Quotes about Angels

Here are quotes I've collected about angels.


It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell.


If instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give.

-George MacDonald


I get the greatest feeling when I'm singing. It's other-worldly. Your feet are anchored into the Earth and into this energy force that comes up through your feet and goes up the top of your head and maybe you're holding hands with the angels or the stars, I have no idea.

-Cyndi Lauper


It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.

-Saint Augustine


Angels are like diamonds. They can't be made, you have to find them. Each one is unique.

-Jaclyn Smith


We shall find peace. We shall hear angels, we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.

-Anton Chekhov


The hours I spend with you I look upon as sort of a perfumed garden, a dim twilight, and a fountain singing to it. You and you alone make me feel that I am alive. Other men it is said have seen angels, but I have seen thee and thou art enough.

-George Edward Moore

I could not have made it this far had there not been angels along the way.

-Della Reese


Yes, love indeed is light from heaven; A spark of that immortal fire with angels shared, by Allah given to lift from earth our low desire.

-Lord Byron


Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.

-Thomas Paine


I can't get very far away from Christianity, I can't get very far away from the angels and the saints. I work them in always, in some way.

-Anne Rice


Believers, look up - take courage. The angels are nearer than you think.

-Billy Graham


Make friends with the angels, who though invisible are always with you. Often invoke them, constantly praise them, and make good use of their help and assistance in all your temporal and spiritual affairs.

-Saint Francis de Sales


Our acts our angels are, for good or ill, our fatal shadows that walk by us still.

-John Fletcher

You know, bad people - I've never seen bad people have angels.

-Sylvia Browne


If men were angels, no government would be necessary.

-James Madison


Music is well said to be the speech of angels.

-Thomas Carlyle


I believe in angels, so it's simple.

-Isabelle Adjani


It is by suffering that human beings become angels.

-Victor Hugo


It is not because angels are holier than men or devils that makes them angels, but because they do not expect holiness from one another, but from God only.

-William Blake


If man is only a little lower than the angels, the angels should reform.

-Mary Wilson Little

For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.

-Alexander Pope


Could we forbear dispute, and practise love, We should agree as angels do above.

-Edmund Waller


I had so many freckles that my mother used to say that they were kisses from the angels. I still have them.

-Lara Flynn Boyle


My delight and thy delight Walking, like two angels white, In the gardens of the night.

-Robert Bridges


Now all the knowledge and wisdom that is in creatures, whether angels or men, is nothing else but a participation of that one eternal, immutable and increased wisdom of God.

-Ralph Cudworth


Be a gift to everyone who enters your life, and to everyone whose life you enter. Be careful not to enter another’s life if you cannot be a gift. (You can always be a gift, because you always are the gift—yet sometimes you don’t let yourself know that.) When someone enters your life unexpectedly, look for the gift that person has come to receive from you…I HAVE SENT YOU NOTHING BUT ANGELS.”

-Neale Donald Walsch, Conversations With God: An Uncommon Dialogue, Vol. 2


Man was so created by the Lord as to be able while living in the body to speak with spirits and angels, as in fact was done in the most ancient times; for, being a spirit clothed with a body, he is one with them.

-Emanuel Swedenborg

I have need of angels. Enough hell has swallowed me for too many years. But finally understand this--I have burned up one hundred thousand human lives already, from the strength of my pain.

-Antonin Artaud, Lettres à Génica Athanasiou


[Saint Anthony] said, in his solitude, he sometimes encountered devils who looked like angels, and other times he found angels who looked like devils. When asked how he could tell the difference, the saint said that you can only tell which is which by the way you feel after the creature has left your company.

-Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love


Adam was placed in Paradise in perfect estate, and in the company of God's angels; God walked and did talk with him. He heard the voice, and beheld the presence of God.

-John Jewel


Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by doing that some have entertained angels without knowing it.

-Holy Bible


Naturally we would prefer seven epiphanies a day and an earth not so apparently devoid of angels.

-Jim Harrison


Even when muddy your wings sparkle bright wonders that heal broken worlds.

-Aberjhani, The River of Winged Dreams


When angels visit us, we do not hear the rustle of wings, nor feel the feathery touch of the breast of a dove; but we know their presence by the love they create in our hearts.

-Mary Baker Eddy, Poems by Mary Baker Eddy

Be content not with your lot in life but with being here in the flow of life. The glories of creation are in your very cells; you are made of the same mindstuff as the angels, the stars, and god himself.

-Deepak Chopra, The Book of Secrets: Unlocking the Hidden Dimensions of Your Life


I'm beginning to believe that there are angels disguised as men who pass themselves off as such and who inhabit the earth for a while to console and lift up with them toward heaven the poor, exhausted and saddened souls who were ready to perish here below.

-George Sand, George Sand: A Biography

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