Inspiring  Sayings, Quotes and Wisdom About Angel

And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying, Glory to god in the highest and on earth peace, good will toward men. (Luke 2, 13 and 14)


Angels don't make too much noise when they flap their wings.

We are like children, who stand in need of masters to enlighten us
and direct us; and God has provided for this,
by appointing his angels to be our teachers and guides.
~ Saint Thomas Aquinas

I want a classic purity, where dung is dung and angels are angels. ~ Henry Miller

"Make yourself familiar with the angels, and behold them
frequently in spirit; for without being seen, they are present with you.
~ Saint Francis de Sales 

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.
~Lord Byron

If you're frightened of dying and you're holding on, you'll see demons tearing your life away. If you've made your peace, then the demons are really angels, freeing you from the earth.
~ Meister Eckhart


There is joy in the presence of the angels.
~Luke 15:10

But if these beings guard you, they do so because they have been summoned by your prayers.
~ Saint Ambrose

Then an angel came from the Temple and called out in a loud voice to the one sitting on the cloud, "Use the sickle, for the time has come for you to harvest; the crop is ripe on the earth. ~Rev. 14:15

It was by faith that Moses commanded the people of Israel to keep the Passover and to sprinkle blood on the doorposts so that the angel of death would not kill their firstborn sons. ~Hebrews 11:28

The angels are so enamored of the language that is spoken in heaven that they will not distort their lips with the hissing and unmusical dialects of men, but speak their own, whether their be any who understand it or not. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

For last night an angel of the God to Whom I belong and Whom I serve stood by me. ~ Acts 27:23

Give of yourself as the Angels do,
and wonderful things will come to you. ~ Ramadan

I will give thanks to You, O lord, with all my heart, in the presence of the angels I will sing Your praise. ~ Psalm 138:1

If a man is not rising upwards to be an angel, depend upon it, he is sinking downwards to be a devil. ~Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Music is well said to be the speech of angels. ~Thomas Carlyle

An angel lost his wing,
Crooked he did fly.
~Emma Racine deFleur


A person is disposed to an act of choice by an angel ... in two ways. Sometimes, a man's understanding is enlightened by an angel to know what is good, but it is not instructed as to the reason why ... But sometimes he is instructed by angelic illumination, both that this act is good and as to the reason why it is good. ~ St. Thomas Aquinas

But I am not surprised! Even Satan can disguise himself as an angel of light. ~2 Cor. 11:14 

We are each of us angels with only one wing, to fly we need only embrace each other. ~ Simone Martini

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

The Night of Glory, more opulent than a thousand moons!
Then angels and revelations waft down by the grace of the Lord
~ The Koran 

All God's angels come to us disguised.
~James Russell Lowell

Angels occupy the loveliest corners of our thoughts. ~ Jean Fouquet

The word 'angel' comes from the Greek angelos, which stems from the Hebrew word mal'akh, which translates to 'messenger'.

Famous Angels in Christianity, Judaism, Zoroastrian and Islam

Uriel is one of four Archangels, the others are Gabriel, Raphael and Michael.

Azrael the Islamic Archangel of Death who is “forever writing in a large book and forever erasing what he writes: what he writes is the birth of man, what he erases is the name of the man at death.” In Islam, Azrael  is one of the four Archangels of Islam. The others are Djibril, Mikhail, and Israfil.)

Sariel Judeo Christian angel of death. "And I saw an angel coming down out of heaven, having the key to the Abyss and holding in his hand a great chain. He seized the dragon, that ancient serpent, who is the devil, or Satan, and bound him for a thousand years. He threw him into the Abyss, and locked and sealed it over him, to keep him from deceiving the nations anymore until the thousand years were ended." (Rev. 20:1-3).

Mithraism Zoroastrianism angel who acted as a go-between between heaven and earth.

Michael is one of four Archangels, the others are Gabriel, Raphael and Uriel. - "And there was war in heaven. Michael and his angels fought against the dragon, and the dragon and his angels fought back. But he was not strong enough, and they lost their place in heaven. The great dragon was hurled down -- that ancient serpent called the devil, or Satan, who leads the whole world astray. He was hurled to the earth, and his angels with him." (Rev 12:7-9)

Mot Babylonian angel of chaos and the master of all desolate places.

Gabriel is one of four Archangels, the others are Uriel, Raphael and Michael. "I am Gabriel. I stand in the presence of God, and I have been sent to speak to you and to tell you this good news. "(Luke 1:19)

Sammael  Judeo-Christian angel of death.  "And the Angel of Death went out and attacked the Assyrian camp;
One hundred eighty-five thousand. And when they arose in the morning, they were all dead bodies."  (Isaiah 37:36)

Raphael is one of four Archangels, the others are Gabriel, Uriel and Michael.

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Origins of Angels

 Angels date back into ancient Mesopotamia. They are found on relief carvings and resemble moth like creatures. The angle as we know it did not surface until the Carolingian period. According to Anna Jameson, author of Sacred and Legendary Art, "In ancient pictures and illuminations which exhibit the glorification of the Trinity, Christ, or the Virgin, the hierarchies of angels are represented in circles around them, orb within orb. This is called a glory of angels. In Pictures it is seldom complete: instead of nine circles, the painters content themselves with one or two circles only. The innermost circles, the Seraphim and the Cherubim, are in general represented as heads merely, with two or four or six wings, and of a bright red or blue color; sometimes with variegated wings, green, yellow, violet, etc. this emblem intended to shadow forth to human comprehension a pure spirit glowing with love and intelligence, in which all that is bodily is put away, and only the head, the seat of soul, and wings, the attribute of spirit and swiftness, retained is of Greek origin. "


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