The older we become, the more time we tend to spend with people like ourselves.
We do ourselves an injustice if we allow someone else to define King only in his or her image.
Their smallness brings us back to ourselves, marshals our focus, endows the future with its potential, its possibility.
With every massacre, every national strike, every corruption scandal, we were found wanting, not least by ourselves.
When we talk about Rome, it's hard to avoid talking about ourselves.
For ourselves, men of Lacedaemon and of the allied states, our task is completed.
“With your leave, we will have our conversation to ourselves,” said Hope.
As to the probability of there being other survivors than ourselves, I doubt it.
An' there were none for ourselves, we should find one for her!
Nature forms us for ourselves, not for others; to be, not to seem.
c.1500, alteration of meself, from Old English phrase (ic) me self, where me is "a kind of ethical dative" [OED], altered in Middle Ages from meself on analogy of herself, with her- felt as genitive; though analogous hisself remains bad form.