Quotes by Kenneth L Pike
- Acceptance of the power of God in one's life lays the groundwork for personal commitment to both science and Christianity, which so often have been in conflict.
- Courage to continue comes from deeper sources than outward results.
- Fruitful discourse in science or theology requires us to believe that within the contexts of normal discourse there are some true statements.
- Normal social behavior requires that we be able to recognize identities in spite of change. Unless we can do so, there can be no human society as we know it.
- Outward failure may be a manifested variant of inward success.
- That a society controls, to a greater or lesser extent, the behavior of its members is a universal but the methods, the particulars of that control, vary from one culture to another.
- This required the development of a view which allowed one to integrate research with belief, thing with person, fact with aesthetics, knowledge with application of knowledge.
- With acknowledgement of residues, we can be more easily prepared to grant the unit of science, the overlapping of disciplines, and the total coherence of all facts.
- Without a possibility of change in meanings human communication could not perform its present functions.