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My Favorite Philosophical Quotes

My Favorite Philosophical Quotes

Applying philosophy to my life.


A Proverb a Day - Proverbs 22

23 Mar 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Mako Taco

3 A prudent person foresees danger and takes precautions.    The simpleton goes blindly on and suffers the consequences. If there’s one thing that has been more prevalent from this year is having back up plans. Looks like the preppers were right! 6 D...

A Proverb a Day – Proverbs 14

15 Mar 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Mako Taco

Dissecting my favorite portions of Proverbs 14   4 Without oxen a stable stay clean,    but you need a strong ox for a large harvest. If you want to accomplish a goal, it will take a degree of effort. Notice how there’s an emphasis on adjectives. Bot...

Applying Philosophical Quotes to My Life (Jan 18)

19 Jan 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Mako Taco

"Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants" - Epictetus    Today I was about to buy another handgun. I thought about the opportunity cost. That $300 put into crypto could potentially be $1k this bull run. Then I started...

My Favorite Philosophical Quotes (Jan 13)

14 Jan 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Mako Taco

"A man is rich in proportion to the things he can afford to let alone" – Henry David Thoreau I saw the price of Bitcoin drop to $30k. To me it didn't matter since I bought below, but I knew that it would shoot back up. As I type this, BTC is at $37k....

My Favorite Philosophical Quotes (Jan 9)

9 Jan 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Mako Taco

"Defeat is a state of mind. No one is ever defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality." – Bruce Lee Have you ever had a random thought from the past come up? My thoughts about the past were brought up when I woke up today to check my invest...

My Favorite Philosophical Quotes (Jan 8)

8 Jan 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Mako Taco

"Don't judge each day by the harvest your reap but by the seeds you plant" – Robert Louis Stevenson Before going to sleep yesterday an old acquaintance asked me about Crypto as I seldomly post about it on my Snapchat Stories. We talked about some asp...

My Favorite Philosophical Quotes (Jan 7)

7 Jan 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Mako Taco

"He who is not a good servant will not be a good master." – Plato A few coworkers and I were chatting about the lottery today. Some of them lauded at the idea of the grandeur lifestyle they would live. One of the wiser ones brought up that an overwhe...

My Favorite Philosophical Quotes (Jan 6)

6 Jan 2021 1 minute read 2 comments Mako Taco

 “The best revenge is not to be like your enemy” – Marcus Aurelius After watching the news about Capitol Hill, I was disappointed. Whether you disagree or agree with why they started to protest, they were exercising their first amendment right. I lov...

My Favorite Philosophical Quotes (Jan 5)

6 Jan 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Mako Taco

“Every night before going to sleep, we must ask ourselves: what weakness did I overcome today? What virtue did I acquire?” – Seneca I want to set this precedent for the year. I chose this first because I want to chronicle my progress at the end of e...