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Reverse Side of a Painting (1670) by Cornelis Norbertus Gysbrechts, an example of self-reference in painting
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Reverse Side of a Painting (1670) by Cornelis Norbertus Gysbrechts, an example of self-reference in painting

"To be stupid, and selfish, and to have good health are the three requirements for happiness; though if stupidity is lacking, the others are useless" [...] --G. Flaubert

The Heart Has Its Reasons (c.1887) by Odilon Redon, a phrase from the Pensées (1669) by Blaise Pascal
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The Heart Has Its Reasons (c.1887) by Odilon Redon, a phrase from the Pensées (1669) by Blaise Pascal
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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
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Self refers to the subject of one's own experience of phenomena: perception, emotions, thoughts; or to an individual person as the object of his own reflective consciousness (plural selves).

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See also

Sui

Essence of oneself

Main articles: Self (philosophy), Self (psychology), and Self (sociology)

Self constructs

Stages of life

1. Infancy
2. Childhood
3. Adolescence
4. Adulthood
5. Middle age
6. Old age

Major life events

1. Birth
2. Primary school
3. Graduation
4. Coming of age
5. Employment
6. Marriage
7. Parenthood
8. Retirement
9. Death

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