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Self (IPA: /ˈsɛɫf/)


Self (a.)

Same; particular; very; identical.

Self (n.)

The individual as the object of his own reflective consciousness; the man viewed by his own cognition as the subject of all his mental phenomena, the agent in his own activities, the subject of his own feelings, and the possessor of capacities and character; a person as a distinct individual; a being regarded as having personality.

Self (n.)

Hence, personal interest, or love of private interest; selfishness; as, self is his whole aim.

Self (n.)

Personification; embodiment.

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Individual person as the object of his or her own reflective consciousness

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Album by Quintessence

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Book by Yann Martel

Self (Last Name / Surname)

Self is the #1,520 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 23,595 people had that surname.

Example Sentence (Quote)

""A human being is spirit. But what is spirit? Spirit is the self. But what is the self? The self is a relation that relates itself to itself or is the relation's relating itself to itself in the relation ."" - Self

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A knowledge of different literatures is the best way to free one's self from the tyranny of any of them." - José Martí

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A stone is not self any more than a self is a stone." - Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Example Sentence (Quote)

" All censure of a man's self is oblique praise. It is in order to shew how much he can spare." - Samuel Johnson

Example Sentence (Quote)

"At the highest level of satori from which people return, the point of consciousness becomes a surface or a solid which extends throughout the whole known universe. This used to be called fusion with the Universal Mind or God. In more modern terms you have done a mathematical transformation in which your centre of consciousness has ceased to be a travelling point and has become a surface or solid of consciousness... It was in this state that I experienced myself as melded and intertwined with hundreds of billions of other beings in a thin sheet of consciousness that was distributed around the galaxy. A membrane ." - Self


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