At that time I believed in the Führer principle because to me it meant that the best one should be the leader. If the leader is good and responsible, then the government is good.
To Leon Goldensohn, March 31, 1946, from "The Nuremberg Interviews" by Leon Goldensohn, Robert Gellately - History - 2004
But ignorance of the law is no excuse. A person is guilty even if he breaks the law unknowingly. I shall be perhaps the first of the defendants to get up on that stand and admit that I am at least partly guilty.Walther Funk
I can spot a musical type. I can tell by looking at a woman whether she is a contralto or a soprano.Walther Funk
I do feel ashamed of having participated to the slightest even as a tool in those dark days. But I was obliged to serve the state to which I had taken an oath. It was a tragic fate.Walther Funk
Those Russians. They did worse things when they entered Pomerania than we ever did in Russia.Walther Funk
A Reichsbank president who was totally ignorant of what went in and out of the vaults of his bank.Walther Funk