APJ Abdul Kalam Quotes…
Popularly known as the missile man, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam is one of the most loved personalities in the world. Not only kids but youth loved this missile man due to his playful, generous, giving, caring, and loving nature. He became one of the best scientists and presidents India has ever had.
Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam(15 October 1931 – 27 July 2015) was an Indian aerospace scientist who served as the 11th president of India from 2002 to 2007. He was born and raised in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu and studied physics and aerospace engineering. He spent the next four decades as a scientist and science administrator, mainly at the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and was intimately involved in India’s civilian space programme and military missile development efforts.
He thus came to be known as the Missile Man of India for his work on the development of ballistic missile and launch vehicle technology.
Widely referred to as the “People’s President”, he returned to his civilian life of education, writing and public service after a single term. He was a recipient of several prestigious awards, including the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian honour.
The legend has left-back, for us, some really great teachings. Let’s see some of them.
APJ Abdul Kalam Quotes
I was willing to accept what I couldn’t change.
If you want to shine like a sun, first burn like a sun.
Excellence is a continuous process and not an accident.
The bird is powered by its own life and by its motivation.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
Science is a beautiful gift to humanity; we should not distort it.
Creativity is seeing the same thing but thinking differently
Poetry comes from the highest happiness or the deepest sorrow.
Do we not realize that self respect comes with self reliance?
Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow.
Great teachers emanate out of knowledge, passion and compassion.
“If you fail, never give up because FAIL means “First Attempt In Learning”.
“To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.”
We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
There are a number of women who have brought about immense change in society.
To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.
“Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.”
“Dream, dream, dream. Dreams transform into thoughts and thoughts result in action.”
A dream is not that which you see while sleeping, it is something that does not let you sleep.
One of the very important characteristics of a student is to question. Let the students ask questions.
No religion has mandated killing others as a requirement for its sustenance or promotion.
Be more dedicated to making solid achievements than in running after swift but synthetic happiness.
“All of us do not have equal talent. But , all of us have an equal opportunity to develop our talents.”
I firmly believe that unless one has tasted the bitter pill of failure, one cannot aspire enough for success.
To become ‘unique,’ the challenge is to fight the hardest battle which anyone can imagine until you reach your destination.
Ultimately, education in its real sense is the pursuit of truth. It is an endless journey through knowledge and enlightenment.
I am not handsome but I can give my hand to someone who needs help… Because beauty is required in the heart, not in face…
“Don’t take rest after your first victory because if you fail in second, more lips are waiting to say that your first victory was just luck.”
Look at the sky. We are not alone. The whole universe is friendly to us and conspires only to give the best to those who dream and work.
The purpose of education is to make good human beings with skill and expertise… Enlightened human beings can be created by teachers.
God, our Creator, has stored within our minds and personalities, great potential strength and ability. Prayer helps us tap and develop these powers.
Educationists should build the capacities of the spirit of inquiry, creativity, entrepreneurial and moral leadership among students and become their role model.
Teaching is a very noble profession that shapes the character, caliber, and future of an individual. If the people remember me as a good teacher, that will be the biggest honour for me.
Where do the evils like corruption arise from? It comes from the never-ending greed. The fight for corruption-free ethical society will have to be fought against this greed and replace it with ‘what can I give’ spirit.
Where there is righteousness in the heart, there is harmony in the house; when there is harmony in the house, there is order in the nation; when there is order in the nation, there is peace in the world.
Why are we, as a nation so obsessed with foreign things? Is it a legacy of our colonial years? We want foreign television sets. We want foreign shirts. We want foreign technology. Why this obsession with everything imported?
Almost half of the population of the world lives in rural regions and mostly in a state of poverty. Such inequalities in human development have been one of the primary reasons for unrest and, in some parts of the world, even violence.
Real education enhances the dignity of a human being and increases his or her self-respect. If only the real sense of education could be realized by each individual and carried forward in every field of human activity, the world will be so much a better place to live in.
My message, especially to young people is to have courage to think differently, courage to invent, to travel the unexplored path, courage to discover the impossible and to conquer the problems and succeed. These are great qualities that they must work towards. This is my message to the young people.