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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
The reason angels can fly is because they take themselves lightly. ~G.K. Chesterton, "Orthodoxy"
The Angels were all singing out of tune,
And hoarse with having little else to do,
Excepting to wind up the sun and moon
Or curb a runaway young star or two.
I wear a coat of angels' breath and warm myself with His love. ~Terri Guillemets
Be an angel to someone else whenever you can, as a way of thanking God for the help your angel has given you. ~Quoted in The Angels' Little Instruction Book by Eileen Elias Freeman, 1994
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
Angels have no philosophy but love. ~Terri Guillemets
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
Pay attention to your dreams - God's angels often speak directly to our hearts when we are asleep. ~Quoted in The Angels' Little Instruction Book by Eileen Elias Freeman, 1994
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
Angels descending, bring from above,
Echoes of mercy, whispers of love.
~Fanny J. Crosby
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can only fly by embracing one another. ~Luciano de Crescenzo
Life is a tapestry: We are the warp; angels, the weft; God, the weaver. Only the Weaver sees the whole design. ~Quoted in The Angels' Little Instruction Book by Eileen Elias Freeman, 1994
We trust in plumed procession
For such the angels go -
Rank after Rank, with even feet -
And uniforms of Snow.
Philosophy will clip an angel's wings. ~John Keats
All God's angels come to us disguised. ~James Russell Lowell
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! ~Quoted in The Angels' Little Instruction Book by Eileen Elias Freeman, 1994
Millions of spiritual creatures walk the earth
Unseen, both when we wake and when we sleep.
~John Milton, Paradise Lost
Insight is better than eyesight when it comes to seeing an angel. ~Quoted in The Angels' Little Instruction Book by Eileen Elias Freeman, 1994
The guardian angels of life fly so high as to be beyond our sight, but they are always looking down upon us. ~Jean Paul Richter
Thorns and stings
And those such things
Just make stronger
Our angel wings.
Angels fly at light speed, because they are servants of the Light. ~Quoted in The Angels' Little Instruction Book by Eileen Elias Freeman, 1994
I feel that there is an angel inside me whom I am constantly shocking. ~Jean Cocteau
Sometimes even the flight of an angel hits turbulence. ~Astrid Alauda
We're all kissed by angels but some of us never think to pucker. ~Terri Guillemets
Man was created a little lower than the angels, and has been getting lower ever since. ~Josh Billings