Angel Quotes (50) Spiritual Sayings

Summary: Definition of an Angel. An angel is a supernatural being or spirit found in various religions and mythologies. In Abrahamic religions they are often depicted as servants of God and celestial beings who act as intermediaries between heaven and Earth. In Zoroastrianism and Native American religions angels are depicted as a guiding influence or a guardian spirit.


The 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

At every instant and from every side, resounds the call of Love:
We are going to sky, who wants to come with us?
We have gone to Heaven, we have been the friends of the angels,
And now we will go back there, for there is our country.

The guardian angels of life sometimes fly so high as to be beyond our sight, but they are always looking down upon us.
Jean Paul

Religious faith is not a storm cellar to which men and women
can flee for refuge from the storms of life. It is instead, an
inner spiritual strength which enables them to face those
storms with hope and serenity.
Sam Ervin

Angels live no place, as God lives no place. They live in the space of eternity, in the center of our hearts, and sometimes I think we each serve as the channels and angels of God, touched by wings of silence, pushed to angelic acts....
Sophy Burnham

Prayer is more than words. It's listening, seeing and feeling.
Norman Vincent Peale

The world of pure spirits stretches between the divine nature and the world of human beings; because divine wisdom has ordained that the higher should look after the lower, angels execute the divine plan for human salvation: they are our guardians, who free us when hindered and help to bring us home.
Thomas Aquinas

There is, therefore, a more perfect intellectual life in the angels. In them the intellect does not proceed to self-knowledge from anything exterior, but knows itself through itself....
Thomas Aquinas

Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal.
Thomas Moore

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 

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

Philosophy will clip an angel's wings.
John Keats

A man does not have to be an angel in order to be saint.
Albert Schweitzer

In heaven an angel is nobody in particular.
George Bernard Shaw

Angels can fly because they take themselves lightly.
Gilbert K. Chesterton

That's all an angel idea of God.
Meister Eckhart

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

Were we as eloquent as angels we still would please people much more by listening rather than talking.
Charles Caleb Colton

Angels are spirits, but it is not because they are spirits that they are angels. They become angels when they are sent. For the name angel refers to their office, not their nature. You ask the name of this nature, it is spirit; you ask its office, it is that of an Angel, which is a messenger.
Saint Augustine

No other virtue makes man more equal to the angels, than the imitation of their way of life.
John Cassian

The angels stand between us and God, but they are translucent, even transparent, and they beckon us to penetrate their luminosity.
Peter Wilson

Everything that we see is a shadow cast by that which we do not see.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

All that you think is rain is not. Behind the veil angels sometimes weep.

Christ has made my soul beautiful with the jewels of grace and virtue. I belong to Him Whom the Angels serve.
Agnes of Rome

Flowers have spoken to me more than I can tell in written words. They are the hieroglyphics of angels, loved by all men for the beauty of their character, though few can decipher even fragments of their meaning.
Lydia M. Child

An angel can illumine the thought and mind of man by strengthening the power of vision and by bringing within his reach some truth which the angel himself contemplates.
Thomas Aquinas

I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.

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

So in a voice, so in a shapeless flame, Angels affect us often.
John Donne

Angels transcend every religion, every philosophy, every creed.
In fact Angels have no religion as we know it...
Their existence precedes every religious system that has ever
existed on Earth...
Thomas Aquinas

Anyhow we never know where we must go, nor what guides we are to get---people,storms, guardian angels, or sheep....
John Muir 

You should be certain that angels are protecting you when you go to sleep. Yea, that they are protecting you also in all your business, whether you enter or leave your home.
Martin Luther

Angels appear in many different forms to hold your hand through the difficult times.
Doreen Virtue

A man does not always choose what his guardian angel intends.
Thomas Aquinas

In Heaven an angel is nobody in particular. 
George Bernard Shaw

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

We cannot pass our guardian angel's bounds, resigned or sullen, he will hear our sighs.
Saint Augustine

Man was created a little lower than the angels and has been getting a little lower ever since.
Josh Billings

Peace is the first thing the angels sang.
John Keble

To love for the sake of being loved is human, but to love for the sake of loving is angelic.
Alphonse de Lamartine

Trust no friend without faults, and love a woman, but no angel.
Doris Lessing

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

Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
Alexander Pope

Anyone who seeks to destroy the passions instead of controlling them is trying to play the angel.

People are what you make them. A scornful look turns into a complete fool a man of average intelligence. A contemptuous indifference turns into an enemy a woman who, well treated, might have been an angel.
Andre Maurois 

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