Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.


If any man thinks that he can conceive well enough how there should be Nothing, I will engage that what he means by Nothing, is as much Something, as anything that he ever thought of in his life; and I believe that if he knew what Nothing was, it would be intuitively evident to him that it could not be…. Absolute Nothing is the aggregate of all the contradictions in the world.
Jonathan Edwards.—Note-Book: Nothing. [Written before his eighteenth year.] Work, I. 678.