The marvelous thing is that even in studying linguistics, we find that the universe as a whole is patterned, ordered, and to some degree intelligible to us.
When I conform to truth, I do not conform to an abstract principle; I conform to the nature of God.
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.
The deepest sins are camouflaged as holiness.
The view of the local scene through the eyes of a native participant in that scene is a different window.
The detached observer's view is one window on the world.
Revelation and the nature of truth must be viewed in reference to the structure of language.
The price that one pays for refusing to act on the truth as one sees it, is to be led to believe untruth to avoid guilt.
Verbal and nonverbal activity is a unified whole, and theory and methodology should be organized or created to treat it as such.
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.
God cannot be reduced to a sample for analysis.
Identity in the form of continuity of personality is an extremely important characteristic of the individual.
If I were to adopt pure mechanism as a philosophy, there would be no way I could choose to be a scholar.
If language did not affect behavior, it could have no meaning.
If the scholar feels that he must know everything about any topic, he is in trouble - and will not publish with a clear conscience.
It is also, I would guess, a universal that in all societies people value respectability granted to them.
Nobody is as good as he thinks he is.
Outward failure may be a manifested variant of inward success.
The universe extends beyond the mind of man, and is more complex than the small sample one can study.
I wanted a theory that would allow one to live outside the office with the same philosophy one uses inside it.
All of salvation is to make us look good! We who are dirty, worn, broken, and sinful are to be the showcase of heaven.
Christianity stands or falls as a living program, a way of life, made concrete in the life of man by the life of God through the life of the concretely living Christ.
Courage to continue comes from deeper sources than outward results.
Language is a tool adequate to provide any degree of precision relevant to a particular situation.
Fruitful discourse in science or theology requires us to believe that within the contexts of normal discourse there are some true statements.
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