The reason angels can fly is because they take themselves lightly.
They do not love that do not show their love. The course of true love never did run smooth. Love is a familiar. Love is a devil. There is no evil angel but Love.
It’s true that every time you hear a bell, an angel gets its wings. But what they don’t tell you is that every time you hear a mouse trap snap, an angel gets set on fire.
A man does not have to be an angel in order to be saint.
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Everyone has their own angel.
Angels shine from without because their spirits are lit from within by the light of God.
Elias Freeman in The Angels’ Little Instruction Book
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.
And the angel of God spake unto me in a dream, saying, ‘Jacob’. And I said, ‘Here am I’.
May God grant you always…A sunbeam to warm you, a moonbeam to charm you, a sheltering Angel so nothing can harm you. Laughter to cheer you. Faithful friends near you. And whenever you pray, Heaven to hear you.
Treat me like an angel and I’ll show you heaven.
Trust no friend without faults, and love a woman, but no angel.
You’ll meet more angels on a winding path than on a straight one.
A woman never forgets her sex. She would rather talk with a man than an angel, any day.
Philosophy will clip an angel’s wings.
Tis strange what a man may do and a woman yet think him an angel.
William Makepeace Thackeray
And the smoke of the incense, which came with the prayers of the saints, ascended up before God out of the angel’s hand.
A real friend is like an angel who warms you by her presence and remembers you in her prayers.
An angel; or, if not,
An earthly paragon.
Let triumph “the better angels of our nature.
If an angel were to tell us something of his philosophy, I do believe some of his propositions would sound like 2 x 2 = 13.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Then cherish pity, lest you drive an angel from your door.
I’m no angel, but I’ve spread my wings a bit.
Do not neglect hospitality, for through it some have unknowlingly entertained angels.
Never drive faster than your guardian angel can fly
Reputation is what men and women think of us. Character is what God and the angels know of us.
God always has an angel of help for those who are willing to do their duty.
T. L. Cuyler
Who loves not a false imagining, an unreal character in us; but looking through all the rubbish of our imperfections, loves in us the divine ideal of our natures – not the man that we are, but the angel that we may be.
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Angels are messengers, but sometimes we misunderstand their language.
These things I warmly wish for you Someone to love, some work to do, A bit o’ sun, a bit o’ cheer, And a guardian angel always near
Angels have no philosophy but love.
Adeline Cullen Ray
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.
Outside the open window
The morning air is all awash with angels.
Richard Purdy Wilbur
If a man is not rising upwards to be an angel, depend upon it, he is sinking downwards to be a devil.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Music is well said to be the speech of angels.
If I have freedom in my love,
And in my soul am free,
Angels alone that soar above,
Enjoy such liberty.
Angels are quite ample cause to cry…
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.
If one looks closely enough, one can see angels in every piece of art.
Adeline Cullen Ray