Quotes about Angels

The angel of death has been abroad throughout the land; you may almost hear the beating of his wings. John Bright

For fools rush in where angels fear to tread. Alexander Pope

Angels may be very excellent sort of folk in their own way, but we, poor mortals in our present state, would probably find them precious slow company. Jerome K Jerome

Entertaining angels unawares: It is always we who are to entertain the angels, and never they us. I cannot, however, think that an angel would be a very entertaining person, either as guest or host. Samuel Butler

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

Man was created a little lower than the angels, and has been getting lower ever since. Josh Billings

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

If men were angels, no government would be necessary. James Madison

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

People who act like angels ought to have angels to deal with. Samuel Richardson

They’re called ‘angels’ because they’re in heaven until the reviews come out. Barbara Streisand