Inspiration, Motivation, Success

Famous Quotes by A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Quotes by Abdul Kalam

Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam popularly known as A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, was the 11th President of India. He is also a renowned aerospace engineer and well-known as the ‘Missile Man of India’. He has made a lot of assistance in the direction of education as well as science. He was not just a great scientist but is also a superior teacher. Here are a few of the popular quotes by A. P. J Abdul Kalam that encourages each and every person.


01. “The dream is not what you see in sleep…, dream is which does not let you sleep”

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

03. “The best brains of the nation may be found on the last benches of the Classroom”

04. “Excellence is a continuous process and not an accident.”

05. “Learning gives Creativity, Creativity leads to Thinking, Thinking provides Knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.”

06. “Failure will never overtake me if my definition to succeed is strong enough”.

07. “One best book is equal to hundred good friends but one good friend is equal to a library….”

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

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

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

11. “Poetry comes from the highest happiness or the deepest sorrow.”

12. “Sometimes it’s better to bunk a class and enjoy with friends, because today when I look back, marks never make me laugh, but memories do…”

13. “Thinking is progress. Non-thinking is stagnation of the individual, organization and the country. Thinking leads to action. Knowledge without action is useless and irrelevant. Knowledge with action, converts adversity into prosperity.”

14. “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“.”

15. “If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference, They are the father, the mother and the teacher.”

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

17. “While children are struggling to be unique, the world around them is trying all means to make them look like everybody else.”

18. “Unless India stands up to the world, no one will respect us. In this world, fear has no place only strengths respects strength.”

19. “Difficulties in your life do not come to destroy, but to help you realize your hidden potential and power, let difficulties know that you too are difficult”

20. “For me, there are two types of people: the young and the experienced.”

21. “Confidence and Hard work is the best medicine to kill the disease called failure. It will make you successful person.”

22. “To succeed in your mission, you must have single minded devotion to your goal.”

23. “It is very easy to defeat someone, But it is very hard to win someone.”

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

25. “Don’t read success stories, you will only get a Message. Read failure stories, you will get some ideas to get Success.”

26. “You have to dream before your dreams can come true.”

27. “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”

28. “Let me define a leader. He must have vision and passion and not be afraid of any problem. Instead, he should know how to defeat it. Most importantly, he must work with integrity.”

29. “Once your mind stretches to a new level it never goes back to its original dimension”

30. “I’m not a HANDSOME guy, but i can give my HAND-TO-SOME one who needs help. Beauty is in heart, not in face.”

31. “This is my belief that through difficulties and problems God gives us the opportunity to grow. So when your hopes and dreams and goals are dashed, search among the wreckage, you may find a golden opportunity hidden in the ruins”

32. “You cannot change your future, but you can change your habits, and surely your habits will change your future.”

33. “Science has revealed that the human body is made up of millions and millions of atoms… For example, I am made up of 5.8 x 10^27 atoms.”

34. “Excellence is a continuous process and not an accident.”

35. “Dream, Dream, Dream. Dreams transform into thoughts, and thoughts result in action.”

36. “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.”

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

38. “God, our Creator, has stored within our minds and personalities, great potential strength and ability. Prayer helps us tap and develop these powers.”

39. “We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.”

40. “Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.”

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

42. “Without your involvement you can’t succeed. With your involvement you can’t fail.”

43. “Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.”

44. “My worthiness is all my doubt His Merit- all my fear- Contrasting which my quality does however appear ”

45. “Be more dedicated to making solid achievements than in running after swift but synthetic happiness.”

46. “Love your job but don’t love your company, because you may not know when your company stops loving you.”

47. “What is the secret of success? Right decisions. How do you make right decisions? Experience. How do you gain experience? Wrong decisions.”

48. “The bird is powered by its own life and by its motivation.”

49. “When you speak, speak the truth; perform when you promise; discharge your trust… Withhold your hands from striking and from taking that which is unlawful and bad…”

50. “You see, God helps only people who work hard. That principle is very clear.”