Melissus of Samos Quote

What was always was, and always shall be. For, if it came into being, necessarily, before its generation, there was nothing; so, if there were nothing, nothing at all would come from nothing.


Fragments, 1. Translated by M. R. Wright

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What was always was, and always shall be. For, if it came into being, necessarily, before its generation, there was nothing; so, if there were...

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What was always was, and always shall be. For, if it came into being, necessarily, before its generation, there was nothing; so, if there were...

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What was always was, and always shall be. For, if it came into being, necessarily, before its generation, there was nothing; so, if there were...

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What was always was, and always shall be. For, if it came into being, necessarily, before its generation, there was nothing; so, if there were...