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[237e]

Stranger
And he who says not something, must quite necessarily say absolutely nothing.

Theaetetus
Quite necessarily.

Stranger
Then we cannot even concede that such a person speaks, but says nothing? We must even declare that he who undertakes to say “not-being” does not speak at all?

Theaetetus
The argument could go no further in perplexity.


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