An emphasized form of the third person masculine pronoun; -- used as a subject usually with he; as, he himself will bear the blame; used alone in the predicate, either in the nominative or objective case; as, it is himself who saved himself.
One's true or real character; one's natural temper and disposition; the state of being in one's right or sane mind (after unconsciousness, passion, delirium, or abasement); as, the man has come to himself.
A man reserves his true and deepest love not for the species of woman in whose company he finds himself electrified and enkindled, but for that one in whose company he may feel tenderly drowsy. George Jean Nathan
A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool. William Shakespeare
A man who was completely innocent, offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others, including his enemies, and became the ransom of the world. It was a perfect act. Mahatma Gandhi
himself in Afrikaans is self
himself in Dutch is vanzelf, zelf
himself in Finnish is itse
himself in German is sich
himself in Latin is ipse ipsa ipsum, sui, sese
himself in Norwegian is han selv
himself in Portuguese is ele mesmo
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