Luciano De Crescenzo, quoted in Wisdom for the Soul : Five Millennia of Prescriptions for Spiritual Healing (2006) by Larry Chang, p. 127
All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.Abraham Lincoln
Outside the open window, the morning air is all awash with angels.Richard Wilbur
When babies look beyond you and giggle, maybe they're seeing angels.Eileen Elias Freeman
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 know I got angels watchin' me from the other side.Kanye West
I know a lot of people who don't believe in angels but I've never met a soul that didn't want to believe in them.Tess, played by Della Reese in Touched By An Angel : "Interview With An Angel" (1995) written by Martha Williamson
How do the angels get to sleep when the devil leaves the porch light on?Tom Waits, "Mr Siegal" on Heartattack and Vine (1980)
Could we forbear dispute, and practise love, we should agree as angels do above.Edmund Waller, in "Of Divine Love" (c. 1686)
I charge thee, fling away ambition; by that sin fell the angels.William Shakespeare, lines spoken by Wolsey in Henry VIII [originally titled All is True](1613)
Be not forgetful to entertain strangers for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.Paul of Tarsus in Hebrews 13:2 (KJV).
Death makes angels of us all and gives us wings where we had shoulders smooth as raven's clawsjim morrison
We know the race is not to the swift nor the battle to the strong. Do you not think an angel rides in the whirlwind and directs this storm?John Page, about the American Revolutionary War in a letter to Thomas Jefferson; quoted in Angel in the Whirlwind (1997) by Benson Bobrick
If angels rarely appear, it's because we all too often mistake the medium for the Message.Eileen Elias Freeman in The Angels' Little Instruction Book : Learning from God's Heavenly Messengers (1994)
Insight is better than eyesight when it comes to seeing an angel.Eileen Elias Freeman in The Angels' Little Instruction Book : Learning from God's Heavenly Messengers (1994)
Pay attention to your dreams. God's angels often speak directly to our hearts when we are asleep.Eileen Elias Freeman in The Angels' Little Instruction Book : Learning from God's Heavenly Messengers (1994)
Life is a tapestry; We are the warp, angels the weft; God the weaver. Only the Weaver sees the whole design.Eileen Elias Freeman in The Angels' Little Instruction Book : Learning from God's Heavenly Messengers (1994)
Angels shine from without because their spirits are lit from within by the light of God .Eileen Elias Freeman, in The Angels' Little Instruction Book : Learning from God's Heavenly Messengers (1994), p. 4, ISBN 0446671215
Angels can fly lightly because they take God seriously.Eileen Elias Freeman, in The Angels' Little Instruction Book : Learning from God's Heavenly Messengers (1994), p. 5
Angels can fly because they take themselves lightly.G. K. Chesterton, "Orthodoxy" (1908), Chapter VII : The Eternal Revolution; this is sometimes paraphrased "The reason angels can fly is because they take themselves lightly".
But sad as angels for the good man's sin, weep to record, and blush to give it in.thomas campbell
A tear is an intellectual thing, and a sigh is the Sword of an Angel King.William Blake, "The Agony of Faith"
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 alone.William Blake, "A Vision of the Last Judgement"
The Lord will command his angels to take good care of you. They will lift you up in their hands. Then you won't trip over a stone.The Bible, Psalms 91, 11-12, New International Readers Version
Outside the open window the morning air is all awash with angels.Richard Wilbur
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