Oskar Schindler is recognized by the Jewish community for saving their lives. As Schindler prepares to flee from the Allies, the Schindlerjuden give Schindler a gold ring made from gold fillings, engraved with the quote, "He who saves one life saves the world entire" from the Talmud, the book of Jewish law.
Helen voices her distraught at the inhumane and nonsensical killings by the Nazis. She says the more you see, the fewer rules you can live by. It is a hard concept for her to follow because she has always believed that rules would keep her safe.