Quotes on Angels

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Angel Quotes

AngelThe greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn; the bird waits in the egg; and in the highest vision of the soul a waking angel stirs. Dreams are the seedlings of realities. ~ James Allen

But men must know, that in this theater of man's life it is reserved only for God and angels to be lookers on. ~ Francis Bacon

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, A Vision of the Last Judgment

Therefore for Spirits, I am so far from denying their existence that I could easily believe, that not only whole Countries, but particular persons, have their Tutelary and Guardian Angels. ~ Sir Thomas Browne

I've seen and met angels wearing the disguise of ordinary people living ordinary lives. ~ Tracy Chapman

I feel that there is an angel inside me whom I am constantly shocking. ~ Jean Cocteau

God is so omnipresent. . . . God is an angel in an angel, and a stone in a stone, and a straw in a straw. ~ John Donne

When the Angels arrive, the devils leave. ~ Egyptian saying

"See, I am sending an angel ahead of you to guard you along the way..." ~ Exodus 23:20

Angels have immense auras, extending in some cases, like a mountain Deva, for miles. The historical attribution of wings to angelics is probably the result of the subconscious minds of human seers "clothing" the auras of angels with a form that their conscious minds could comprehend. ~ David Goddard, The Sacred Magic of Angels

It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels. ~ Saint Augustine of Hippo

We cannot pass our guardian angel's bounds, resigned or sullen, he will hear our sighs. ~ John Keble

More Quotes on Angels

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If men were angels, no government would be necessary. ~ James Madison, The Federalist, Feb. 6, 1788

For neither man nor angel can discern Hypocrisy, the only evil that walks Invisible, except to God alone. ~ John Milton

Funny thing, every time an angel appeared to someone in the Bible, the first thing he'd say was, "Fear not." ... I guess they were pretty spectacular. ~ Gilbert Morris, The Angels of Bastogne

Death makes angels of us all
& gives us wings
where we had shoulders
smooth as raven's claws
~ Jim Morrison, An American Prayer

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

We are beings of light and energy, once we accept this truth our soul can soar with the angels. ~ Michael Teal

How many angels are there? One - who transforms our live - is plenty. ~ Traditional proverb

There is no reason why good cannot triumph as often as evil. The triumph of anything is a matter of organization. If there are such things as angels, I hope that they are organized along the lines of the Mafia. ~ Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. The Sirens of Titan

Blossomed the lovely stars, the forget-me-nots of the angels. ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

It is a man dying with his harness on that angels love to escort upward. ~ Henry Ward Beecher

Hush, my dear, lie still and slumber!
Holy angels guard thy bed!
Heavenly blessings without number
Gently falling on thy head.
~ Isaac Watts

When people think of angels, they think flowing robes and halos. But in the Bible, they also look like ordinary people. Why not today? ~ Joan Wester Anderson, In the Arms of Angels

The feather, whence the pen
Was shaped that traced the lives of these good men,
Dropped from an angel's wing. ~William Wordsworth


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