All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
Attributed to Abraham Lincoln in Josiah G. Holland, The Life of Abraham Lincoln (1866), p. 23; and George Alfred Townsend, The Real Life of Abraham Lincoln (1867), p. 6. According to Townsend, Lincoln made this remark to his law partner, William Herndon. It is disputed whether this quote refers to Lincoln's natural mother, Nancy Hanks Lincoln, who died when he was nine years old, or to his stepmother, Sarah Bush (Johnston) Lincoln.
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can only fly by embracing one another.Luciano De Crescenzo
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
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.
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 eliot
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.
Cherish pity, lest you drive an angel from ye door.
If a man is not rising upwards to be an angel, depend upon it, he is sinking downwards to be a devil . He cannot stop at the beast. The most savage of men are not beasts; they are worse, a great deal worse.
The shadows of our own desires stand between us and our better angels, and thus their brightness is eclipsed.
Angels can fly lightly because they take God seriously.
Angels can fly because they carry no burdens.
Be an angel to someone else whenever you can, as a way of thanking God for the help your angel has given you.
Angels fly at light speed, because they are servants of the Light .
If angels rarely appear, it's because we all too often mistake the medium for the Message.
God not only sends special angels into our lives, but sometimes He even sends them back again if we forget to take notes the first time!Eileen Elias Freeman
The mystic chords of memory, stretching from every battlefield and patriot grave to every living heart and hearthstone all over this broad land, will yet swell the chorus of the Union when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
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?
Angels are bright still, though the brightest fell.william shakespeare
Good night, sweet prince, and flights of angels sing thee to thy rest!william shakespeare
I charge thee, fling away ambition; by that sin fell the angels.
Angels never attack, as infernal spirits do. Angels only ward off and defend.
Outside the open window the morning air is all awash with angels.Richard Wilbur
I know I got angels watchin' me from the other side.Kanye West
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
If Angels could be jealous of men, they would be so for one reason: Holy Communion.St. Maximilian Kolbe
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