Kenneth L. Pike Quotes

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Born: June 9, 1912, Woodstock, Connecticut
Birth Country: USA
Died: Dallas, December 31, 2000
Occupation: Author

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

Courage to continue comes from deeper sources than outward results.
- 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

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

Outward failure may be a manifested variant of inward success.
- 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

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

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

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

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