mankind has been touched by angels.
He has admired and feared, welcomed and shunned, honored and rebuked, conversed
with and ignored them. Angels have been described as stunning, awesome, wondrous
to behold and also so ordinary as to pass unnoticed amidst a crowd. Man has
noted warring angels and peaceful angels, archangels and "fallen" angels;
they have been declared both improbable and patently undeniable.
Regardless of what any of us may think of angels, the topic has made its
way into our poetry and prose in more ways than perhaps only an angel could
count. Presented here is my collection of angel quotations, excerpts from
lyrics and literature through the ages. I began this collection in the early
80's, and it continues to be added to, a bit at a time. It is not intended
to be a complete or erudite sampling -- it is intended merely to be
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