On this day, we all should pay respect and remember this great soul who served this nation to his last breath by inspiring & motivating people to convert their dreams into reality with hard work, perseverance, and patience.
So, let’s honor him and take guidance from him with these 131 Most Inspiring APJ Abdul Kalam Quotes that will fully motivate you to face your upcoming difficulties with bravery.
APJ Abdul Kalam Quotes
1. Most people, they raise a family, earn a living, and then they die. Never follow them.
2. “Each individual creature on this beautiful planet is created by God to fulfill a particular role. Whatever I have achieved in life is through His help and an expression of His will. He showered His grace on me through some outstanding teachers and colleagues and when I pay my tributes to these fine persons, I am merely praising His glory. We are all born with a divine fire in us.” ~ Abdul Kalam
3. “For me, there is no such thing as a negative experience.” ~ Abdul Kalam
4. “Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearten success that breeds bitterness all around.” ~ Abdul Kalam
5. “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
6. “Excellence is a continuous process and not an accident.” ~ Abdul Kalam
7. “You cannot change your future, but you can change your habits, and surely your habits will change your future.” ~ Abdul Kalam
Abdul Kalam Quotes in English"India must achieve the real goal? That is energy independence or an economy which will function well within total freedom from oil, gas or coal imports." ~ Abdul Kalam Click To Tweet
8. The best brains of the nation may be found on the last benches of the classroom.
9. “Educationists should build the capacities of the spirit of inquiry, creativity, entrepreneurial and moral leadership among students and become their role model.” ~ Abdul Kalam
10. “When mother is happy, family is happy. When family is happy, nation is happy.” ~ Abdul Kalam
11. “Science is global. Einstein’s equation, E=mc2, has to reach everywhere. Science is a beautiful gift to humanity, we should not distort it. Science does not differentiate between multiple races.” ~ Abdul Kalam"The only day in your life…. Your mother smiled when you cried." ~ Abdul Kalam Click To Tweet
12. “It Is Very Easy To Defeat Someone, But It Is Very Hard To Win Someone” ~ Abdul Kalam
13. “If you are born with fame, it is an accident. If you die with fame, it is an achievement.” ~ Abdul Kalam
14. Man needs difficulties in life because they are necessary to enjoy success.Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough. Click To Tweet
15. Be more dedicated to making solid achievements than in running after swift but synthetic happiness.” -A.P.J Abdul Kalam
16. “To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal” ~ Abdul Kalam
17. Winners are not those who never fail but those who never quit."No religion has mandated killing others as a requirement for its sustenance or promotion." ~ Abdul Kalam Click To Tweet
18. “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
19. “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
20. “Learning gives creativity Creativity leads to thinking Thinking provides knowledge Knowledge makes you great.” ~ Abdul Kalam
Abdul Kalam Quotes about EducationOne of the important characteristics of a student is to question. Let the students ask questions. Click To Tweet
1. 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 honor for me.
2. Real education enhances the dignity of a human being and increases his or her self respect.
3. The purpose of education is to make good human beings with skill and expertise…Enlightened human beings can be created by teachers.
4. Great teachers emanate out of knowledge, passion and compassion..
Abdul Kalam Quotes on Education“Black color” is sentimental bad but every black board makes the student life better. Click To Tweet
5. “Success is when your signature becomes an autograph.” ~ Abdul Kalam
6. “Thinking is the capital, Enterprise is the way, Hard Work is the solution” ~ Abdul Kalam
7. Some of the brightest minds in the country can be found on last benches of the class room.
8. Learning gives creativity, creativity leads to thinking, thinking provides knowledge, and knowledge makes you great.
9. Two rules for a peaceful life: Depression in failure should never go to heart, and ego in success should never go to the brain."Don’t read success stories, you will only get a message. Read failure stories, you will get some ideas to get success." ~ Abdul Kalam Click To Tweet
10. Without your involvement you can’t succeed. With your involvement you can’t fail.
11. The best brains of the nation may be found on the last benches of the class room.
12. Once your mind stretches to a new level it never goes back to its original dimensions.All of us do not have equal talent. But all of us have an equal opportunity to develop our talents. Click To Tweet
13. Educationists should build capacities of the spirit of inquiry, creativity, entrepreneurial and moral leadership among students and become their role model.
14. If you want to success try to learn from failure story.
15. Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.Your best teacher is your last mistake. Click To Tweet
16. “Confidence and Hard work is the best medicine to kill the disease called failure. It will make you successful person.” ~ Abdul Kalam
17. Backbenchers are independent learners. They learn every type of activity during the lectures.
18. “When grand plans for scientific and defense technologies are made, do the people in power think about the sacrifices the people in the laboratories and fields have to make?” ~ 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 Click To Tweet
Abdul Kalam Quotes on DreamsDreaming is the first step towards achieving a goal. Click To Tweet
1.Life has a way of pushing our dreams down. Don’t let first victory bury your biggest dream.
2. You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
3. “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.” ~ Abdul Kalam
4. “While children are struggling to be unique, the world around them is trying all means to make them look like everybody else.” ~ Abdul Kalam
5. If you want to shine like a sun, first burn like a sun.
6. “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.” ~ Abdul Kalam
7. “A Fool can become a Genius when he understands he is a Fool but. A Genius can become a Fool when he understands he is a Genius.” ~ Abdul Kalam
8. “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
9. “The best brains of the nation may be found on the last benches of the classroom.” ~ Abdul Kalam
10. “There are forces in life working for you and against you. One must distinguish the beneficial forces from the malevolent ones and choose correctly between them.” ~ Abdul Kalam
11. Beauty isn’t dependent on our external appearance. It radiates from within.
12. “Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended “
13. “Thinking should become your capital asset, no matter whatever ups and downs you came across in your life. “
14. “The bird is powered by its own life and by its motivation.” ~ Abdul Kalam
Abdul Kalam Quotes for Students“Man needs difficulties in life because they are necessary to enjoy the success.” Click To Tweet
1.“Books become permanent companions. Sometimes, they are born before us; they guide us during our life journey and continue for many generations.”
2. “One of the very important characteristics of a student is to question. Let the students ask questions.”
4. “While children are struggling to be unique, the world around them is trying all means to make them look like everybody else.”
5. “Thinking is progress. Non-thinking is stagnation of the individual, organisation and the country. Thinking leads to action. Knowledge without action is useless and irrelevant. Knowledge with action, converts adversity into prosperity.” ~ Abdul Kalam
6. Excellence happens not by accident. It is a process.
7. Sometimes we look at broken pieces in our lives. The key is what we do in our tomes of pain.
8. In order to achieve excellence, a holistic road map with hard work and risks is required.
9. Most people, they raise a family, earn a living, and then they die. Never follow them.
10. “As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me.” ~ Abdul Kalam
11. “What is the secret of success? Right decisions. How do you make right decisions? Experience. How do you gain experience? Wrong decisions.” ~ Abdul Kalam"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"." ~ Abdul Kalam Click To Tweet
Abdul Kalam Quotes for Success"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 Click To Tweet
1.”Be more dedicated to making solid achievements than in running after swift but synthetic happiness” ~ Abdul Kalam
2. “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"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 realise the great life." ~ Abdul Kalam Click To Tweet
3. Difficulties are part of life. They are there to prepare you, increase you, and develop you.
4. “Work with integrity and succeed with integrity” ~ Abdul Kalam
5. You should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.
6. We must globally warm our hearts and change the climate of our souls, and realize that we are not apart from nature.
7. I was willing to accept what I couldn’t change.
8. ” Without your involvement you can’t succeed. With your involvement you can’t fail. ” – A.P.J Abdul Kalam
9. “We are all born with a divine fire in us. Our efforts should be to give wings to this fire and fill the world with the glow of its goodness.” ~ Abdul Kalam
10. “Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.” ~ Abdul Kalam
11. “IF you Salute your work,You do not have to salute anybody.
IF you pollute your work,You have to salute everybody.” ~ Abdul Kalam
12. “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.” ~ Abdul Kalam"Once your mind stretches to a new level it never goes back to its original dimension" ~ Abdul Kalam Click To Tweet
Abdul Kalam Quotes on LifeThis 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. Click To Tweet
1. Difficulties in your life do not come to destroy you, but to help you realize your hidden potential and power, let difficulties know that you too are difficult.
2. Failure will never overtake me if my definition to succeed is strong enough.
3. Suffering is the essence of success!Confidence and Hard work is the best medicine to kill the disease called failure. It will make you successful person. Click To Tweet
4. Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of the Mount Everest or to the top of your career!
5. You cannot change your future, but you can change your habits, and surely your habits will change your future.We should not give up and we should not allow the problems defeat us. Click To Tweet
6. Don’t read success stories, you will only get a message. Read failure stories, you will get some ideas to get success.
7. Black color is sentimentally bad but, every black board makes the students life bright.
8. “For great men, religion is a way of making friends; small people make religion a fighting tool.”
Abdul Kalam ThoughtsI am not handsome but I can give my hand to someone who needs help… Because beauty is required in the heart, not in face… Click To Tweet
1. “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 honor for me.” ~ Abdul Kalam
2. “If we are not free, no one will respect us.” ~ Abdul Kalam"I'm not an expert on the arms race." ~ Abdul Kalam Click To Tweet
3. “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.” ~ Abdul Kalam
4. “Economy forced me to become a vegetarian, but I finally starting liking it.” ~ Abdul Kalam"In this world, fear has no place. Only strength respects strength." ~ Abdul Kalam Click To Tweet
5. Quitting, and feel guilty about it is underestimating the opportunity. You cannot get it the same as the first.
6. Luxury and Lies have huge maintenance costs. But Truth and Simplicity are self-maintained without any cost.
7. The lie is the only luxury of man over all other animals. But repeating it, again and again, is like multiplying the same number with zero. Whereas the beauty of Truth is in its simplicity, it multiplies itself.