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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

There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self. - Aldous Huxley
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
Aldous Huxley

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

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

Do we not realize that self respect comes with self reliance?
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

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
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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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