An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown




It is not because angels are holier than men or devils that makes them angels, but because they do not expect holiness from one another, but from God only.


William Blake (1757-1827, British poet, painter)


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 (1788-1824, British poet)


Angels fly because they take themselves lightly.


Gilbert K. Chesterton (1874-1936, British author)


We are never like angels till our passion dies.


Sir John Denham (1615-1668, British poet, dramatist)


The angels are so enamoured 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 there be any who understand it or not.


Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882, American poet, essayist)


Christians should never fail to sense the operation of an angelic glory. It forever eclipses the world of demonic powers, as the sun does a candle's light.


Billy Graham (1918-, American evangelist)


We cannot pass our guardian angel's bounds, resigned or sullen, he will hear our sighs.


John Keble (1792-1866, British Anglican clergyman, poet)


Peace is the first thing the angels sang.


Leo The Great (c.390-461, Italian pope from 440-461)


If an angel were ever to tell us anything of his philosophy I believe many propositions would sound like 2 times 2 equals 13.


Georg C. Lichtenberg (1742-1799, German physicist, satirist)


An angel is a spiritual creature created by God without a body for the service of Christendom and the church.


Martin Luther (1483-1546, German leader of the protestant reformation)


Millions of spiritual creatures walk the earth unseen, both when we sleep and when we awaken.


John Milton (1608-1674, British poet)


Make sure to send a lazy man the angel of death.


Jewish Proverb (Sayings of Jewish origin)


A man does not have to be an angel in order to be a saint.


Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965, German born medical missionary, theologian, musician, and philosopher)


In Heaven an angel is nobody in particular.


George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950, Irish-born British dramatist)


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 (1567-1622, Roman Catholic bishop, writer)


There are nine orders of angels, to wit, angels, archangels, virtues, powers, principalities, dominations, thrones, cherubim, and seraphim.


St. Gregory The Great (c. 540-604, Italian pope)


Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by so doing some have unwittingly entertained angels.


The Holy Bible (Sacred scriptures of Christians and Judaism)

Source: Hebrews 13:2


Its easy to be an angel when you are in heaven.


Author Unknown


It is not known precisely where angels dwell -- whether in the air, the void, or the planets. It has not been God's pleasure that we should be informed of their abode.


Francois-Marie Arouet de Voltaire (1694-1778, French historian, writer)


Tennessee Williams said if he got rid of his demons, he would lose his angels.


Dakin Williams


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