"It is the part of wise man to keep himself today for tomorrow, and not venture all his eggs in one basket."
by:
Miguel de Cervantes
(c.1547-1616) Spanish novelist, poet, and playwright
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 -- Mike, Norwalk      
 -- jim k, austin tx      
Spoken like a tax collector who got his hand caught in the till.
 -- Ron w13, Or     
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    Is this the origin of the expression, popularized in the early 1900s, "Don't put all your eggs in one basket" ?
     -- Bob Leavitt, Charlotte, VT     
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    " The proof is in the pudding " Also.
     -- Ron w13, Or     
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