Be more dedicated to making solid achievements than in running after swift but synthetic happiness. Abdul Kalam
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career. Abdul Kalam
Do we not realize that self respect comes with self reliance? Abdul Kalam
Educationists should build the capacities of the spirit of inquiry, creativity, entrepreneurial and moral leadership among students and become their role model. Abdul Kalam
English is necessary as at present original works of science are in English. I believe that in two decades times original works of science will start coming out in our languages. Then we can move over like the Japanese. Abdul Kalam
God, our Creator, has stored within our minds and personalities, great potential strength and ability. Prayer helps us tap and develop these powers. Abdul Kalam
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
I was willing to accept what I couldn't change.
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. Abdul Kalam
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
In India we only read about death, sickness, terrorism, crime. Abdul Kalam
It means, people who are in high and responsible positions, if they go against righteousness, righteousness itself will get transformed into a destroyer. Abdul Kalam
Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow. Abdul Kalam
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person. 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. Abdul Kalam
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success. Abdul Kalam
My view is that at a younger age your optimism is more and you have more imagination etc. You have less bias. Abdul Kalam
No religion has mandated killing others as a requirement for its sustenance or promotion. Abdul Kalam
Tell me, why is the media here so negative? Why are we in India so embarrassed to recognise our own strengths, our achievements? We are such a great nation. We have so many amazing success stories but we refuse to acknowledge them. Why? Abdul Kalam
1 - 2Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around. Abdul Kalam
To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal. Abdul Kalam
Unless India stands up to the world, no one will respect us. In this world, fear has no place. Only strength respects strength. Abdul Kalam
We have not invaded anyone. We have not conquered anyone. We have not grabbed their land, their culture, their history and tried to enforce our way of life on them. Abdul Kalam
We must think and act like a nation of a billion people and not like that of a million people. Dream, dream, dream! Abdul Kalam
We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us. Abdul Kalam
We will be remembered only if we give to our younger generation a prosperous and safe India, resulting out of economic prosperity coupled with civilizational heritage. Abdul Kalam
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? Abdul Kalam
You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
Abdul Ka~ Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended. ~ Abdul Kalam
~ Man needs his difficulties because they are...