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Summon Quotes:

Women have to summon up courage to fulfill dormant dreams.

Alice Walker

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

John Burroughs

A wise woman knows how to summon her courage and do what is right, rather than what is easy.

Suze Orman

I’d love to have another film to go on to. I’m in the mood to work. But I have to be patient, you know, to find that particular kind of project. Occasionally I’ll write one myself if I can summon up the energy.

Peter Weir

I cannot summon up inspiration; I myself am summoned.

P. L. Travers

As traditions of mourning wane, women’s role as designated mourners has also vanished. In consequence, the woman elegist must summon her own resources as an artist.

Susan Stewart

Summon me, then; I will be the posse comitatus; I will take them to jail.

Samuel Chase

So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable.

Christopher Reeve

Open your refrigerator door, and you summon forth more light than the total amount enjoyed by most households in the 18th century. The world at night, for much of history, was a very dark place indeed.

Bill Bryson

I’m really just using the mirror to summon something I don’t even know until I see it.

Cindy Sherman

Even though ‘Prequelle’ is a record about death, essentially, it’s a record about survival, and I think that that is something that’s gone through all the records. Even back to ‘Opus Eponymous,’ there was a double meaning to things that doesn’t necessarily have to do with evil sermons out of some old grimoire somewhere how to summon the devil.

Tobias Forge

No great inner event befalls those who summon it not.

Maurice Maeterlinck

Let’s summon the courage to insist on a minimal level of civic knowledge for the citizens empowered to decide our fate.

Tom Tancredo

That’s part of your life lesson to be afraid. The bigger question is how you deal with being afraid. Do you have to summon courage or something else to live with that fear without letting it take you over?

Gladys Knight

Barcelona players know how to summon up Messi into the game, letting him rest in periods of the match and then using his services at vital moments when he shows up in the middle of the pitch to create his magical plays.

Rivaldo

I think pain is a very – it’s an extremely hard thing to empathize moment to moment. And you often don’t remember your own pain, you know, that moment that you broke a limb or you burned yourself or, I think, this is a common thing that women talk about with childbirth, that the memory of the pain is hard to summon up and relive, thankfully.

Hugh Laurie

I remember, when I was doing ‘Nicholas Nickleby’, James Archer came to see me at the interval and said, ‘My father would like to see you after the show.’ It felt rather as if I had been summoned by the Queen, and I was cocky enough to think, ‘Who the hell is he to summon me?’

Damian Lewis

The data are what matter in economics, and the more ruthlessness that an economist can summon to make sense of the data, the more useful his findings will be.

Stephen J. Dubner

Writing and creating, those things come to me on their own. I feel like… you sort of summon them and it’s like allowing the universe to enter your heart in an entirely different way to what it normally does. It’s like inviting that energy of the universe to enter into your craft in a way where it has a meaning.

Ryan Adams

Can anyone remember love? It’s like trying to summon up the smell of roses in a cellar. You might see a rose, but never the perfume.

Arthur Miller

I write very, very slowly, and for me, I have to summon all sorts of resources to make one of these pieces work.

Junot Diaz

Recollection is not something that I can summon up, it simply comes and I am the servant of it.

Edna O’Brien

We are tasked to rebuild not just a damaged economy, and a debt-ridden balance sheet, but to do so by drawing forth the best that is in our fellow citizens. If we would summon the best from Americans, we must assume the best about them. If we don’t believe in Americans, who will?

Mitch Daniels

One reason I don’t suffer Writer’s Block is that I don’t wait on the muse, I summon it at need.

Piers Anthony

We need bold leadership to bring America back to its first principles of diversity inclusion and opportunity for everyone in every ZIP Code, and music is that vehicle to summon our better angels. Music is that vehicle and always has been a vehicle to challenge us to build a better America.

Tom Perez

We can reach our potential, but to do so, we must reach within ourselves. We must summon the strength, the will, and the faith to move forward – to be bold – to invest in our future.

John Hoeven

At age 77, I need the help of someone with more energy than I can now summon to finish a book.

Anne McCaffrey

It has taken a great deal of energy, which has not been so difficult to summon as the necessary patience to wait, simply wait much of the time – until my instincts assured me that I had assembled my materials in proper order for a final welding into their natural form.

Hart Crane

The Supreme Being I would sign up for would not prove his omnipotence by saving one life while ending dozens, or hundreds, or thousands. Nor would he summon an angel to heaven by ending a first grader’s life at the hands of a gunman or sadist.

Jeff Greenfield

It is the job of the dog trainer to summon the dog’s genetics, not to impose man’s will over dog’s.

Donald McCaig

What is Summon?

A summons (also known as a claim form in England and Wales, and as a court attendance notice (CAN) in the Australian state of New South Wales) is a legal document issued for various purposes by a court (a judicial summons) or an administrative government agency (an administrative summons).