Quotes of Ourselves

  1. Most of us would do more for our babies than we have ever been willing to do for anyone, even ourselves – Polly Berrien Berends
  2. If all of us would require the same level of performance from ourselves as we expect from government, this city will forever be the city that works. – Jane Byrne
  3. Our works, whatever they may be, derive from our incapacity to kill or to kill ourselves – Emile M. Cioran
  4. The weakness of ourselves and of our reason makes us see flaws in beauties by making us consider everything piece by piece. – Johann G. Hamann
  5. We really have to understand the person we want to love. If our love is only a will to possess, it is not love. If we only think of ourselves if we know only our own needs and ignore the needs of the other person, we cannot love. – Nhat Hanh
  6. Life is only a dream and we are the imagination of ourselves – Bill Hicks
  7. If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves – Carl Jung
  8. I want to be remembered as the person who helped us restore faith in ourselves – Wilma Mankiller
  9. We try to create this interesting appearance to make ourselves feel better about ourselves – Sarah McLachlan
  10. When we are in love we seem to ourselves quite different from what we were before. – Blaise Pascal
  11. We can best honor the memories of those who were killed on September 11 and those who have been killed fighting the war on terrorism, by dedicating ourselves to building a free and peaceful world safe from the threat of terrorism. – Jack Reed
  12. As to London we must console ourselves with the thought that if life outside is less poetic than it was in the days of old, inwardly its poetry is much deeper. – Goldwin Smith
  13. You know, we're really destroying ourselves because we're really making the motivating force of anything we do selfish. – Ralph Steadman
  14. We are all in this together, by ourselves – Lily Tomlin
  15. We will always tend to fulfill our own expectation of ourselves – Brian Tracy

Usage examples for Ourselves

  1. What can we do to save ourselves – Journeys Through Bookland Volume Four by Charles H. Sylvester
  2. We have not entered into this to put the garage man out of business, but merely to get a garage business for ourselves – Dawson Black: Retail Merchant by Harold Whitehead
  3. But, of course, we all have to deny ourselves something. – Abraham Lincoln by John Drinkwater
  4. Everything from now on depends on ourselves – The Higher Court by Mary Stewart Daggett
  5. I reckon we all feel like sayin' such things when we git tired and it looks like we haven't done the work we set out to do, but that's the sort o' feelin' to keep to ourselves – The Land of Long Ago by Eliza Calvert Hall
  6. Is it that you are more just than ourselves – Hellenica by Xenophon
  7. Shall we seat ourselves here in the sun? – Police!!! by Robert W. Chambers
  8. We shall deal with each other as we do with ourselves – April Hopes by William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009
  9. " Then we'll go ourselves Buck," he cried, " and run them to earth." – Jack Haydon's Quest by John Finnemore
  10. " Jim, that's between ourselves I went on. – The Rustlers of Pecos County by Zane Grey
  11. Permit me to introduce ourselves – The Hunters of the Hills by Joseph Altsheler
  12. " If people would let us alone," remarked Lina, " we could enjoy ourselves every day." – Miss Minerva and William Green Hill by Frances Boyd Calhoun
  13. You and I will enjoy ourselves just as much. – Andiron Tales by John Kendrick Bangs
  14. I know there was not a living soul but ourselves in the house I brought her to." – The Midnight Queen by May Agnes Fleming
  15. But we train ourselves not to trust an Indian except of necessity. – Montlivet by Alice Prescott Smith
  16. No, except for Dormy, I would rather keep it to ourselves after all, we are not going to live here always. – Uncanny Tales by Mary Louisa Molesworth
  17. We have it all to ourselves – The Luckiest Girl in the School by Angela Brazil
  18. We have to take care of ourselves – Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope
  19. We have spent them ourselves – My Little Boy by Carl Ewald Commentator: Alexander Woollcott
  20. It is all most of us can do to take care of ourselves and we think Gentilla is a nice little girl just as she is now, don't we? – Black-Eyed Susan by Ethel Calvert Phillips

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