Quotes About Refugees



"While every refugee's story is different and their anguish personal, they all share a common thread of uncommon courage: the courage not only to survive, but to persevere and rebuild their shattered lives."

Antonio Guterres



"In countries where people have to flee their homes because of persecution and violence, political solutions must be found, peace and tolerance restored, so that refugees can return home. In my experience, going home is the deepest wish of most refugees."

Angelina Jolie



"I urge you to celebrate the extraordinary courage and contributions of refugees past and present."

Kofi Annan



"A lasting solution, the possibility to begin a new life, is the only dignified solution for the refugee himself."

Poul Hartling



"Environmental degradation, overpopulation, refugees, narcotics, terrorism, world crime movements, and organized crime are worldwide problems that don't stop at a nation's borders."

Warren Christopher