I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free. ~Michelangelo
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.
The reason angels can fly is because they take themselves lightly. ~G.K. Chesterton, "Orthodoxy"
When babies look beyond you and giggle, maybe they're seeing angels. ~Quoted in The Angels' Little Instruction Book by Eileen Elias Freeman, 1994
An angel can illuminate the thought and mind of man by strengthening the power of vision. ~St Thomas Aquinas
If trouble hearing Angels song with thine ears, try listening with thy heart. ~Meriel Stelliger
Silently, one by one, in the infinite meadows of heaven,
Blossomed the lovely stars, the forget-me-nots of the angels.
~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, "Evangeline"
Music is well said to be the speech of angels. ~Thomas Carlyle
Angels can fly because they carry no burdens. ~Quoted in The Angels' Little Instruction Book by Eileen Elias Freeman, 1994
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 the character, though few can decipher even fragments of their meaning. ~Lydia M. Child
Outside the open window
The morning air is all awash with angels.
~Richard Purdy Wilbur
You'll meet more angels on a winding path than on a straight one. ~Daisey Verlaef
If I have freedom in my love,
And in my soul am free,
Angels alone that soar above,
Enjoy such liberty.
Angels are messengers, but sometimes we misunderstand their language. ~Linda Solegato
Angels can fly directly into the heart of the matter. ~Author Unknown
Sometimes what we believe as coincidence is really just getting ourselves caught in an angel booby trap. ~Grey Livingston
A grave is braced not just by a tombstone but by angels as well. ~Adabella Radici
Ever felt an angel's breath in the gentle breeze?
A teardrop in the falling rain?
Hear a whisper amongst the rustle of leaves?
Or been kissed by a lone snowflake?
Nature is an angel's favorite hiding place.
The magnitude of life is overwhelming. Angels are here to help us take it peace by peace. ~Levende Waters
How do the angels get to sleep when the devil leaves the porch light on? ~Tom Waits, "Mr Siegal," Heartattack and Vine
I'm no angel, but I've spread my wings a bit. ~Mae West