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Definition of Self

Self

  1. Having its own or a single nature or character, as in color, composition, etc., without addition or change; unmixed; as, a self bow, one made from a single piece of wood; self flower or plant, one which is wholly of one color; self-colored.
  2. Same; particular; very; identical.
  3. The individual as the object of his own reflective consciousness; the man viewed by his own cognition as the subject of all his mental phenomena, the agent in his own activities, the subject of his own feelings, and the possessor of capacities and character; a person as a distinct individual; a being regarded as having personality.
  4. Hence, personal interest, or love of private interest; selfishness; as, self is his whole aim.
  5. Personification; embodiment.

Self Quotations

Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.
Golda Meir

Being cool is being your own self, not doing something that someone else is telling you to do.
Vanessa Hudgens

There is no respect for others without humility in one's self. - Henri Frederic Amiel
There is no respect for others without humility in one's self.
Henri Frederic Amiel

Unlike a drop of water which loses its identity when it joins the ocean, man does not lose his being in the society in which he lives. Man's life is independent. He is born not for the development of the society alone, but for the development of his self.
B. R. Ambedkar

To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man.
William Shakespeare
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Self Translations

self in Afrikaans is self
self in Dutch is vanzelf, zelf
self in Finnish is itse
self in German is selber, selbst, selbst
self in Latin is ego

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