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.
Several soldiers have sacrificed their lives to save the life of Private James Ryan. Captain John Miller whispers to Ryan with his dying breath, "Earn this." Many years later, as James Ryan kneels before the grave of John Miller, Ryan quietly says, "I've tried to live my life the best I could. I hope that was enough. I hope that at least in your eyes, I've earned what all of you have done for me."
Several soldiers have sacrificed their lives to save the life of Private James Ryan. Captain John Miller gives his soldiers and order to keep moving forward, but Private Richard Reiben gets angry and begins to defy him. Seeing this, Captain John Miller begins tells them about how the war changed him.