Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam, popularly known as Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam was an aerospace scientist and the former President of India. He served as 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007.
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam was born on 15th October 1931, in the small Dhanushkodi village of Rameshwaram, Tamil Nadu. He was born in the middle-class Tamil Muslim family. His father Jainulabdeen was a fisherman and imam of a local mosque, while his mother Ashiamma was a housewife. Kalam was the youngest of his four brothers and one sister in his family. Kalam’s family condition was not much good, and he lived a poor childhood.
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam – “The Missile Man”
Later in his school times, Kalam was average in his studies but due to his strong desire to learn and study he was categorized as a bright and hardworking student. He completed his schooling from Saint Joseph’s College, Tiruchirappalli, and then graduated from the University of Madras, in Physics in the year 1954. Then he moved to Madras in 1955 to study Aerospace engineering from Madras Institute of Technology.
After graduating from here he joined Aeronautical Development Establishment of the Defense Research & Development Organization DRDO as a scientist. This was followed by the transfer ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization) in 1969. Meanwhile, he was elected as a satellite launch project director of India. In the completed project, he very well and then began to realize that I may make this work.
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam played a major role in developing many missiles under the mission AGNI and mission PRITHVI. He served as the Chief Scientist Adviser & Secretary of the DRDO from 1992 to 1999. During this period Pokhran-II nuclear tests were conducted and he played an intensive political & technological role. And due to all these contributions, he was known as “Missile Man” of India.
Then in 2002, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam won the Presidential Elections and was elected as 11th President of India. He served his services as the President of India from 25th July 2002 to 25th July 2007.
On 27th July 2015, Dr. Abdul Kalam Kalam, took his last breath and his soul dismissed to rest heavenly forever. His death was a matter of outpouring grief for all Indians. The Government of India declared a 7-Day State Mourning Period as a mark of respect to the true legends of India.
APJ Abdul Kalam Quotes
“You have to dream before the dream comes true.” —A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
“The bird is powered by its own life and by its motivation.” ― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
“One best book is equal to a hundred good friends, but one good friend is equal to a library.” — Abdul Kalam
“We Should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.” ― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
“All of us do not have equal talent. But, all of us have an equal opportunity to develop our talents.” ― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
“Thinking is the capital, an enterprise is a way, and hard work is the solution.” ― Abdul Kalam
“Dream, Dream, Dream, Dream transform into thoughts and thoughts result in action.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
“The essence of a happy life and a peaceful society lies in one sentence – What can I Give?” ― Abdul Kalam
“Confidence and hard-work is the best medicine to kill the disease called failure. it will make you a successful person.” ― APJ Abdul Kalam
“Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.” ― Abdul Kalam
“I am not a Handsome guy, but I can give my hand-to-some one who needs help. beauty is in the heart not in the face.” —Abdul Kalam
“You cannot change your future, but you can change your habits, and surely your habits will change your future.” — Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
“LIFE and TIME are the world’s best Teachers. Life teaches us to make good use of TIME and TIME teaches us the value of LIFE.” ― Abdul Kalam
“Love Your Job but don’t love your company, because you may not know when your company stops loving you.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
“Knowledge with action converts adversity into prosperity.” ― Abdul Kalam Quotes
“We have no ability to be equal to all have opportunities equal to their ability lane.” — A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
“Success is when your signature turns into your autograph.” ― Abdul Kalam
“Man needs difficulties because to enjoy the success that they need to.” ― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
“Excellence is a continuous process and not an accident.” ― A.P.J. 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.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
“Can not fail without its beginning you can not be successful and then you go if you feel.” ― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
“It is very Easy To Defeat Someone, But it is Very Hard To Win Someone.” ― Abdul Kalam
“Your Best Teacher is Your Last Mistake.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
“Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
“Is to reach the summit requires strength, whether it is the peak of Mount Everest or your profession.” ― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
“Every pain gives a lesson and every lesson changes a person.” — A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
“Not success stories read to get him you just send a message failure stories to read … that you’ll Idea.” ― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
“Science is a beautiful Gift to humanity; We should not distort it.” ― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
Abdul Kalam Thoughts
“You were born with wings. Don’t Crawl. Learn to use them to fly and fly.” ― Abdul Kalam
“All Birds find shelter during the rain. But Eagle avoids rain by flying above the Clouds.” ― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
“If you want to shine like a sun, First burn like a sun.” ― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
“The best brains of a nation may be found at the last benches of the classroom.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
“For great men, religion is a way of making friends; small people make religion a fighting tool.” ― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
“Man needs difficulties in life because they are necessary to enjoy the success.” ― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
“The dream is not that which you see while sleeping it is something that does not let you sleep.” ― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
“You have to DREAM before your DREAM can Come True.” ― Abdul Kalam
“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.” ― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
“If a country is a corruption – free and beautiful, to make the land of those who mind, I firmly believe that these three prominent members of society: father, mother, and Master.” ― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
“Thinking is progress. Non-thinking is stagnation of the individual, organization and the country. Thinking leads to action. Knowledge without action is useless and irrelevant. Knowledge with action converts adversity into prosperity.” — Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
“Thinking Should become your CAPITAL ASSET, no matter Whatever ups and downs You Come across in your Life.” — Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
“Educationists should build the capacities of the spirit of inquiry, creativity, entrepreneurial and moral leadership among students and become their role model.” — Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
“Yesterday natural resources were power, today knowledge is power. Yesterday hierarchy was the model, today synergy is the model. Yesterday leaders commanded control, today leaders empower and coach.”— Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
“Don’t read success stories, You will get the only message. Read failure stories, you will get some ideas to get success.” — Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
“Books are my favorite friends and I Consider my home library, with many thousand books, to be my greatest wealth. Every new book, based on some new idea inspires me and gives me a new thought to ponder.” — Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
“To succeed in your mission, You must have single-minded devotion to your goal.” ― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
“Learning gives creativity Creativity leads to thinking Thinking provides knowledge Knowledge makes you great.”― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
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