Angel Quotes To Live By

Dorothy Maclean quote: When a smile touches our hearts, when the forest stills us to peace, when music moves us to rapture.. - Spiritual Quotes To Live By

These Angel quotes give different peoples views, ideas and experiences of Angels. Nowadays, more and more people are accepting that angels are real. According to a Gallup poll taken in 2004, 78% of Americans believe in Angels and I’m sure that it is even higher now.

When people talk of Angels they don’t always just mean the traditional winged messenger, some people are describing Celestial beings of light and love, and then there are those ‘ordinary’ people who perform miracles, or who appear at just the right moment to help someone and then disappear.

Angel quotes are listed alphabetically on surname/sources 

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Mortimer J. Adler

Mortimer J. Adler  1902 – 2001
Angels are not merely forms of extraterrestrial intelligence. They are forms of extra-cosmic intelligence.

Joan Wester Anderson

Joan Wester Anderson
When you are lonely or frightened, talk to your Guardian Angel. You can do it out loud or inside your head, your Angel can hear you. Ask your Angel to be near you, to put his or her hand on your shoulder, to give you courage and protect you.

St Thomas Aquinas

St Thomas Aquinas  1225 – 1274
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.

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.

Joan of Arc

Joan of Arc  1412 – 1431
I saw them with my bodily eyes as clearly as I see you. And when they departed, I used to weep and wish they would take me with them.

St Augustine

St Augustine  354 – 430
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.

Make friends with Angels.

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Henry Ward Beecher

 Henry Ward Beecher  1813 – 1887
We go to the grave of a friend saying, “A man is dead,” but Angels throng about him saying, “A man is born.”


Be not forgetful to entertain strangers, for thereby some have entertained Angels unawares.

Where were you while the morning stars sang together, and all the Angels shouted for joy?

William Blake

William Blake  1757 – 1827

The Angel that presided o’er my birth
Said, ‘Little creature, form’d of joy and mirth
Go, love without help of anything on Earth’

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Book of Mormon
And they are the Angels of God, and can show themselves unto whatsoever man it seemeth them good. Therefore, great and marvelous works shall be wrought by them before the great and coming day.

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Harold Boulton  1859 – 1935

Sleep my child, and peace attend thee
All through the night
Guardian Angels God will send thee
All through the night

Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury  1920
Jump…  And you will find out how to unfold your wings as you fall.

Pam Brown

Pam Brown  1948
If there is a Heaven, it’s certain our animals are to be there. Their lives become so interwoven with our own, it would take more than an Archangel to detangle them.

Lorna Byrne

Lorna Byrne  1953
Angels are my best friends, my companions and my teachers.

I see Angels all the time. I cannot remember  any time when I have not seen them.

The Angels have told me that kindness is love.

The Angels tell me that loving ourselves is very important for our happiness.

Your Guardian Angel loves you unconditionally.  It never judges you, and sees you as perfect in every way.

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Amira Carluccio

On The Wings Of Angels
Going through difficult times,
Your angels are whispering
Rays of light.
Through stormy days,
They show us the “silver line.”

Always there to assist,
Always there to guide,
Opening doors of love and light,
Working behind the veils…
All we need to do is ask!

It’s our free will, our choices,
To let our fears and worries go,
And trust in the infinite Forces,
To lift us over our problems:
On the wings of Angels…

Let your spirit soar!
On the wings of Angels…

Amira has allowed me to share her poem.
Amira’s wonderful blog of inspiring stories, poems, articles & quotes

Thomas Carlyle

Thomas Carlyle  1795 – 1881
Music is well said to be the speech of Angels, in fact, nothing among the utterances allowed to man is felt to be so Divine. It brings us near to the Infinite.

Anton Chekhov

Anton Chekhov  1860 – 1904
We shall find peace. We shall hear the Angels, we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.

Gilbert Chesterton

Gilbert Chesterton  1874 – 1936
Angels can fly because they take themselves lightly.

Lydia Maria Child

Lydia Maria Child  1802 – 1880
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.

Misfortune is never mournful to the Soul that accepts it; for such do always see that every cloud is an Angel’s face.

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F. Forrester Church
Remember, Angels are both God’s messengers and God’s message, witness to eternity in time, to the presence of the Divine amidst the ordinary.  Every moment of every day is riddled by their traces.

Janice T. Connell

Janice T. Connell
The wisdom of the ages teaches that each individual, whether believer or not, good or bad, old or young, sick or well, rich or poor, has a personal Guardian Angel with him or her at every moment of life’s journey.

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John T. Connell
Most people, in the deepest part of their memory, hold the Angels in great esteem.

Fanny Crosby

Fanny Crosby  1820 – 1915
Angels descending, bring from above echoes of mercy, whispers of love.

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Lucinda Drayton

Lucinda Drayton (Bliss)

Do you hear me calling you?
The voice of a mother and a father and a child.
Would you recognise the truth?
Do you feel the love that’s falling from my eyes?
Only a second, that’s all it takes to realize
There’s a hundred thousand Angels by your side.

These are some of the lyrics from one of my all-time favourite songs ‘A Hundred Thousand Angels’ by Bliss. It is such a beautiful uplifting song, I listen to it often. When I first created this page of angel quotes in 2010 I was unable to find a suitable YouTube video of it, so I had a go at making my own…

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Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson  1803 – 1882
Every man contemplates an Angel in his future self.

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Blossom Goodchild

Federation Of Light-Blossom Goodchild
Onwards… with your hearts wrapped in the arms of Angels.

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Eileen Elias Freeman
Children often have imaginary playmates. I suspect that half of them are really their Guardian Angels.

Everyone who has had an angelic encounter has seen something different from everyone else who has seen or experienced an Angel.

Pay attention to your dreams.  God’s angels often speak directly to our hearts when we are asleep.

The minute you speak to your Angel for the first time, you will never be alone again, because our Angels are always with us. No matter where you are as you read this, you are surrounded by Angels. Your room, your office, your garden – are filled with angelic presences.

We feel isolated and lonely and it’s not necessary. Each of us has a Guardian Angel who works with us as much as we will allow.

When babies look beyond you and giggle, maybe they’re seeing Angels.

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Malcom Godwin
The entire hierarchy of Angels can best be described as an endlessly vast sphere of beings, who surround an unknowable centre-point, which is called God.

Billy Graham

Billy Graham  1918 
Few people realize the profound part angelic forces play in human events.

I am convinced that these Heavenly beings exist and that they provide unseen aid on our behalf.

Kyle Gray

Kyle Gray  1988
Every space that seems empty, there stands an Angel smiling in your direction, with love in their heart.

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Terri Guillemets
Angels have no philosophy but love.

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Irish Blessing
May leprechauns strew happiness wherever you walk each day, and Irish Angels smile on you all along the way.

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Carl Jung

Carl Jung  1875 – 1961
The Angel personifies something new arising from the deep unconscious.

The Angels are a strange genus, they are precisely what they are and cannot be anything else. They are themselves Soul-less beings who represent nothing but the thoughts and intuitions of their Lord.

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Gary Kinnaman

Gary Kinnaman
Heaven comes to people – and their loved ones – when they are dying. It is not uncommon for Angels to appear when people are on the edge of death, and people who have had near-death experiences often describe feelings of indescribable peace – Angels.

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For every Soul, there is a Guardian watching it.

Those who say, ‘Our Lord is God,’ and wholeheartedly pursue the right way… upon them do Angels descend, saying, ‘Fear not and grieve not, but receive the good news… We are your supporters in the present life and in the life to come.’

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Carrie Latet
Ever felt an Angel’s breath in the gentle breeze?  A teardrop in the falling rain? Hear a whisper against the rustle of leaves? Or been kissed by a lone snowflake? – Nature is an Angel’s favourite hiding place.

Denise Linn

Denise Linn
Angels assist us in connecting with a powerful yet gentle force, which encourages us to live life to it’s fullest.

From Archangels to your Guardian Angels, all of these compassionate beings are bridging your physical reality with their pure spiritual energy. The more that you trust and believe in them, the more they will pour their blessings upon you.

Whatever you put your attention on in this life, will increase in your life. As you put your attention on Angels, they will begin increasingly to make their presence known to you.

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Dorothy Maclean

Dorothy Maclean  1920
When a smile touches our hearts.  When the forest stills us to peace.  When music moves us to rapture.  When we really love, laugh or dance with joy.  We are at one with the Angels.


Michelangelo  1475 – 1564
I saw the Angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.

John Milton

John Milton  1608 – 1674
Millions of Spiritual creatures walk the Earth. Unseen, both when we wake and when we sleep.

Prophet Muhammad

Prophet Muhammad  570 – 632
Every raindrop that falls is accompanied by an Angel, for even a raindrop is a manifestation of being.

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Robert Muller  1923 – 2010
Walk through life lightly, like an Angel. Do not be too heavy, too Earth bound. Have the Soul and the wings of an Angel.

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Flower A. Newhouse

Flower A. Newhouse  1909 – 1994
Were you to realize the forms minute and glorious, which invisibly play their parts in service around you, there could be no monotony – only a Divine rapture of gratitude for such ministry.

When humans face testings and tragedy, they should remember the Angels who are always standing ready to lend their Celestial assistance, comfort and council.

You should never feel lonely, neglected, fearful, or defeated when you remember that there are the shining ones. They are watching with keen interest and a great desire to help to raise you, to stimulate you into contact with your own superior inner resources.

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Origen  185 – 254
When anyone prays, the Angels that minister to God and watch over mankind gather round about him and join with him in prayer.

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Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe  1809 – 1849

In the Heavens above
The Angels, whispering to one another
Can find, amid their burning terms of love
None so devotional as that of ‘Mother’

Stephanie Powers

Stephanie Powers  1942
We are never so lost our Angels cannot find us.

Catherine Pulsifer

Catherine Pulsifer
My grandmother is my Angel on Earth.

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John Ronner
Perhaps children’s innocence, wherever it comes from, contributes to the fact that they seem to see Angels more often.

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Lexie Saige  
Sometimes our Grandmas and Grandpas are like Grand-Angels.

Francis de Sales

Francis de Sales  1567 – 1622
Make friends with the Angels, who though invisible are always with you. Often invoke them, constantly praise them, and make good use of their help and assistance in all your temporal and spiritual affairs.

Albert Schweitzer

Albert Schweitzer  1875 – 1965
A man does not have to be an Angel, in order to be a Saint.

Patrick Swayze

Patrick Swayze  1952 – 2009
I thought it was all over. My lungs were filling with water and I began to black out. Then I saw an ancient warrior rise up out of the water. He said we’d make it, and we did. I believe we all have an Angel watching us. (After a 25ft wave hurled him off his surfboard during filming of Point Break in 1991.)

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Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore  1861 – 1941
I believe we are free, within limits, and yet there is an unseen hand, a guiding Angel, that somehow, like a submerged propeller, drives us on.

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He who has fed a stranger, may have fed an Angel.

Anna Taylor

Anna Taylor
Do not be afraid to be vulnerable. We Angels love you unconditionally and rejoice in the moments when you allow the world to see who you are – tears and all. For there is nothing that could match the perfection of a truthful heart as it opens up to more love.

We all have times when life feels hard; when we’re frustrated and tired and just want to hide away. If that’s you right now, don’t worry – every caterpillar has to rest to become a butterfly and you’ll soon find your wings again. In the mean time, let your Angels wrap you in theirs. You are so loved.

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Terry Lynn Taylor
When I ask the Angels for answers to the human mystery, I find they guide me to a sense of peace and comfort in my Soul. The Angels do this not by bringing me answers and intricate theories, but by bringing me creative ways of responding to life with light in my heart.

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Doreen Virtue

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

Fairies are Angels who reside very close to the Earth so that they can perform their Divine mission of protecting nature and animals.

To connect with the fairies… go outdoors.

When you see sparkling lights with no physical origin and no medical eye issues, it means that you are seeing Angel Lights, which are the energies of your Guardian Angels and Archangels moving around you.

Doreen Virtue

Doreen Virtue
You don’t need a formal prayer or invocation to call the Angels to your side. Simply think, ‘Angels, please surround me,’ and they are there.

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Serene West

Laughter is a melody
A concert from the heart
A tickling by the angels
Creative living art
Laughter heals and comforts
It’s something gentle, sometimes bold
Laughter is a freeing dance
Performed within the Soul

Paul & Emma (2002)
Robbie Williams

Robbie Williams  1974
(Angels –  song lyrics also by: Guy Chambers & Luis Gomez Escolar)

And through it all she offers me protection
A lot of love and affection
Whether I’m right or wrong
And down the waterfall
Where ever it may take me
I know that life won’t break me
When I come to call, she won’t forsake me
I’m loving Angels instead

Robin Williams

Robin Williams  1951 – 2014
May flights of Angels sing thee to thy rest sweet prince.
(On the death of Christopher Reeve)

Marianne Williamson

Marianne Williamson  1952
We have been so long in a downward spin, the Angels are calling us up. We are meant to fly and with our spirits we can. We are meant to ascend, to transmute the negative mass of the worlds corrupted thought forms. No one asked us to stay so long away from Heaven, away from joy.

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