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Three Maxims. Of Age. Of Maturity.

(1) Into life’s various stages we arrive as newcomers, often lacking experience there despite our many years

—La Rochefoucauld, Maxim 405

(2) Few know how to be old.

—the same, Maxim 423

(3) Maturity that comes easily has, more than likely, not come at all.

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