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Definition of Himself

Himself

  1. An emphasized form of the third person masculine pronoun; -- used as a subject usually with he; as, he himself will bear the blame; used alone in the predicate, either in the nominative or objective case; as, it is himself who saved himself.
  2. One's true or real character; one's natural temper and disposition; the state of being in one's right or sane mind (after unconsciousness, passion, delirium, or abasement); as, the man has come to himself.
  3. Alt. of Himselven

Himself Quotations

There is little that can withstand a man who can conquer himself. - Louis XIV
There is little that can withstand a man who can conquer himself.
Louis XIV

A man who was completely innocent, offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others, including his enemies, and became the ransom of the world. It was a perfect act.
Mahatma Gandhi

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself. - Leo Tolstoy
Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
Leo Tolstoy

A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.
William Shakespeare

Build me a son, O Lord, who will be strong enough to know when he is weak, and brave enough to face himself when he is afraid, one who will be proud and unbending in honest defeat, and humble and gentle in victory.
Douglas MacArthur
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Himself Translations

himself in Afrikaans is self
himself in Dutch is vanzelf, zelf
himself in Finnish is itse
himself in German is sich
himself in Latin is ipse ipsa ipsum, sui, sese
himself in Norwegian is han selv
himself in Portuguese is ele mesmo
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