A. P. J. Abdul Kalam inspirational quotes

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam inspirational quotes

APJ Abdul Kalam (Dr. Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam), ex-President, author, inspirational speaker, scientist, researcher, and much more. His success story from being a newspaper boy to the President of India is inspirational.

Dr. Kalam served as India’s leader between 2002 and 2007 and was popularly known as the “People’s President” and the “Missile Man” because he sought to support technological innovation to advance India’s weapons technology. His significant contribution to developing India’s first indigenous satellite launch vehicle SLV-III, and the Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme – India’s most successful military research task to date – are among the numerous achievements of this eminent scientist.

Dr. Kalam has been an inspirational figure for everyone, whether a child, youth, or adult. He was one of the presidents in India who had earned much love and respect as a political leader for his patriotism. He was the recipient of several awards including the Padma Bhusan (1981), the Padma Vibhushan (1990), and the highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratan (1997).

The legend had written several best-selling books like Wings of Fire, Ignited Minds: Unleashing the Power Within India, and India 2020. He was also a great speaker and inspired millions of people through his incredible speeches. He had written many motivational quotes giving inspiration to the world to be happy and successful with the ambitions that needed to be fulfilled.

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Some inspirational APJ Abdul Kalam quotes.

Abdul Kalam Quotes 1
  • You cannot change your future, but you can change your habits, and surely your habits will change your future.
  • Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow.
  • Don’t fear for facing failure in the first attempt, because even successful Maths starts with ‘Zero’ only.
  • If you fail, never give up because F.A.I.L. means ‘First Attempt In Learning’. End is not the end; in fact E.N.D. means ‘Effort Never Dies’. If you get No as an answer, remember N.O. means ‘Next Opportunity’. So Let’s be positive.
Abdul Kalam Quotes 2
  • Dream, dream, dream. Dreams transform into thoughts and thoughts result in action.
  • If you want to shine like a sun, first burn like a sun.
  • Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
  • I was willing to accept what I couldn’t change.
Abdul Kalam Quotes 3
  • To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.
  • The only thing that’s stopping you is YOU. Rests are just excuses.
  • Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.
  • 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.
Abdul Kalam Quotes 4
  • To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.
  • 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.
  • We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.
  • Be active! Take on responsibility! Work for the things you believe in. If you do not, you are surrendering your fate to others.
Abdul Kalam Quotes 5
  • Small aim is a crime.
  • If four things are followed – having a great aim, acquiring knowledge, hard work, and perseverance – then anything can be achieved.
  • Never stop fighting until you arrive at your destined place – that is, the unique you. Have an aim in life, continuously acquire knowledge, work hard, and have perseverance to realize the great life.
  • 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.

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