We really enjoyed ourselves.
Why is politics separating us, when we ourselves know who is good and who isn't?
So let us summon a new spirit of patriotism, of responsibility, where each of us resolves to pitch in and work harder and look after not only ourselves but each other.
In most cases, people, even the most vicious, are much more naive and simple-minded than we assume them to be. And this is true of ourselves too.
It's always a great relief, as religion says, to think about someone unhappier than ourselves.
I came to know the man who is now my husband through e-mail; from an acquaintanceship started in that odd way, before a month had passed, we found ourselves resolving to get married.
A person may be proud without being vain. Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves, vanity to what we would have others think of us.
And since she refused to accept it, she had been living in extreme discomfort, exclaiming: "Why should we spend all the capital we are ever likely to have tying ourselves down to a place we detest!"
In reading some books we occupy ourselves chiefly with the thoughts of the author; in perusing others, exclusively with our own.
Through the internet, we are now able to acquaint ourselves, deeply and in detail, with the mental activities of even the furthest people on the planet.
But, knowing precisely sadness and love and death, and that they are vain images when we observe them from the calm space where we should shut ourselves in, he kept on weeping, and desiring love, and fearing death.
But you know, it would be sad to collect all these sentences, and keep them for ourselves. Because there's so much you can do with them. Which is why Tatoeba is open. Our source code is open. Our data is open.
In fact history does not belong to us but rather we to it. Long before we understand ourselves through the process of self-examination, we understand ourselves in a self-evident way in the family, society, and state in which we live.