80 APJ Abdul Kalam Quotes, Thoughts, Words That Will Inspire You to Never Give Up

Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, known as the Missile Man of India, is highly regarded throughout the globe. This inspiring quotes by Kalam Sir can help you stay motivated and help you realize your goals.

APJ Abdul Kalam Quotes Thoughts Words That Will Inspire You to Never Give Up

APJ Abdul Kalam Quotes Thoughts Words That Will Inspire You to Never Give Up

He was a brilliant scientist, educator, and president of the people. He led a straightforward, modest life, giving his all to his career and the country. He made significant contributions to the development of missiles and was the 11th President of India.

Read some insightful writings by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam about his experiences with leadership, success, education, and motivation.

Famous APJ Abdul Kalam Quotes

1. “What you imagine, is what will transpire. What you believe is what you will achieve.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

2. “Change is crucial. It brings new thought; new thought leads to innovative actions.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

3. “In a democracy, the well-being, individuality and happiness of every citizen is important for the overall prosperity, peace and happiness of the nation.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

APJ Abdul Kalam Quotes Inspire You to Dream and success

APJ Abdul Kalam Quotes Inspire You to Dream and success

4. “A leader can only be free to lead his team if he keeps abreast of all that is happening around him – in real time.” ― Dr. A.P.J. 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.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

6. “The best brains of the nation may be found on the last benches of the classroom.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

7. “For me, there is no such thing as a negative experience.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

8. “To me, the level of responsibility is measured by one’s ability to confront the decision-making process without any delay or distraction.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

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.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

Motivational Quotes by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

Motivational Quotes by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

10. “Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

11. “Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

12. “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 realize the great life.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

13. “Climbing to the top demands strength, whether to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

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’. So Let’s be positive.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

15. “You see, God helps only people who work hard. That principle is very clear.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

16. “When learning is purposeful, creativity blossoms. When creativity blossoms, thinking emanates. When thinking emanates, knowledge is fully lit. When knowledge is lit, economy flourishes.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Quotes Author of Wings of Fire

A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Quotes Author of Wings of Fire

17. “Knowledge cannot be taken away from anyone except by obsolescence.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

18. “Great teachers emanate out of knowledge, passion and compassion.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

19. “Educationists should build the capacities of the spirit of inquiry, creativity, entrepreneurial and moral leadership among students and become their role model.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

20. “I reminded myself that the best way to win was to not need to win. The best performances are accomplished when you are relaxed and free of doubt.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

21. “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.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

22. “You should always remember that we don’t just build on successes, we also build on failures.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

23. “One of the very important characteristics of a student is to question. Let the students ask questions.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

24. “A productive leader must be very competent in staffing.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

25. “Be active! Take on responsibility! Work for the things you believe in. If you do not, you are surrendering your fate to others.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

26. “Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

27. “Don’t read success stories, you will only get a message. Read failure stories, you will get some ideas to get success.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

28. “Dream, Dream, Dream. Dreams transform into thoughts and thoughts result in action.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

29. “You cannot change your future, but you can change your habits, and surely your habits will change your future.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

30. “The youth need to be enabled to become job generators from job seekers.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

31. “Leaders can create a high productivity level by providing the appropriate organizational structure and job design, and by acknowledging and appreciating hard work.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

32. “If four things are followed – having a great aim, acquiring knowledge, hard work, and perseverance – then anything can be achieved.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

33. “You have to have a goal but you have to have strategies to achieve it as fast as possible.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

34. “Ultimately, education in its real sense is the pursuit of truth. It is an endless journey through knowledge and enlightenment.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

35. “The country doesn’t deserve anything less than success from us. Let us aim for success.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

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.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

37. “Science is a beautiful gift to humanity; we should not distort it.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

38. “Adversity always presents opportunities for introspection.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

39. “Thinking is the capital, Enterprise is the way, Hard Work is the solution.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

40. “Small aim is a crime; have great aim.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

41. “He who knows others is learned, but the wise one is the one who knows himself. Learning without wisdom is of no use.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

42. “Within the mind are all the resources required for successful living. Ideas are present in the consciousness, which when released and given scope to grow and take shape, can lead to successful events.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

43. “Knowledge is a tangible asset, quite often the most important tool in your work.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

44. “Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

45. “I firmly believe that unless one has tasted the bitter pill of failure, one cannot aspire enough for success.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

46. “The bird is powered by its own life and by its motivation.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

47. “Without your involvement you can’t succeed. With your involvement you can’t fail.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

48. “While children are struggling to be unique, the world around them is trying all means to make them look like everybody else.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

49. “Don’t fear for facing failure in the first attempt, because even the successful Maths starts with ‘Zero’ only.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

50. “To succeed in life and achieve results, you must understand and master three mighty forces – Desire, Belief, and Expectation.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

51. “You have to dream before your dreams can come true.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

52. “Total commitment is the common denominator among all successful men and women.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

53. “Anyone who has taken up the responsibility to lead a team can be successful only if he is sufficiently independent, powerful and influential in his own right to become a person to reckon with.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

54. “To be a successful team leader, one has to stay back after the din and clutter of a working day to emerge better-equipped and ready to face a new day.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

55. “If you want to shine like a sun, first burn like a sun.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

56. “Excellence is a continuous process and not an accident.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

57. “Creativity is the key to success in the future, and primary education is where teachers can bring creativity in children at that level.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

58. “Dream is not that which you see while sleeping, it is something that does not let you sleep.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

59. “Problems are a part of life. Suffering is the essence of success.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

60. “The reality of your own nature should determine your speed. If you become restless, speed up. If you become tense and high-strung, slow down.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

61. “Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

62. “If you are born with fame, it is an accident. If you die with fame, it is an achievement.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

63. “Thinking should become your capital asset, no matter whatever ups and downs you come across in your life.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

64. “Success is when your signature becomes an autograph.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

65. “Confidence and Hard work is the best medicine to kill the disease called failure. It will make you successful person.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

66. “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.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

67. “When troubles come, try to understand the relevance of your sufferings.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

68. “We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

69. “The key to my motivation has always been to look at how far I had still to go rather than how far I had come.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

70. “I am not handsome, but I can give my hand to someone who needs help, because beauty is required in heart not in face.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

71. “For success of any mission, it is necessary to have creative leadership. Creative leadership is vital for government, non-governmental organisations as well as for industries.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

72. “To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

73. “Sometimes, it’s better to bunk a class and enjoy with friends, because now, when I look back, marks never make me laugh, but memories do.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

74. “Difficulties in your life do not come to destroy you, but to help you realise your hidden potential and power, let difficulties know that you too are difficult.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

75. “One best book is equal to hundred good friends but one good friend is equal to a library.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

76. “If you earn your bread well, there will always be people around you to apply butter.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

77. “All birds find shelter during a rain. But Eagle avoids rain by flying above the clouds. Problems are common, but attitude makes the difference.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

78. “What is the secret of success? Right decisions. How do you make right decisions? Experience. How do you gain experience? Wrong decisions.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

79. “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 honour for me.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

80. “Total commitment is a crucial quality for those who want to reach the very top of their profession.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

81. “The ignited mind of the youth is the most powerful resource on the earth, above the earth and under the earth.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

82. “I strongly believe that teachers need to tell students about great lives and make children understand their history and heritage.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

83. “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.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

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