“To say “it is” is to grasp for permanence. To say “it is not” is to adopt the view of nihilism….”

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“To say “it is” is to grasp for permanence. To say “it is not” is to adopt the view of nihilism. Therefore a wise person does not say “exists” or “does not exist.””

Nāgārjuna, Mūlamadhyamakakārikā, Garfield tr. (15:10)

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