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Behold, the fool saith, "Put not all thine eggs in the one basket"—which is but a manner of saying, "Scatter your money and your attention"; but the wise man saith, "Put all your eggs in the one basket and—watch that basket!"

Mark Twain (1835-1910)
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Behold, the fool saith, "Put not all thine eggs in the one basket"—which is but a manner of saying, "Scatter your money and your attention"; but the wise man saith, "Put all your eggs in the one basket and—watch that basket!"

Mark Twain (1835-1910)
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Smart remark, but I would rather diversify and invest my resources in various enterprises.
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Context from: The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson

CHAPTER 15

The Robber Robbed

Nothing so needs reforming as other people's habits.

--Pudd'nhead Wilson's Calendar

Behold, the fool saith, "Put not all thine eggs in the one basket"-- which is but a manner of saying, "Scatter your money and your attention"; but the wise man saith, "Put all your eggs in the one basket and--_watch that basket!_"

--Pudd'nhead Wilson's Calendar


What a time of it Dawson's Landing was having! All its life it had been asleep, but now it hardly got a chance for a nod, so swiftly did big events and crashing surprises come along in one another's wake: Friday morning, first glimpse of Real Nobility, also grand reception at Aunt Patsy Cooper's, also great robber raid; Friday evening, dramatic kicking of the heir of the chief citizen in presence of four hundred people; Saturday morning, emergence as practicing lawyer of the long-submerged Pudd'nhead Wilson; Saturday night, duel between chief citizen and titled stranger.

Read more : http://mark-twain.classic-literature.co.uk/the-tragedy-of-puddnhead-wilson/ebook-page-43.asp

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Trust in God but lock your door!
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Mark Twain - Samuel Langhorne Clemens
- The adventures of Tom Sawyer
- Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

- American, novelist, humorist, and writer of the American criticism.
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The problem might have arisen if somebody has just one egg.
A Fabergé egg, for example.Drool

le vert est un nouveau noir
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Daemon wrote:
Behold, the fool saith, "Put not all thine eggs in the one basket"—which is but a manner of saying, "Scatter your money and your attention"; but the wise man saith, "Put all your eggs in the one basket and—watch that basket!"

Mark Twain (1835-1910)


It's just two different approaches and it's up to you to decide which one best suits you and which one to pursue...
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