• WordNet 3.6
    • n self-rule government of a political unit by its own people
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  • Albert Einstein
    “We are all ruled in what we do by impulses; and these impulses are so organized that our actions in general serve for our self preservation and that of the race.”
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “A man makes inferiors his superiors by heat; self-control is the rule.”
  • Alexander Pope
    “Two purposes in human nature rule. Self-love to urge, and reason to restrain.”
  • Albert Einstein
    “Hunger, love, pain, fear are some of those inner forces which rule the individual's instinct for self preservation.”


In literature:

As a rule, subjects in this stage of hypnotism do not feel any sensation that they can remember, and do not become self-conscious.
"Complete Hypnotism: Mesmerism, Mind-Reading and Spiritualism" by A. Alpheus
As a rule the true artist is a most devoted and self-sacrificing person.
"The Joyful Heart" by Robert Haven Schauffler
In much of his life self was still ruling.
"Quiet Talks on Power" by S.D. Gordon
He had a profound sense of justice, a love of liberty, and an unfaltering belief in the capacity of the human race for self-rule.
"Albert Gallatin" by John Austin Stevens
I hate my selfe, that, seeking to rule Kings, 10 I cannot curbe my slave.
"Bussy D'Ambois and The Revenge of Bussy D'Ambois" by George Chapman
Besides, this would seem to be each man's "self," if it really is the ruling and the better part.
"The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to prose. Volume I (of X) - Greece" by Various
As a rule, with all her fun and nonsense and hilarity, Betty possessed an abundance of self-control.
"Betty Vivian" by L. T. Meade
This is one of the best games for training in self-control, and a teacher should strictly enforce the rules.
"Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium" by Jessie H. Bancroft
Her citizens assembled in their Portmannimote, their free self-ruling assembly.
"Stray Studies from England and Italy" by John Richard Greene
It seems to me, that, as a rule, they are so far less self-conscious than we.
"The Mistress of Shenstone" by Florence L. Barclay

In poetry:

Such proof as they are sure to find
Who spend with Him their happy days,
Clean hands, and a self-ruling mind
Ever in tune for love and praise.
"St. Andrew's Day" by John Keble
Shall I be slave to every noble soul,
Study the dead, and to their spirits bend;
Or learn to read my own heart's folded scroll,
And make self-rule my end?
"Honours -- Part II." by Jean Ingelow
Exemplars may be heaped until they hide
The rules that they were made to render plain;
Love may be watched, her nature to decide,
Until love's self doth wane.
"Honours -- Part II." by Jean Ingelow
If he would leave the self alone,
Apollo's welcome to the throne,
Fasces and falcons;
He loves to rule, has always done it;
The earth would soon, did Hermes run it,
Be like the Balkans.
"Under Which Lyre" by W H Auden
For, first, his thoughts of his own self are full;
Until another comes his heart to rule.
For them, life's best is centred round their love;
Till younger lives come all their love to prove.
"The Little Poem Of Life" by John Oxenham
YES, tyrants, you hate us, and fear while you hate
The self-ruling, chain-breaking, throne-shaking State!
The night-birds dread morning,--your instinct is true,--
The day-star of Freedom brings midnight for you!
""Choose You This Day Whom Ye Will Serve"" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

C hinese state media say two more Tibetans have killed themselves by self-immolation, as the wave of deadly protests against Chinese rule shows no sign of abating.
Bleach fight defendant acted in self-defense , judge rules.
A US unit prepares Mosul police for self-rule.
Mitt Romney's Self-Imposed Buffett (Lite) Rule and Other Observations.
Thousands rally in southern Yemen for self-rule .
Self-rule and the printed page.
Sierra Leone vote a test of self-rule .
But over the next few days, they have the chance to lead the province into a new era of democratic self-rule.
Shooting death ruled accident, self-inflicted, The Clanton Advertiser reports.
Coroner Rules Ex- Big League Pitcher Irabu Hanged Self.
Bleach fight defendant acted in self-defense, judge rules.
Coroner Rules Ex-Big League Pitcher Irabu Hanged Self.
The bravery and self-sacrifice of a man who wraps himself in Pip 's identity rules New Zealand author Lloyd Jones' incendiary story line.
This self-ruling United States commonwealth offers much more to divers than just its centerpiece island, Puerto Rico .

In science:

We found that we could adopt their rules to introduce scalar self-interactions as well as gauge interactions, but that some modifications are required in the Yukawa sector in order to maintain the parity symmetry.
A Little Higgs Model with Exact Dark Matter Parity
Smith, “Self-consistency and sum-rule tests in the KramersKronig analysis of optical data: Applications to aluminum”, Phys.
Electrodynamics of correlated electron systems
Note that the Feynman rules used to build the SD series for the (background) gluon self-energy, bΠµν (q), are those of the BFM ; in particular, the external gluons (distinguished by the grey circles attached to them) are treated as if they were background gluons.
Gluon mass generation without seagull divergences
In other words, for high self-selectivity papers, these three voting rules are similar.
Mathematical Modeling of Competitive Group Recommendation Systems with Application to Peer Review Systems
Figure 5: Expectation of E [I1 ], E [I5 ] for three voting rules: Vas , Vehl , and Vpl for high self-selectivity submission.
Mathematical Modeling of Competitive Group Recommendation Systems with Application to Peer Review Systems