Courage in the face of senseless, self-imposed danger is the coin the realm.
I quote Immanuel Kant in my preface, defining enlightenment as mankind coming out of its self-imposed immaturity.
Near the end of his self-imposed quest to get to the bottom of the big Warum?
Meanwhile, a set of self-imposed automatic spending cuts will kick in simultaneously.
As part of the self-imposed isolation, adult men devote their lives to studying Torah.
But, as a rule, no great writer ever ran more gaily under his self-imposed yoke.
“Ay, ay,” replied the boys as they hurried away on their self-imposed mission.
Every profession that is freely chosen is in the nature of a self-imposed discipline.
And so she came to Lonely Ranch on her self-imposed errand of justice.
Thus far I did not even know whether my husband thought of me sometimes in his self-imposed exile.