How many details are needed, after all, before one can say to oneself, “This is what I have lost?”
Jakes says he believes in the axiom that the act of forgiveness is not really a gift to others as much as it is a gift to oneself.
It was like making emotion and thought physical, to be undergone apart from oneself.
And danger to oneself or others is hard to prove until it happens, Earley said.
When one plays life that way, one in a way awakes creative vital energies in oneself that otherwise are not available.
It is a regard, an esteem for oneself, too great to allow one to stoop to anything base or mean.
Drawing attention to oneself or to others does not require language.
But it was easier to state a law than to obey it; easier to inspire others with faith than to hold fast to it oneself.
Why should one let oneself be distressed, even if things did not go just to one's mind?
Guiltless in regard to one who is no more; accountable to oneself and one's fellow beings.
1540s, one's self. Hyphenated 18c.; written as one word from c.1827, on model of himself, itself, etc.