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

Wilhelm Stekel (1868-1940) Austrian physician, psychologist
(Attributed)

Quoted in J.D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye, ch. 24 (1951)

Added on 5-Jan-11 | Last updated 5-Jan-11
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