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Kenneth L. Pike – 9 Quotes

 

9 Quotes by Kenneth L. Pike

 

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.

– Kenneth L. Pike


Without a possibility of change in meanings human communication could not perform its present functions.

– Kenneth L. Pike


Courage to continue comes from deeper sources than outward results.

– Kenneth L. Pike


Outward failure may be a manifested variant of inward success.

– Kenneth L. Pike


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.

– 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.

– Kenneth L. Pike


Fruitful discourse in science or theology requires us to believe that within the contexts of normal discourse there are some true statements.

– Kenneth L. Pike


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.

– Kenneth L. Pike


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.

– Kenneth L. Pike