14 Positive Thinking APJ Abdul Kalam Quotes

Abdul Kalam Quotes

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APJ Abdul Kalam was an Indian scientist who served as the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007. He was born in a Tamil Muslim family in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, and studied physics and aerospace engineering. He worked as a scientist and science administrator at the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) and Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) before becoming the President of India.

Kalam was elected as the 11th President of India in 2002 with the support of both the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and the then-opposition Indian National Congress. As president, he was noted for his advocacy of technology and innovation as well as his efforts to revive the country’s ailing economy. He was also popularly known as the “People’s President” for his accessible and affable nature.

Kalam passed away on 27 July 2015 after suffering a cardiac arrest while delivering a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management Shillong. He was accorded a state funeral with full military honors, and his body was buried with full state honors at his hometown in Rameswaram.

Kalam was a recipient of several prestigious awards, including the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian honor. He was also posthumously awarded the Padma Vibhushan, India’s second-highest civilian honor, and the Padma Bhushan, India’s third-highest civilian honor.

APJ Abdul Kalam Positive Quotes

Throughout his lifetime, APJ Abdul Kalam was a kind-hearted and joyful person with a deep vessel of wisdom. Over the years, he has been quoted for the brilliant mind that he is. His ideas about science, humanity, and thinking have transcended generations. Here’s a list of some of the most popular Abdul Kalam quotes on positivity:

1. “If we work with determination, we can achieve anything.”

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2. “Confidence and Hard Work is the best medicine to kill the disease called failure. It will make you a successful person.”

3. “All of us do not have equal talent. But, all of us have an equal opportunity to develop our talents.”

4. “Excellence is a continuous process and not an accident.”

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5. “You should dream; you should fantasize. And you should also work hard towards your goals to make them a reality.”

6. “Thinking is the capital, Enterprise is the way, Hard Work is the solution.”

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7. “I am not handsome, but I can give my hand to someone who needs help… Because beauty is required in the heart, not in face…”

8. “The best brains of the nation may be found on the last benches of the classroom.”

Failure and Winning

APJ Abdul Kalam was a favorite among children of all ages. His charming demeanor mixed with his often witty one-liners was enough to bring joy to the hearts of kids across the globe, especially in India.

As a professor and educator, APJ Abdul Kalam always sought out to teach kids about the importance of winning and failing. Through his countless lectures, speeches, and books, he spoke about the need for one to fail in order to succeed. He made sure to inculcate this attitude among the kids of tomorrow to enable them to face the real world. Here are a few quoted examples of the same:

9. “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.”

10. “If you want to shine like a sun, first burn like a sun.”

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11. “It is very easy to defeat someone, But It’s very hard to win someone.”

12. “If you fail, never give up because FAIL means “First Attempt In Learning”

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

14. “Man needs difficulties in life because they are necessary to enjoy success.”

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For APJ Abdul Kalam it was always simple, hard work is key towards success, but imagination is the door itself. Follow Exeleon Magazine for more inspiring quotes of leaders and entrepreneurs.

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