If I was in a refugee camp somewhere on the Pakistani border, of course I'd want to come to Australia. Tony Abbott
It was a unique childhood, to say the least. My father was born in Patiala to refugee parents and was a part of the Indian Air Force. The talented few amongst the Air Force pilots are made test pilots. Test pilots are best suited to look at the space programme as they are trained to expect the unexpected. Kapil Sharma
Sri Lanka is an island off the coast of India. There's two ethnicities there; one the Sinhalese, which is the majority and the government, and the minority, who are the Tamils. That's where I'm from. And my lifetime sort of began there; I spent 10 years, and I was there during when the war started and fled as a refugee to England. M.I.A.
Paddington Bear was a refugee with a label - 'Please look after this bear. Thank you', and he had a little suitcase. Michael Bond
My first experience in the Netherlands was very pleasant, extremely pleasant. I mean, I got my residence permit, refugee status, within four weeks of arrival. People treated me extremely well. Ayaan Hirsi Ali