Copy & paste this link to your blog or website to reference this page
Quotation by Plato
The soul is like a pair of winged horses and a charioteer joined in natural union.
Plato (427–347 B.C.), Greek philosopher. Phaedrus 246b, trans. by Jowett (slightly revised).
This image has been continuously influential in Western thought. Freud may have derived his derived from it his theory of id, ego, and superego.
Surprise me with a
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
Copyright © 2015 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.