Looking for angel quotes? Here's a collection of quotes about angels by famous people, mystics, philosophers, and anonymous authors. A few of these angel quotes also appear in sacred texts.
These angel quotations will inspire you and maybe they will bring a bit of peace and insight into your life.
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Quotes about Angels
Sometimes even the flight of an angel hits turbulence. ~ Astrid Alauda
But if these beings guard you, they do so because they have been summoned by your prayers. ~ Saint Ambrose
Angels are spirits, but it is not because they are spirits that they are angels. They become angels when they are sent. For the name angel refers to their office, not their nature. You ask the name of this nature, it is spirit; you ask its office, it is that of an Angel, which is a messenger. ~ St. Augustine
Man was created a little lower than the angels, and has been getting lower ever since. ~ Josh Billings
Music is well said to be the speech of angels. ~ Thomas Carlyle
Angels can fly because they take themselves lightly.... ~ G.K. Chesterton
Angels are inseparable friends, who bring strength and consolation to those who include them in their lives. In truth, angels are our best friends. ~ Janice T. Connell
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can only fly by embracing one another. ~ Luciano de Crescenzo
Angels descending, bring from above,
Echoes of mercy, whispers of love.
~ Fanny J. Crosby
Angels are intelligent reflections of light, that original light which has no beginning. They can illuminate. They do not need tongues or ears, for they can communicate without speech, in thought. ~ John of Damascus
The soul at its highest is found like God, but an angel gives a closer idea of Him. That is all an angel is: an idea of God. ~ Meister Eckhart
The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us and we see nothing but sand; the angels come to visit us, and we only know them when they are gone. ~ George Elliot
Angels shine from without because their spirits are lit from within by the light of God. ~ from The Angels' Little Instruction Book by Eileen Elias Freeman
Be an angel to someone else whenever you can, as a way of thanking God for the help your angel has given you. ~ from The Angels' Little Instruction Book by Eileen Elias Freeman
Peace is the first thing the angels sang ~ Leo the Great
Angels have no philosophy but love. ~Terri Guillemets
Angels sail back to God on the sea of joy. ~ Terri Guillemets
If one looks closely enough, one can see angels in every piece of art. ~ Terri Guillemets
If trouble hearing Angels song with thine ears, try listening with thy heart. ~ Terri Guillemets
If you can't hear the angels, try quieting the static of worry. ~ Terri Guillemets
More Angel Quotes
Here are more heavenly angel quotes...
It is impossible to see the Angel unless you first have a notion of it. ~ James Hillman
Let us not be justices of the peace, but angels of peace. ~ Saint Theresa of Lisieux
All God's angels come to us disguised. ~ James Russell Lowell
I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free. ~ Michelangelo
Outside the open window
The morning air is all awash with angels.
~ Richard Purdy Wilbur
Make yourself familiar with the angels, and behold them frequently in spirit; for without being seen, they are present with you. ~ St. Francis de Sales
An angel; or, if not,
An earthly paragon.
~ William Shakespeare
In Heaven an angel is nobody in particular. ~ George Bernard Shaw
Angels are messengers, but sometimes we misunderstand their language. ~ Linda Solegato
Every blade of grass has an angel that bends over it and whispers, 'grow! grow!' ~ Talmud
"And the Angel said, 'I have learned that every man lives, not through care of himself, but by love.'" ~ Leo Tolstoy
It is not known precisely where angels dwell - whether in the air, the void, or the planets. It has not been God's pleasure that we should be informed of their abode. ~ Voltaire
The magnitude of life is overwhelming. Angels are here to help us take it peace by peace. ~ Levende Waters
The angels stand between us and God, but they are translucent, even transparent, and they beckon us to penetrate their luminosity. ~ Peter Wilson
Angels can fly directly into the heart of the matter. ~ Author Unknown
Angels are never too distant to hear you. ~ Author Unknown
Anyone can be an angel. ~ Author Unknown
If you seek an angel with an open heart... you shall always find one. ~ Author Unkown
Treat me like an angel and I’ll show you heaven. ~ Author Unknown
When hearts listen, angels sing. ~ Author Unknown~~~~~~~~~
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