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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... Options
Daemon
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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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If only your strenuous effort would be enough.
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If at all mark twain is right, then Warren Buffet will be a fool according to the quote... but the opposite is true...
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See "mesmerize," Word of the Day.
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fool saith, "Put not all thine eggs in the one basket"..
wise man saith, "Put all your eggs in the one basket and—watch that basket!"

I would say, "Do not put any of your money in any of the banks and - watch those banks fiddle!"
Hupomone
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Didn't Mark Twain wind up eggless?
pedro
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The Prince and the Pauper, never the twain shall meet.
Bully_rus
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... put all thine eggs in the one skillet - yummy omelette recipe.
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Posted: Tuesday, May 28, 2013 3:23:20 PM
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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)


Either way, the "principal" thing is learning to lay the eggs.
Miriam...
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With one's eggs all in one basket, greater is the gain, and greater is the loss.
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Behold, how your basket´s falling off and all your eggs are being broken.
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