"Without a possibility of change in meanings human communication could not perform its present functions."
"A man's character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation."Kenneth L. Pike on Mark Twain
"Truthful words are not beautiful beautiful words are not truthful. Good words are not persuasive persuasive words are not good."Kenneth L. Pike on Lao Tzu
"The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place."Kenneth L. Pike on George Bernard Shaw
"Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true."Kenneth L. Pike on Charles Dickens
"I'm a great believer that any tool that enhances communication has profound effects in terms of how people can learn from each other, and how they can achieve the kind of freedoms that they're interested in."Kenneth L. Pike on Bill Gates
"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."
"Courage to continue comes from deeper sources than outward results."
"Outward failure may be a manifested variant of inward success."
"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."
"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."