A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
India should walk on her own shadow — we must have our own development model.
Where there is righteousness in the heart, there is beauty in the character. When there is beauty in the character, there is harmony in the home. When there is harmony in the home, there is order in the nation. When there is order in the nation, there is peace in the world.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
No religion has mandated killing others as a requirement for its sustenance or promotion.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
Be more dedicated to making solid achievements than in running after swift but synthetic happiness.
For me, there are two types of people: the young and the experienced.
The purpose of education is to make good human beings with skill and expertise... Enlightened human beings can be created by teachers.
I was willing to accept what I couldn't change.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam — quotes and aphorisms
When we tackle obstacles, we find hidden reserves of courage and resilience we did not know we had. And it is only when we are faced with failure do we realise that these resources were always there within us. We only need to find them and move on with our lives.
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.
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
Where do the evils like corruption arise from? It comes from the never-ending greed. The fight for corruption-free ethical society will have to be fought against this greed and replace it with 'what can I give' spirit.
Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow.
Great teachers emanate out of knowledge, passion and compassion.
Small aim is a crime; have great aim.
The bird is powered by its own life and by its motivation.
You see, God helps only people who work hard. That principle is very clear.
The youth need to be enabled to become job generators from job seekers.