Oskar Schindler quotes

28 April 1908, Zwittau, Moravia, Austria-Hungary.

9 October 1974.


Oskar Schindler was a German industrialist who is credited with saving the lives of 1,200 Jews during the Holocaust.

I was now resolved to do everything in my power to defeat the system.
– Oskar Schindler

I thank my personal staff for their restless sacrifice for my work.
– Oskar Schindler

If you saw a dog going to be crushed under a car, wouldn’t you help him?
– Oskar Schindler

Beyond this day, no thinking person could fail to see what would happen.
– Oskar Schindler

We must differentiate between guilt and duty. The soldier on the front, like the common man, who does his duty everywhere, should not be held responsible for the actions of a few who also called themselves Germans.
– Oskar Schindler

The Schindler Jews were off-limits in Brunnlitz.
– Oskar Schindler