65 Beautiful Angel Quotes To Inspire You

Moumita Dutta
Jan 29, 2024 By Moumita Dutta
Originally Published on Jan 26, 2021
Edited by Jacob Fitzbright
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Angels are a common thing in many faiths‍, and often popularly shown as humans with enormous, feathery wings. Some people are fervent believers in angels and some even believe everyone has their own guardian angel who looks out for them in particular. Whatever your faith or believe, this collection of lovely angel quotes is bound to inspire you in all the right ways. Get more angelic-style inspiration from our heaven quotes or Easter bible quotes.

Angel Quotes By Famous People

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1. “If I got rid of my demons, I'd lose my angels.” - Tennessee Williams.

2. “Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.” - Alexander Pope.

3. “Every angel is terrifying.” - Rainer Maria Rilke.

4. “I was walking among the fires of Hell, delighted with the enjoyments of Genius; which to Angels look like torment and insanity.” - William Blake.

5. “[Saint Anthony] said, in his solitude, he sometimes encountered devils who looked like angels, and other times he found angels who looked like devils. When asked how he could tell the difference, the saint said that you can only tell which is which by the way you feel after the creature has left your company.” - Elizabeth Gilbert.

6. “Nobody's perfect. We're all just one step up from the beasts and one step down from the angels.” - Jeannette Walls.

7. “The treachery of demons is nothing compared to the betrayal of an angel.” - Brenna Yovanoff.

8. “Poets are damned… but see with the eyes of angels.” - Allen Ginsberg.

9. “Love is a dangerous angel.” - Francesca Lia Block.

10. “For truly we are all angels temporarily hiding as humans.” - Brian Weiss.

11. “'God will reward you,' he said. 'You must be an angel since you care for flowers.'” - Victor Hugo.

12. “'Why does she have wings?' 'So she can fly.'” - Sarah Dessen.

13. “Even when muddy your wings sparkle bright wonders that heal broken worlds.” - Aberjhani.

14. “He who has rejected his demons badgers us to death with his angels.” - Henri Michaux.

15. “We all are men, in our own natures frail, and capable of our flesh; few are angels.” - William Shakespeare.

16. “Angels are bright still, though the brightest fell.” - William Shakespeare.

17. “When you wake up with a song stuck in your head, it means an angel sang you to sleep.” - Denise Baer.

18. “It is indeed a mistake to confuse children with angels.” - Douglas Coupland.

19. “When angels visit us, we do not hear the rustle of wings, nor feel the feathery touch of the breast of a dove; but we know their presence by the love they create in our hearts.” - Mary Baker Eddy.

20. “Sometimes an angel is found in the dark.” - K. Webster.

21."So, yes, I believe in angels, absolutely, I do." - Della Reese.

22. “It is impossible to see the angel unless you first have a notion of it.” - James Hillman.

23." Misfortune is never mournful to the soul that accepts it... every cloud is an angel's face." - Lydia M. Child.

24. “When we are touched by something it's as if we're being brushed by an angel's wings.” - Rita Dove.

25. “We are angels just like the rest of our brothers and sisters.” - Jay Woodman.

26. “The angels always and again appear as the executors of recompense.” - Mother Alexandra.

27. “The angels rejoice over one sinner who repents than ten thousand who are righteous.” - Lailah Gifty Akita.

28. “We all long for a guardian angel in our lives. The luckiest among us call that angel mother.” - Richelle E. Goodrich.

29. “Angels fly within the hearts of those that they save.” - Anthony T. Hincks.

30. “It is never a good idea to cause pain to angels.” - Tade Thompson.

31. “Fiction is like wrestling with angels-you do not expect to win, but you do expect to come away from the experience changed.” - Jane Yolen.

32. “Angels have no interest in being worshipped themselves. They are totally absorbed with God...” - Philip Graham Ryken.

33. “Inviting angels into your life builds a stronger connection between you and God.” - Maria G. Maas.

34. "When you are in alignment, everything happens with the speed of Angel's wings." - Terrie Marie.

35. “Angels can fly because they carry no burdens.” - Eileen Elias Freeman.

Divine Quotes About Angels


These angel quotes are great to read to fill you up with hope and love by their connection to divinity, in whatever form of it you believe.

36. “Be kind to strangers, because it's the loving thing to do. Also, you never know – they could be angels.” - Scott Curran.

37. “All God's angels come to us disguised.” - James Russell Lowell.

38. “All of us have times in our lives when things may not be going so well, yet, we get through those times, and maybe, just maybe, you had 1000 angels helping you by just that 1%!” - Catherine Pulsifer.

39. “He who does not see the angels and devils in the beauty and malice of life will be far removed from knowledge, and his spirit will be empty of affection.” - Kahlil Gibran.

40. “Music is well said to be the speech of angels.” - Thomas Carlyle.

41. “Respect is more than politeness. Respect reminds us of the tender, loving reverence of a child, of a disciple, or of an angel.” - Lawrence G. Lovasik.

42. “Angels are spirits, flames of fire; they are higher than man, they have wider connections.” - Matthew Simpson.

43. “Angels are forever because they are of a nature where they do not sin.” - Barry Bowen.

44. “In scripture whenever angels appeared there was always one main thing that is mentioned: 'to fear not'.” - Shane Callahan.

45. “I had so many freckles that my mother used to say that they were kisses from the angels.” - Lara Flynn Boyle.

46. “Believers, look up – take courage. The angels are nearer than you think.” - Billy Graham.

47. “Sometimes I need someone to turn the page for me – kind of like the angel did for Gideon.” - Tina Samples.

48. “I began to develop my angel connection very, very, slowly. I wish I could tell you I welcomed it. In reality, I fought it tooth and nail.” - Kathy Mursch.

49. “Could we forbear dispute, and practise love, We should agree as angels do above.” - Edmund Waller.

50. “The treachery of demons is nothing compared to the betrayal of an angel.” - Brenna Yovanoff.

Angel Quotes For Those Around Us

Maybe you think you've met an angel, or just see the angelic in the people around you. Either way you'll love these quotes and thoughts about our guardians and angels with a nearby presence.

51. “An Angel can illuminate 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.” - St. Thomas Aquinas.

52. “Pay attention to your dreams - God's angels often speak directly to our hearts when we are asleep.” - Eileen Elias Freeman.

53. “In the evening, I would tell my patients, sleep with the angels. In the morning, I would say to each as the French farmers still do, 'Good morning to your and your companion' - meaning, of course, their angel.” - Eileen Elias Freeman.

54. “Angels are direct creations of God, each one a unique Master's piece.” - Eileen Elias Freeman.

55. “Ask for help from your Angels, and TRUST that your team of guides and Angels will help you as you take each and every step on your path.” - Melanie Beckler.

56. “Angels mend our patchwork hearts with threads of love.” - Terri Guillemets.

57. “Angels will not disintegrate with logic, but they are more likely to fly for those who believe. ” - Terri Guillemets.

58. “The magnitude of life is overwhelming. Angels are here to help us take it peace by peace.” - Terri Guillemets.

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

60. “For when God said, 'Let there be light, and there was light,' if we are justified in understanding in this light the creation of the angels, then certainly they were created partakers of the eternal light which is the unchangeable Wisdom of God, by which all things were made, and whom we call the only-begotten Son of God.” - Saint Augustine.

61. “Friends are angels that lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.” - Lorraine K Mitchell.

62. “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 Richter.

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

64. “Make yourself familiar with the angels and behold them frequently in spirit; for without being seen, they are present with you.” - St. Francis de Sales.

65. “The angels rejoice over one sinner who repents than ten thousand who are righteous.” - Lailah Gifty Akita.

If you can't get enough of all things angelic then you'll love our fun facts about angels for kids, and don't forget to bring some bright shades and glitter to enjoy our angel coloring pages with your family.

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Written by Moumita Dutta

Bachelor of Arts specializing in Journalism and Mass Communication, Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Management

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Moumita DuttaBachelor of Arts specializing in Journalism and Mass Communication, Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Management

A content writer and editor with a passion for sports, Moumita has honed her skills in producing compelling match reports and stories about sporting heroes. She holds a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from the Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management, Calcutta University, alongside a postgraduate diploma in Sports Management.

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