William Butler Yeats once called Carlyle “the chief inspirer of self-educated men.”
Mr. Sherman was a self-educated man, a shoemaker, and a Christian.
The Countess here exhibits the weakness of a self-educated intelligence.
He originated in a country town, and is a self-educated man.
The older man was self-educated, brought up to a religious belief that was under attack by scholars and scientists.
He is self-educated, and does really know a multitude of things, but they are not so.
I am too well aware of my shortcomings as a self-educated man.
He was self-educated and well informed along such lines as his tastes led him.
Humbly born and self-educated as he was, he presented some of the highest aspects of genius.
But her father was a self-educated man, whose life had been given to books, whose only hobby was the culture and study of bees.