Dr APJ Abdul Kalam was a scientist, a visinary, a leader. Fondly known as the Missile Man of India , the former and perhaps one of the most popular presidents of India Dr Kalam won over the hearts of the billion Indians with his simple living and inspirational thinking. Today, on his birth anniversary, we remember his legacy through his quotes which ignited a thousand minds and gave India wings of fire:
10 inspiring quotes by Dr APJ Abdul Kalam
#You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
#Excellence is a continuous process and not an accident.
#Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
#Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
#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.
#Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
#Educationists should build the capacities of the spirit of inquiry, creativity, entrepreneurial and moral leadership among students and become their role model.
#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.
#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.
#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.
Former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam was born on October 15, 1931 and he passed away on July 27, 2015 while delivering a lecture at Indian Institute of Management, Shillong. Dr kalam is credited for India's nuclear missile arsenal.
A scientist, a visionary, a leader - Dr APJ #AbdulKalam was all this & much more. As the Missile Man of India, he ignited a thousand minds & gave India its Wings of Fire.— Rajyavardhan Rathore (@Ra_THORe) October 15, 2018
As President, he epitomized selfless service, humility & wisdom. Humble tributes on his birth anniversary! pic.twitter.com/RL2sbrU1vZ