We do ourselves an injustice if we allow someone else to define King only in his or her image.
With every massacre, every national strike, every corruption scandal, we were found wanting, not least by ourselves.
In short: When we force our rabbis to lie to us—what are we doing to ourselves?
Expectations, reasonable or unrealistic, remain so even if we impose them on ourselves.
W.B. Yeats said that of our conflicts with ourselves we make poetry.
For ourselves, men of Lacedaemon and of the allied states, our task is completed.
There obtained just sufficient water for ourselves and the horses.
As to the probability of there being other survivors than ourselves, I doubt it.
We'll use a part of them ourselves, and what we can't use I will give away.
Nature forms us for ourselves, not for others; to be, not to seem.
c.1500, alteration of meself, from Old English phrase (ic) me self, where me is "a kind of ethical dative" [OED], altered in Middle Ages from meself on analogy of herself, with her- felt as genitive; though analogous hisself remains bad form.