Top 131 Inspirational APJ Abdul Kalam Quotes

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

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APJ Abdul Kalam Quotes

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

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APJ Abdul Kalam Quotes
"Don't declare holiday on my death, Instead work an extra day, If you love me" ~ Abdul Kalam Click To Tweet

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


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"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

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APJ Abdul Kalam Quotes
"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.

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APJ Abdul Kalam Quotes
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.

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APJ Abdul Kalam Quotes
"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