Never travel faster than your guardian angel can fly.
A man does not have
to be an angel in order to be a saint.
It was pride that
changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.
It is better to
conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It
cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell.
Perhaps the angels
who fear to tread where fools rush in used to be fools who rushed in.
Not even an angel
can fulfill two missions at once.
what may man within him hide, though angel on the outward side!
Shakespeare, Measure For
wonder what becomes of lost opportunities? Perhaps our guardian angel gathers them up as
we drop them, and will give them back to us in the beautiful sometime when we have grown
wiser, and learned how to use them rightly.
I have been on the verge of being an angel all my life, but it's never happened yet.
I feel no need for any other faith than my faith in human beings. Like Confucius of old, I am
so absorbed in the wonder of earth and the life upon it that I cannot think of heaven and
Pearl S. Buck
Angelic happiness is in service, from service, and according to service.
In old days there were angels who came and took men by the hand and led them away
the city of destruction. We see no white-winged angels now. But yet men are led away from
threatening destruction: a hand is put into theirs, which leads them forth gently towards a
calm and bright land, so that they look no more backward; and the hand may be a little
Nowadays you must go to heaven to meet an angel.
Be sure to send a lazy man for the angel of death.
A fool without fear is sometimes wiser than an angel with fear.
I am good, but not an angel. I do sin, but I am not the devil. I am just a small girl in a big
world trying to find someone to love.
Angels can fly because they take themselves lightly.
G. K. Chesterton
Whenever an angel says, "Be not afraid!" you'd better start worrying. A big assignment is on
When the angels present themselves, the devils abscond.
I'm no angel, but I've spread my wings a bit.
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.
Man was created a little lower than the angels and has been getting a little lower ever since.
Related to mastering your emotions is the ability to distance yourself from the present
moment and think objectively about the past and the future. Like Janus, the double faced
Roman deity and guardian of all gates and doorways, you must be able to look in both
directions at once.
Music is well said to be the speech of angels.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know
I have often talked with angels on this subject, and they
have invariably declared that in
heaven they are unable to divide the Divine into three, because they know and perceive that
the Divine is One and this One is in the Lord.
I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him
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.
All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel
This is a weird feeling in my life I have to deal with, not
being a violent man anymore when
my whole life's reputation was built on being extremely violent. I just don't know how to deal
with that right now. I don't even go to strip clubs no more. I don't know who I am sometimes,
but I am not the guy I used to be. I'm not an angel or anything. I'm still lascivious,
periodically. I'm just looking for some balance in my life.
A young angel, an old devil.
But our love it
was stronger by far than the love
Of those who were older than we
Of many far wiser than we
And neither the angels in Heaven above
Nor the demons down under the sea
Can ever dissever my soul from the soul
Of the beautiful Annabel Lee.
Glory to God in highest heaven,
Who unto man His Son hath given;
While angels sing with tender mirth,
A glad new year to all the earth.
It is not because angels are holier than men or devils that makes them angels, but
they do not expect holiness from one another, but from God alone.
If I got rid of my demons, I'd lose my angels.
If you can't hear the angels, try quieting the static of
If a man is not rising upwards to be an angel, depend upon it, he is sinking
downwards to be a
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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.