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Quotes of Himself

  1. That in the beginning when the world was young there were a great many thoughts but no such thing as truth. Man made the truths himself and each truth was a composite of a great many vague thoughts. All about in the world were truths and they were all beautiful. – Sherwood Anderson
  2. If, then, you are looking for the way by which you should go, take Christ, because He Himself is the way. – Thomas Aquinas
  3. Yet, so far from laboring to know the forbidden tree of worldly pleasures and its various fruits, man gives himself up to a careless and thoughtless state of life, and yields to the lust of the flesh, not considering that this lust is really the forbidden tree. – Johann Arndt
  4. The sum of the whole is plainly this: The nature of man considered in his single capacity, and with respect only to the present world, is adapted and leads him to attain the greatest happiness he can for himself in the present world. – Joseph Butler
  5. My dad was a big believer in treating people well, oftentimes even when he himself wasn't well. – Neil Cavuto
  6. The writer has to force himself to work. He has to make his own hours and if he doesn't go to his desk at all there is nobody to scold him. – Roald Dahl
  7. I was reading the poems of Rochester. Rochester made himself out to be bisexual, but I think that was only to shock. Most of his poetry is sexual, even pornographic. – Thom Gunn
  8. Every tyrant who has lived has believed in freedom for himself – Elbert Hubbard
  9. It's a very, very fascinating story for me, cause it's about a man who's been doing bad; bad things. And he's a father of four children in parochial school, he's a lieutenant of detectives, but he's in conflict with himself and with trying to do what's right. – Harvey Keitel
  10. Only the man who disciplines himself strictly can stand for long the terrific pace of modern war. – William Lyon Mackenzie King
  11. He works his business and manipulates and keeps himself in front of the world. – Marla Maples
  12. We may come to Jesus and ask Him; He will know all about it; if He comes to a little child, he will adapt himself to the language and capacity of a little child. – Joseph Smith, Jr.
  13. When a man is discontented with himself it has one advantage- that it puts him into an excellent frame of mind for making a bargain. – Laurence Sterne
  14. I feel when somebody has been playing cricket for a long time, he creates a separate identity for himself – Sachin Tendulkar
  15. Hell is yourself and the only redemption is when a person puts himself aside to feel deeply for another person. – Tennessee Williams

Usage examples for Himself

  1. He must begin himself – Tom Brown at Oxford by Thomas Hughes
  2. That a man must do for himself must he not? – A Red Wallflower by Susan Warner
  3. What has the boy been doing to himself – The Garies and Their Friends by Frank J. Webb
  4. If Bob wants it back, why didn't he come himself – The Girl From Keller's Sadie's Conquest by Harold Bindloss
  5. He's too much afraid of himself – For the Liberty of Texas by Edward Stratemeyer
  6. As to the Squire himself – Elizabeth's Campaign by Mrs. Humphrey Ward
  7. It was not right, he said to himself not right at all. – Love, The Fiddler by Lloyd Osbourne
  8. He cut himself several times while doing this, but he kept on. – Jack of the Pony Express by Frank V. Webster
  9. He felt himself caught. – The King of Ireland's Son by Padraic Colum
  10. What is he doing with himself – Letters from my Windmill by Alphonse Daudet
  11. Jim said, as if to himself – An Alabaster Box by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman and Florence Morse Kingsley
  12. Roger said to himself – Notwithstanding by Mary Cholmondeley
  13. He was so sure of himself – Adventures In Contentment by David Grayson AKA: Ray Stannard Baker
  14. No, of course, it is he himself Svava. – Three Comedies by Björnstjerne M. Björnson Commentator: R. Farquharson Sharp
  15. Daniel will have to look after himself – Moor Fires by E. H. (Emily Hilda) Young
  16. Yes, he told me so himself – The Justice of the King by Hamilton Drummond
  17. Why did you not let him speak for himself – Johnstone of the Border by Harold Bindloss
  18. Did he tell you so himself – The Shrieking Pit by Arthur J. Rees
  19. He doesn't know who he is himself – T. Tembarom by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  20. " All right, sir, we'll wait," Dawson answered for Farmer and himself – Dave Dawson at Casablanca by Robert Sydney Bowen