Himself vs. Oneself — What's the Difference?
Difference Between Himself and Oneself
(reflexive pronoun) Him; the male object of a verb or preposition that also appears as the subject
He injured himself.
A person's self: general form of himself, herself, themself or yourself.
Teaching oneself to swim can be dangerous.
(emphatic) He; used as an intensifier, often to emphasize that the referent is the exclusive participant in the predicate
He was injured himself.
A reflexive form of the indefinite pronoun one. Commonly written as two words, one's self.
One's self (or more properly oneself), is quite a modern form. In Elizabethan English we find a man's self = one's self.
The subject or non-reflexive object of a predicate; he himself.
(Ireland) The subject or non-reflexive object of a predicate; he used of upper-class gentlemen, or sarcastically, of men who imagine themselves to be more important than others
Has himself come down to breakfast yet?
Have you seen himself yet this morning?
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.
But he himself returned from the quarries.
David hid himself in the field.
The Lord himself shall give you a sign.
Who gave himself for us, that he might . . . purify unto himself a peculiar people.
With shame remembers, while himself was oneOf the same herd, himself the same had done.
It comprehendeth in himself all good.
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.
Themselves. See Hemself.