APJ Abdul Kalam’s Birth Anniversary: Best 15 Inspiring Quotes from India’s Missile Man

Kalam was the 11th President of India.

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IndiaLive Web Desk: India most loved President – Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam better known as known as A. P. J. Abdul Kalam was born on October 13, 1931.

Lok Sabha member and BJP President Amit Shah tweeted “Remembering Bharat Ratna Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam on his jayanti. A visionary leader and architect of India’s space & missile programmes, who always wanted to build a strong and self-reliant India. His immortal legacy in the field of science and education is an epitome of inspiration.

Kalam was the 11th President of India. Though he was a scientist who made our country proud with his missile defence programme, his favourite job was ‘teaching’. And he always wanted the world to remember him for that and coincidentally he died doing what he loved the most.

On July 27, 2015, while delivering a lecture at the IIM Shillong, Kalam fell down suffering a stroke and passed away.

Best 15 Inspiring Quotes from India’s Missile Man

  1. Most people, they raise a family, earn a living, and then they die. Never follow them.
  2. Dreaming is the first step towards achieving a goal.
  3. Difficulties are part of life. They are there to prepare you, increase you, and develop you.
  4. It’s very important for you to believe that you are the one.
  5. The only thing that’s stopping you is YOU. Rests are just excuses.
  6. The sad truth is that the opportunity doesn’t knock twice.
  7. Sometimes we look at broken pieces in our lives. The key is what we do in our tomes of pain.
  8. Life has a way of pushing our dreams down. Don’t let the first victory bury your biggest dream.
  9. We must globally warm our hearts and change the climate of our souls, and realize that we are not apart from nature.
  10. Beauty isn’t dependent on our external appearance. It radiates from within.
  11. Quitting, and feel guilty about it is underestimating the opportunity. You cannot get it the same as the first.
  12. Backbenchers are independent learners. They learn every type of activity during the lectures.
  13. In order to achieve excellence, a holistic roadmap with hard work and risks is required.
  14. Depression lies, it tells you you’ve always felt this way. Mind poisons, it makes you what you never wanted to.
  15. The lie is the only luxury of man over all other animals. But repeating it, again and again, is like multiplying the same number with zero. Whereas the beauty of Truth is in its simplicity, it multiplies itself.

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