ex nihilo nihil fit

Latin phrase
ex ni·hi·lo ni·hil fit | \eks-ˈni-hi-ˌlō-ˌni-ˌhil-ˈfit \

Definition of ex nihilo nihil fit 

: out of nothing, nothing is produced : nothing comes from nothing

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