Who in the world doesn’t know the ‘Missile Man of India’ ?! Not only in India but in entire world, APJ Abdul Kalam, who also served the nation as 11th President Of India, had been a renowned and ingeniouS personality.
Born in a Tamil Muslim family, APJ Abdul Kalam- alias- Avul Pakir Jainulabdin Abdul Kalam, from the very childhood, was compelled to face the harsh realities of the life. Due to adversities prevailing, this young genius was forced to sell newspapers to add to his family’s income at such a tender age. But what these difficulties couldn’t shake was – his immense determination and dedication towards his Education….!!
APJ Abdul Kalam always believed that this world would be altogether a different and prosperous place to live and grow in, if and only if, the youth here was educated.
“The purpose of Education is to make good human beings with skill and expertise. “APJ Abdul Kalam
After completing his education in Aerospace Engineering, he worked with DRDO and ISRO, thus serving the nation as a scientist. With his contribution in multitudes of projects worldwide, in the field of science and technology, he earned the highest civilian award of India –Bharat Ratna.
With writing more than a dozen of books, he relentlessly narrated his tryst with challenges, his contest with failure, his struggle with difficulties – all in order to motivate and inspire the emerging young talent of India.
He always believed in the power of dreams. According to him, Dreams are as important in the path of journey towards success , as the food is for living- one creates the Hunger and other quenches it!!
Following quotes and thoughts by APJ Abdul Kalam, for the young minds will not only inspire you to Dream, but also to run after these Dreams!!
Inspite of all the atrocities that he faced in early stages of his childhood, he was determined towards his education. He did not only complete his technical education from prestigious institutions but also gave lectures and shared his experiences with students from different colleges and institutes of the world. He believed in the Power of Learning.
He motivated the youngsters to follow their passions with knowledge and skills. In his words,
Education enhances and enlightens the journey towards success.APJ Abdul Kalam
Given below are his commendable and inspiring quotes on education that will make you realize the importance of Education in one’s life.
By his inspirational thoughts and encouragement, he constantly kept on motivating the students and all youth around! During his frequent visits to universities and interactions with the young minds, he nurtured their thinking capacity to the optimum level of optimism.
In his book, ‘Wings of Fire ‘ and ‘India 2020‘, he clearly stated to the youth to take up their responsibility.
” Be active! Take on responsibility! Work for the things you believe in. If you don’t, you are surrendering your fate to others.”APJ Abdul Kalam
Success and Failure are two aspects of the same coin. Following quotes by APJ Abdul Kalam on Success and Failure will surely make you think at least once before giving up !!
APJ Abdul Kalam always used to say:
“Don’t declare a holiday on my death, instead work an extra day. “
India can never have any ‘Kalam‘ again. But, we the people can surely awake the ‘Kalam’ within us. Just remember :