Both had trouble generating conviction of their own but no trouble at all reacting to what they viewed as the false conviction of others.
Does not a misplaced optimism exist, common to all mankind, leading on to false conviction that social engagements, if dated sufficiently far ahead, will never really materialize?
Now the true soldiers of Christ must always be prepared to do battle for the truth, and must never, so far as lies with them, allow false convictions to creep in.
Facts might be false if they challenge the conviction of a mind already made up.
Conviction is worthless unless it is converted into conduct.
To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man.