„This is my best work, but only because The Flaming Angel is my greatest.“
„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 English Romantic poet and artist 1757 - 1827
A Vision of the Last Judgment
— Tom Waits American singer-songwriter and actor 1949
"Please Call Me, Baby", The Heart of Saturday Night (1974).
— Tom Petty American musician 1950
Angel Dream (No. 4)
— Benjamin Disraeli British Conservative politician, writer, aristocrat and Prime Minister 1804 - 1881
Context: What is the question now placed before society with the glib assurance the most astounding? That question is this— Is man an ape or an angel? My lord, I am on the side of the angels. Variant: The question is this— Is man an ape or an angel? My Lord, I am on the side of the angels. I repudiate with indignation and abhorrence these new fanged theories. Variant: Is man an ape or an angel? Now, I am on the side of the angels! Speech at Oxford Diocesan Conference (25 November 1864), quoted in William Flavelle Monypenny and George Earle Buckle, The Life of Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield. Volume II. 1860–1881 (London: John Murray, 1929), p. 108.
— Barack Obama 44th President of the United States of America 1961
Interview by David Remnick at the American Magazine Conference (23 October 2006) http://www.mediabistro.com/fishbowlny/magazines/barack_obama_i_inhaled_that_was_the_point_46068.asp
— Eddie Lane
Song Bless You For Being An Angel