Angel Quotes: Words of Wisdom About Angels

Quotes on What People Can Learn from Angels

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People love to give others advice. Sometimes their words of wisdom fall on deaf ears -- especially if their advice is unsolicited. But when advice focuses on learning wisdom from angels, people are likely to pay attention. Here are some inspiring quotes about what we may learn from angels:

"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

"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." - St. Francis De Sales

"A man does not have to be an angel in order to be a saint." - Albert Schweitzer

"You don't have to be an angel, just be someone who can give." - Patti LaBelle

"If instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give." - George MacDonald

"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." - George Elliot

"Sometimes we are like an angel with one wing, and we necessarily need the other wing of a similar angel to keep flying." - M. K. Soni

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

"Let us not be justices of the peace, but angels of peace." - Saint Theresa of Lisieux

"If you can't hear the angels, try quieting the static of worry." - Terri Guillemets

"Anyone who seeks to destroy the passions instead of controlling them is trying to play the angel." - Voltaire

"Fools rush in where angels fear to tread." - Alexander Pope

"Were we as eloquent as angels we still would please people much more by listening rather than talking." - Charles Caleb Colton

"If there is anything that keeps the mind open to angel visits, and repels the ministry of ill, it is human love." - Nathaniel Parker Willis