When one plays life that way, one in a way awakes creative vital energies in oneself that otherwise are not available.
Jakes says he believes in the axiom that the act of forgiveness is not really a gift to others as much as it is a gift to oneself.
How many details are needed, after all, before one can say to oneself, “This is what I have lost?”
And danger to oneself or others is hard to prove until it happens, Earley said.
Guns are the most popular and effective method of killing—both of oneself and of others.
It is a regard, an esteem for oneself, too great to allow one to stoop to anything base or mean.
There is no more reason to believe in oneself than in the external world.
But it was easier to state a law than to obey it; easier to inspire others with faith than to hold fast to it oneself.
How can one seek wretchedness for oneself with such obstinacy?
Guiltless in regard to one who is no more; accountable to oneself and one's fellow beings.
1540s, one's self. Hyphenated 18c.; written as one word from c.1827, on model of himself, itself, etc.