27 Impelling Quotes By A P J Abdul Kalam, The Missile Man Of India Who Revolutionized Space Science In The Country.

The Defence Research and Development Organisation, India was abuzz with activity as an important project was underway. During this time a scientist at DRDO requested his senior to allow him to leave at 5:30 as he had to take his kids to an exhibition. The kind-hearted superior granted him permission. However as the clock approached 5 the employee got engrossed in work and lost track of time. It was only at 8 that he realized he had missed the opportunity to take his kids to the exhibition and returned home dejected. Only to his surprise his kids were not there. When he enquired his wife she told him how his manger had come at five and took the kids.

Do you know who this compassionate and selfless senior official was? It was our beloved former president A. P. J. Abdul Kalam.

He was not only a scientist par excellence but he was also an embodiment of selflessness and simplicity. Such was his humility that once when he was delivering a lecture to students the power went off and instead of throwing a tantrum he got down from the podium and walked to the students. The President then went on to complete his lecture amidst a huddle of students. Read a few golden words uttered by the famous scientist to fire your wings.

Without your involvement you can't succeed. With your involvement you can't fail.

- APJ Abdul Kalam

I'm not a handsome guy, but I can give my hand to someone who needs help. Beauty is in the heart, not in the face.

- APJ Abdul Kalam

If you want to shine like a sun. First burn like a sun.

- APJ Abdul Kalam

Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.

- APJ Abdul Kalam

All Birds find shelter during a rain. But Eagle avoids rain by flying above the Clouds.

- APJ Abdul Kalam

Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.

- APJ Abdul Kalam

Man needs difficulties in life because they are necessary to enjoy the success.

- APJ Abdul Kalam

Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.

- APJ Abdul Kalam

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.

- APJ Abdul Kalam

All of us do not have equal talent. But , all of us have an equal opportunity to develop our talents.

- APJ Abdul Kalam

Poetry comes from the highest happiness or the deepest sorrow.

- APJ Abdul Kalam

I was willing to accept what I couldn't change.

- APJ Abdul Kalam

Excellence is a continuous process and not an accident.

- APJ Abdul Kalam

Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow. 

- APJ Abdul Kalam

If we are not free, no one will respect us.

- APJ Abdul Kalam

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.

- APJ Abdul Kalam

The bird is powered by its own life and by its motivation.

- APJ Abdul Kalam

Thinking should become your capital asset, no matter whatever ups and downs you come across in your life.

- APJ Abdul Kalam

India has to be transformed into a developed nation, a prosperous nation and a healthy nation, with a value system.

- APJ Abdul Kalam

No religion has mandated killing others as a requirement for its sustenance or promotion.

- APJ Abdul Kalam

How accurately can the law fix the crime? There has to be a mechanism for very fast action. The law is like this: catch them and punish them.

- APJ Abdul Kalam

If you want to shine like a sun, first learn to burn like a sun

- APJ Abdul Kalam

The Bay of Bengal is hit frequently by cyclones. The months of November and May, in particular, are dangerous in this regard.

- APJ Abdul Kalam

We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us

- APJ Abdul Kalam

One of the very important characteristics of a student is to question. Let the students ask questions.

- APJ Abdul Kalam

Dream, dream, dream. Dream transforms in to thoughts. And thoughts result in action.

- APJ Abdul Kalam

For great men, religion is a way of making friends; small people make religion a fighting tool.

- APJ Abdul Kalam

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