Oneself

Some articles on oneself:

Chinese Honorifics - Pejorative Slang
... It has been a tradition for many years in China to address oneself colloquially using these pronouns in place of "I" to indicate contempt for the listener, to assert the ... Northern China 恁爸 (Hokkien lín-pē) I, your dad (referring to oneself as superior) ...
Self-pity - Description
... However self-pity is a way of paying attention to oneself, albeit negatively it is a means of self-soothing or self-nurturing ("I hurt so much") ... stress, the most common tendency of reaction to stress is by feeling sorry for oneself ... The child then grows up having learned to give attention to oneself (or ask for attention from others) while in real or dramatized distress ...
Tonglen - Practical Aspects On This Meditation
... Taking onto oneself the suffering of others and giving happiness and success to all Sentient beings seems a heavy task, especially for a beginner in the practice ... start out with smaller issues, like working with oneself to increase one's own wellbeing, increasing harmony in the family, open one's own mind to communicate better with other people ... Taking on suffering does not really mean to burden oneself with the misery of the world, but rather to acknowledge the existence of it and accept the state of the art ...
Self-love
... Self-love is the love of oneself ... and social philosopher Erich Fromm proposed that loving oneself is different from being arrogant, conceited or egocentric ... He proposed that loving oneself means caring about oneself, taking responsibility for oneself, respecting oneself, and knowing oneself (e.g ...
Self-enhancement - Outcomes - Benefits and Costs To The Individual
... to mean rendering more positive judgments of oneself than of others then outcomes are frequently favourable ... mean the rendering of more positive judgements of oneself than others render then outcomes are often untoward ... at measuring self-enhancement has been disputed, as rating oneself more positively than one rates others is not seen as self-enhancement by some ...

Famous quotes containing the word oneself:

    My great idea is that we must forgive the Pope. First of all, he needs it more than anyone else. Besides, it is the only way of placing oneself above him.
    Albert Camus (1913–1960)

    Success is dangerous. One begins to copy oneself, and to copy oneself is more dangerous than to copy others. It leads to sterility.
    Pablo Picasso (1881–1973)

    [The] attempt to devote oneself to literature alone is a most deceptive thing, and ... often, paradoxically, it is literature that suffers for it.
    Václav Havel (b. 1936)