A self described anarchist, he inveighed against what he saw as the “constant run for money” in Moscow.
In Warhol it found its self- image, ready- made for idolatry and mockery.
I think the century of the self has provided us with this: the mechanization of celebrity, the artist as a public collage.
That seems consistent with a career spent cataloguing random stuff that Will self happens to hate.
The culture of child-rearing in Sweden ensures that girls have a strong sense of self.
Despite his self–supposed shortcomings, Fairholme was a gentleman.
self-government relies, in the end, on the governing of the self.
Existence demanding more expression of its awareness of self.
As to some of the others, I cannot wonder at any thing they do, or attempt to do, where self is concerned.
That is, it has grown a little and is the self of to-day plus the added experience of the day.
Old English self, seolf, sylf "one's own person, -self; own, same," from Proto-Germanic *selbaz (cf. Old Norse sjalfr, Old Frisian self, Dutch zelf, Old High German selb, German selb, selbst, Gothic silba), Proto-Germanic *selbaz "self," from PIE *sel-bho-, suffixed form of root *s(w)e-, pronoun of the third person and reflexive (referring back to the subject of a sentence), also used in forms denoting the speaker's social group, "(we our-)selves" (see idiom).
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth. [Alan Watts]Its use in compounds to form reflective pronouns grew out of independent use in Old English. As a noun from early 14c.
word forming element indicating "oneself," also "automatic," from Old English use of self (pron.) in compounds, e.g. selfbana "suicide," selflice "self-love, pride, vanity, egotism," selfwill "free will."
n. pl. selves (sělz)
The total, essential, or particular being of a person; the individual.
One's consciousness of one's own being or identity; the ego.