“Come now, listen, and convey my story. I shall tell you what paths of inquiry alone there are for thinking:
The one: that it is and it is impossible for it not to be.
This is the path of Persuasion, for it accompanies Objective Truth.
The other: that it is not and it necessarily must not be.
That, I point out to you, is a path wholly unthinkable, for neither could you know what-is-not (for that is impossible), nor could you point it out.
 
On Nature (Fragment II)
Parmenides of Elea
“Whatever can be spoken or thought of necessarily is, since it is possible for it to be, but it is not possible for nothing to be. I urge you to consider this last point, for I restrain you firstly from that path of inquiry, and secondly from:
The one on which mortals, knowing nothing, wander, two-headed, for helplessness in their breasts guides their wandering minds and they are carried, deaf and blind alike, dazed, uncritical tribes, for whom being and not-being are thought the same and yet not the same, and the path of all runs in opposite directions.”
 
On Nature (Fragment VI)
Parmenides of Elea
“One path only is left for us to speak of: that it is. On this path there are a multitude of indications that what-is, being ungenerated, is also imperishable, whole, of a single kind, immovable and complete. Nor was it once, nor will it be, since it is, now, all together, one and continuous.”
 
On Nature (Fragment VIII)
Parmenides of Elea
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