One may summon his philosophy when they are beaten in battle, not till then.
— John Burroughs

Man is a prisoner who has no right to open the door of his prison and run away ... A man should wait, and not take his own life until God summons him.
Plato summoned quote

Summoned quotes
Picture quote about Summoned

All that is noble is in itself of a quiet nature, and appears to sleep until it is aroused and summoned forth by contrast.
— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Religion points to that area of human experience where in one way or another man comes upon mystery as a summons to pilgrimage.
— Frederick Buechner

Now the trumpet summons us againnot as a call to bear arms, though arms we neednot as a call to battle, though embattled we arebut a call to bear the burden of a long twilight struggle, year in and year out, rejoicing in hope, patient in tribulationa struggle against the common enemies of man: tyranny, poverty, disease and war itself.
— summoned quotation by John F. Kennedy