"Perhaps, it is the destiny of all policemen to have heaped on them the hate of man, and my husband was a policeman"
- Margaret Himmler, interview published in the Rome newspaper Il Giornale del Mattino, Jul 4, 1945.
"Himmler was such a coward he refused or was afraid to act because of Kaltenbrunner and Hitler."
- Walter Schellenberg, to Leon Goldensohn (12 March 1946)
"He was not a man who was hard-hearted in the sight of blood. He was hard-hearted by reason of a fanatic ideology. But he was undoubtedly soft and cowardly."
- Erich von dem Bach-Zelewski, to Leon Goldensohn (14 February 1946)