. The independence of a mature person is simply that he does not collapse when he has to stand alone.

Nancy Chodorow

Do not endure men who are either incapable or unwilling to appreciate and reciprocate your love.

Bruce Bryans

Immature people falling in love destroy each other’s freedom, create a bondage, make a prison. Mature persons in love help each other be free; they help each other destroy all sorts of bondages.


Short immature men quotes

Inconsistencies in men are generally testimony of their immaturity.

Edwin L. Cole

To the immature, other people are not real.

Harry Overstreet

Some people are like trees: they take forever to grow up.


The only difference between men and boys is the price of their toys.

Malcolm Forbes

I am patient with stupidity, but not with those who are proud of it.

Edith Sitwell

You can give a person knowledge, but you can’t make them think.

Tony Gaskins

Enlightenment is man’s emergence from his self-incurred immaturity.

Immanuel Kant

You can only be young once. But you can always be immature.

Pat Monahan

You can be childlike without being childish.

Christopher Meloni

Age is no guarantee of maturity.

Lawana Blackwell

The more mature a soul, the less it blames others.

Toba Beta