Angel Quotes

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

Angel with Blue SkyAngels 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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