Refugees Quotes

The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all of the people.

Noam Chomsky

Humanity is recognizing that assisting refugees is not a choice. It is a responsibility.

Ger Duany

Refugees are not terrorists. They are often the first victims of terrorism.

Antonio Guterres

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

Kofi Annan

I wish to call upon you to join hands in the building of a world in which less people will be forced to flee, and in which refugees are protected until they can safely return home one day.

Sadako Ogata

What is at stake is nothing less than the survival and well-being of a generation of innocents.

Antonio Guterres

There are no refugees, no displaced persons here…They are our guests and we treat them as such.

Mike Turner

The Savior knows how it feels to be a refugee – he was one.

Patrick Kears

When food becomes scarce, refugees often turn to desperate measures to feed themselves and their families. We are particularly worried about the health of the refugee population, domestic violence and refugees resorting to illegal employment or even to prostitution, just to put enough food on the table.

Antonio Guterres

None of us can honestly grasp the level of tragedy, but on an individual basis, we deal with refugees on a daily basis…This is a situation where one refugee camp may have difficulty helping another refugee camp.

Vicki Lutz

Today, as yesterday, a nation is judged by its attitude toward refugees.

Elie Wiesel

The particular refugee camp we were in, they were hungry for play, they were hungry for any kind of normalcy.

Connie Sellecca

I think we all want justice and equality, a chance for a lifetime with meaning. All of us would like to believe that if we were in a bad situation someone would help us.

Angelina Jolie