Quotations About / On: ANGEL

  • 11.
    "Angel in tights and garters"...
    (Charles Dickens (1812-1870), British novelist. Sam Weller, The Pickwick Papers, ch. 45, p. 642 (1837). This is Sam Weller's famous description of Mr. Pickwick.)
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  • 12.
    Every time you hear a bell ring, it means that some angel's just got his wings.
    (Frances Goodrich (1891-1984), U.S. screenwriter, and Frank Capra. Clarence (Henry Travers), It's a Wonderful Life, to George, as they're sitting in the bar (1947). additional scenes by Jo Swerling. Based on a story by Philip Van Doren Stern.)
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  • 13.
    'Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel.
    (William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863), British author. The History of Henry Esmond, bk. 1, ch. 7 (1852).)
  • 14.
    'Tis strange what a man may do, and a woman yet think him an angel.
    (William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863), British author. The History of Henry Esmond, bk. 1, ch. 7 (1852).)
  • 15.
    We sell the thrones of angels for a short and turbulent pleasure.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Circles," Essays, First Series (1841, repr. 1847).)
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  • 16.
    Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
    (Alexander Pope (1688-1744), British satirical poet. An Essay on Criticism, l. 625 (1711).)
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  • 17.
    For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
    (Alexander Pope (1688-1744), British poet. Essay on Criticism (Fr. III). . . Poetical Works [Alexander Pope]. Herbert Davis, ed. (1978; repr. 1990) Oxford University Press.)
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  • 18.
    To the innocent there are neither cherubim nor angels.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers (1849), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 1, p. 394, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 19.
    Instead of wishing and waiting for an angel from heaven, why not create one in yourself here on earth.
    (Fact)
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  • 20.
    My shooting star There I found you crouched in a ball of Light, I thought to myself; this is God's Angel.
    (Dedication to my companion. A love so rich is what makes us all see what's true beauty in our eyes, and that is the man who took my words and made it all come alive.)
    More quotations from: Tammi Celina Lyons
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