Abdul Kalam quotes

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“You have to dream before your dreams can come true.”

— Abdul Kalam

 quotes - Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow. Share

“Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow.”

— Abdul Kalam

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“Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.”

— Abdul Kalam

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“We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.”

— Abdul Kalam

“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

“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

“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

“Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.”

— Abdul Kalam

“To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.”

— Abdul Kalam

“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

“If we are not free, no one will respect us.”

— 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

“As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me.”

— Abdul Kalam

“Be more dedicated to making solid achievements than in running after swift but synthetic happiness.”

— Abdul Kalam

“Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.”

— Abdul Kalam

“Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.”

— Abdul Kalam

“Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.”

— 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

“Do we not realize that self respect comes with self reliance?”

— Abdul Kalam

“I was willing to accept what I couldn't change.”

— Abdul Kalam

“In India we only read about death, sickness, terrorism, crime.”

— 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

“No religion has mandated killing others as a requirement for its sustenance or promotion.”

— 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

“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

“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

“The youth need to be enabled to become job generators from job seekers.”

— 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

“Almost half of the population of the world lives in rural regions and mostly in a state of poverty. Such inequalities in human development have been one of the primary reasons for unrest and, in some parts of the world, even violence.”

— Abdul Kalam

“India should walk on her own shadow - we must have our own development model.”

— Abdul Kalam