How to use Oneself in a sentence
To love everything and everybody and always to sacrifice oneself for love meant not to love anyone, not to live this earthly life.
In time, however, the tendency to withdraw from society and give oneself up wholly to the practice of religious and ascetical exercises set in; and at any rate in Egypt, at the middle of the 3rd century, it was the custom for such ascetics to live in solitary retirement in the neighbourhood of the towns and villages.
Above all, fasting was a mode of preparing oneself for the sacramental eating of a sacred animal, and as such often assisted by use of purgatives and aperients.
Therefore, one should control oneself, even as a trader controls a noble steed.
The left hand is meant for serving oneself or for passing food.Advertisement
This idea that to partake of sacrifice is to devote oneself to the deity, lies at the root of the ancient idea of worship, whether Jewish or heathen; and St Paul uses it as being readily understood.
Yes, one may so ingratiate oneself with a vulnerable person in the expectation of glory or to be left in their will.
To walk is to thrust oneself into the melee rather than maintain the distance of a casual observer.
Appealing to ' inconsistency ' as justification for an unprincipled theoretical bloc signifies giving oneself bad credentials as a Marxist.
They can be read silently, quietly to oneself, or whispered into the ear of a loved one.Advertisement
The methods that thieves use to capture private information continue to change, which makes being vigilant the primary method to protect oneself.
It appears that to declare oneself a Stalinist is really indecent.
It's probably insane, a deliberate infliction of pain on oneself.
Examples include building a railroad, or a factory, clearing land, or putting oneself through college.
She had great scorn for the notion that one should be able to laugh at oneself.Advertisement
The lake is a novel and popular bathing resort, the specific gravity of the water being so great that one cannot sink or entirely submerge oneself.
This is what comes of knowing how to conduct oneself.
The end result is a single spatiotemporal model of oneself in one 's surroundings.
Trust in oneself, God, and family is an important value that builds bonds between family members and helps strengthen their religion.
Along with being honest with one another, many religions include an edict to "not bear false witness;" telling lies to a priest or God is considered far graver than lies to men or to oneself.Advertisement
Emotional symptoms range from apprehension and dread to trouble concentrating, irritability, or a sense of being disconnected from oneself.
This willingness to work towards improving oneself is essential for growth and change when it comes to changing the way you respond to stressful situations.
Besides injuring oneself, a drunk driver can injure or kill passengers in the car and drivers and passengers in other cars.
Self-mutilation is the act of harming oneself by hitting or cutting.
The disease destroys brain cells, which leads to memory loss and declining ability to work, enjoy hobbies and eventually care for oneself.Advertisement
Choosing a sweet red wine is a wonderful way to introduce oneself to red wines.
Issues of self-esteem, fear of consequences, the desire to have one's own way, the need to gain attention, or to protect oneself from harm, are also a factor.
Some examples of complex motor tics include the act of hitting oneself or jumping.
The involuntary echoing of the last word, phrase, sentence, or sound vocalized by oneself (phalilalia) or by another person or sound in the environment (echolalia) are also classified as complex tics.
Fine motor skills include the ability to grasp, transfer an object from one hand to another, point out an object, follow a toy or a person with the eyes, or to feed oneself.Advertisement
Impulse control disorders are a relatively new class of personality disorders characterized by an ongoing inability to resist impulses to perform actions that are harmful to oneself or others.
Other forms of self-harm include biting, hitting, or bruising oneself; picking or pulling at skin or hair; burning oneself with cigarettes, or amputating parts of the body.
Egocentric-Limited in outlook to things mainly relating to oneself or confined to one's own affairs or activities.
Another common feature of the disorder is an exaggerated fear of being left to fend for oneself.
No matter what avenue you choose, dance choreography is a valuable and creative way to express oneself.Advertisement
From basic to elite, all dancers need to be continually challenged, and there is no better way to stretch oneself than to get into the spirit of competitiveness.
Depending on where you go, the actual word "rumba" means different things, but overall it signifies partying, dancing and enjoying oneself.
It is entirely possible to still consider oneself in mourning several years after the event has occurred.
The lure of the forum, besides being able to gather up loads of information, is that they provide a safe, and in theory, non-judgmental place where one can express oneself.
This year's most popular styles were less about following specific trends and more about remaining true to oneself and perhaps even pushing the envelope a bit.Advertisement
Taking extra precautions to protect oneself against secondary infertility is often advised for both men and women.
Even a low-impact act such as turning over when sunning oneself can make a bikini top slip, if the top is a bit too low-cut.
A celebration of all things 16th century British, they are a fun opportunity to play, eat and lose oneself in a bygone but romantic era.
Remember that when communicating through letters or online it is far easier to misrepresent oneself.
Unfortunately, many singles continue to wonder why "being oneself" doesn't yield superior relationships or sometimes any relationship.Advertisement
Sometimes the idea of "being oneself" trumps the adaptive measure of "improving oneself to meet status quo."
The axiom of "being oneself" has been established to prevent individuals from attempting a drastic personality change or lifestyle in order to pursue a relationship.
The truth is that the ability to own one’s emotions, to be honest with oneself and others and to listen with compassion are great skills for any relationship, mono or poly.
A simple ring to symbolize something as complex as faith and belief can be a stunning way to demonstrate one's commitment to oneself and to one's faith.
To learn more about oneself, simply think about the symbol of the sign and find all the associations with that symbol (strengths and weaknesses).Advertisement
In some cases, this opportunity to add accessories to the school uniform resolves the problem of being able to express oneself; however, some students argue that this option does not provide enough opportunity for self expression.
Balancing oneself on her toes takes many hours of practice as well as strong muscles.
In an interview with Zap2It, Bellisario discussed how Gossip Girl and Pretty Little Liars both tackle issues of growing up, teenage friendship and being true to oneself.
Placing a dragonfly on oneself can show the power of the wearers' beauty.
Because the basic concept of yoga centers on taking care of oneself in mind, body and spirit, using the practice to achieve a healthy body weight makes sense.
Increased ability to balance enhances one's agility, improves reaction time, and reduces the likelihood of injuring oneself.
For yoga students looking for a yoga practice that transcends physical, emotional, and spiritual benefits for oneself, this type of holistic yoga practice is a viable choice.
The major advantage is the ability to represent oneself differently from the pack.
As any dancer or athlete will admit, it is as easy to injure oneself while simply walking around while doing a sideline cheer or when trying to dismount from a Liberty.
Fighting the binge, or beating oneself up over having binged, is extremely counter-productive.
Reducing stress and finding time to take care of oneself are critical to overall good health.
Basic French classes tend to focus on traveler expressions, talking about oneself and one's family, and asking basic questions.
It's considered rude to take just the tip of a wedge of brie cheese, or to select the best wedge for oneself.
One aspect the major eastern religions share is that to become enlightened, one must divest oneself of earthly attachments, which interfere with the process of enlightenment, keeping one too firmly attached to the every day routine.
Familiarizing oneself with the varieties and their individual characteristics may help with treatment options and over the counter or surgical wart removal.
Accidents happen, and there's no better way to protect oneself than with a helmet.
To get drunk for the sake of the drink was the mark of a beast; but wine was a powerful stimulant to the brain, and to fuddle oneself in order to think great thoughts was worthy of a sage.
A-se-itas, a scholastic Latin expression for the quality of existing by oneself.
He had, however, already begun to look sourly upon Aristotle and the current scholastic theology, which he believed hid the simple truth of the gospel and the desperate state of mankind, who were taught a vain reliance upon outward works and ceremonies, when the only safety lay in throwing oneself on God's mercy.
Manichaean ethics is not merely negative, however, since it is necessary to cherish, strengthen and purify the elements of light, as well as free oneself from the elements of darkness.
At the same time Fechner would not have us suppose that the two sides are equal; according to him, the psychical, being the psychophysical as viewed from within, is real, the physical, being the psychophysical viewed from without, is apparent; so in oneself, though nervous process and psychical process are the same, it is the psychical which is the reality of which the nervous is mere appearance; and so everywhere, spirit is the reality, body the appearance of spirit to spirit.
But natural realism, as finally interpreted by Hamilton, was too dogmatic, too unsystematic, and too confused with elements derived from Kantian idealism to withstand the brilliant criticism of Mill's Examination of Sir William Hamilton's Philosophy (1865), a work which for a time almost persuaded us that Nature as we know it from sensations is nothing but permanent possibilities of sensation, and oneself only a series of states of consciousness.
He supposes first, that we falsely conclude from the sun being independent of each to being independent of all; secondly, that by " introjection " we falsely conclude that another's experience is in him and therefore one's own in oneself, while the sun remains outside; and thirdly, that by " reification " of abstractions, natural science having abstracted the object and psychology the subject, each falsely believes that its own abstract, the sun or the subject, is an independent thing.
Balfour, however, having from unproved assumptions denied the evidence of the senses, and the rational power of using them to infer things beyond oneself, has to look out for other, and non-rational, foundations of belief.
Inference from sense is the one condition of all belief in anything beyond oneself, whether it be Nature, or Authority, or God; and it is the one condition of all needs, which are not mere feelings, but desires of things.
Protestantism centred - or was by Catholics supposed to centre - in a mysterious " right of private judgment "; the council accordingly retorted by hymning the praises of obedience, of submitting to authority and never thinking for oneself.
The Syriac word ethkashshaph, which means literally to "cut oneself," is the regular equivalent of to "make supplication."
This thirst must be extinguished by complete annihilation of desire, by letting it go, expelling it, separating oneself from it, giving it no room.
He fully recognized that his good was capable of being realized only in successive parts, and gave even exaggerated emphasis to the rule of seeking the pleasure of the moment, and not troubling oneself about a dubious future.
Pity he finds to be grief for the calamity of others, arising from imagination of the like calamity befalling oneself; what we admire with seeming disinterestedness as beautiful (pulchrum) is really " pleasure in promise "; when men are not immediately seeking present pleasure, they desire power as a means to future pleasure, and thus have a derivative delight in the exercise of power that prompts to what we call benevolent action.
Maigrot, says of him, one need merely read his book on the true religion to convince oneself that he had never imbibed the first elements of theology."..
To some extent, the individual came in for his share in the incantations and in the purification ritual through which one might hope to rid oneself of the power of the demons and of other evil spirits, but outside of this the important aim of the priests was to secure for the general benefit the favour of the gods, or, as a means of preparing oneself for what the future had in store, to ascertain in time whether that favour would be granted in any particular instance or would be continued in the future.
A quiet time to oneself, either at home or away from home, each day can make a disagreeable person agreeable person agreeable.
Casting oneself into philosophical doubt, such damnation remains a possibility.
In physics, to sustain oneself is to keep far away from thermodynamic equilibrium, which is death by another name.
To work only for self, to cloister oneself in the seeking of spiritual rapture, is to run from this responsibility.
Added to this, low self-esteem or uncertainty about oneself can undermine self-confidence.
And is it worth tormenting oneself, when one has only a moment of life in comparison with eternity?
But it was impossible to smarten oneself up or move to another place, because of the crowd.
Thirty carts could not save all the wounded and in the general catastrophe one could not disregard oneself and one's own family.
The Buddhist religion believes in separating oneself from the torrent of human emotions.
Garbing oneself as a member of the nobility guarantees you will be looked on admiringly and invited into the festivities throughout the day, but these are the most complex and expensive costumes, as well as being warm.
Although the records preserve complete silence upon the period now under review, it is necessary to free oneself from the narrow outlook of the later Judaean compilers.
To cut oneself off from external cultural influences, especially from German ones, he declared to be a mistake."
He went so far as to assert that, where one assumes that at some time there was no living being in the world, all one means is that there was besides oneself no other central part to whom one's counterparts might also be counterparts.
Membership in the church depends solely upon being enrolled as a member of one of these meetings for Christian fellowship, and thus placing oneself under pastoral oversight.
We start, according to him, from a psychological triplicity in consciousness, consisting of sensation, personal will and impersonal reason, which by a priori laws of causality and substance carries us to the ontological triplicity of oneself as ego willing, the non-ego as cause of sensation, and God as the absolute cause beneath these relative causes.
Under the fostering care of the judges, a belief sprang up that to call oneself a " Jansenist, " and oppose the Unigenitus, was to show oneself a lover of civil and religious liberty.
He did not sing like a trained singer who knows he is listened to, but like the birds, evidently giving vent to the sounds in the same way that one stretches oneself or walks about to get rid of stiffness, and the sounds were always high-pitched, mournful, delicate, and almost feminine, and his face at such times was very serious.