He who has not God in himself cannot feel His absence.
When I think of the Crucifixion, I commit the sin of envy.
To die for God is not a proof of faith in God. To die for an unknown and repulsive convict who is a victim of injustice, that is a proof of faith in God.
An atheist may be simply one whose faith and love are concentrated on the impersonal aspects of God.
The mysteries of faith are degraded if they are made into an object of affirmation and negation, when in reality they should be an object of contemplation.