Abdul Kalam Quotes For Students & Success

A.P. J. Abdul Kalam (15 October 1931 – 27 July 2015) also known as Missile Man of India. He is highly respected and known for his contribution to aerospace engineering and military missile development efforts. He became the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007 and is very popular among students. He was awarded the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian honor. These powerful and simple Abdul Kalam quotes inspire us to excel in our passion and help people in need.

  1. “Thinking is the capital, Enterprise is the way, and Hard Work is the solution.”
  2. “When I am dead, do not declare a holiday. instead, work a day extra.”
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  4. “Be more dedicated to making solid achievements than in running after swift but synthetic happiness.”
  5.  “For me, there are two types of people: the young and the experienced.”
  6. “Dream, Dream Dream, Dreams transform into thoughts. And thoughts result in action.” , Abdul Kalam quotes on dream
  7. “Suffering is the essence of success!!!.”
  8. “If you fail, never give up because FAIL means “First Attempt In Learning”.”
  9. “To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.”
  10. “We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.” , Abdul Kalam quotes best
  11. “All of us do not have equal talent. But , all of us have an equal opportunity to develop our talents.”
  12. “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.”
  13. “Success Is When Your “Signature” Changes to “Autograph”.”
  14. “All birds find shelter during a rain. But the eagle avoids rain by flying above the clouds. Problems are common, but attitude makes the difference!”

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  15.  “War is never a lasting solution for any problem.”
  16. “Small aim is a crime; have great aim.”
  17. “For me, there is no such thing as a negative experience.”
  18. “Writing is my love. If you love something, you find a lot of time.“ , Abdul Kalam quotes about love
  19. “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.”
  20. “One of the very important characteristics of a student is to question. Let the students ask questions.” , Abdul Kalam quotes for students
  21. “Don’t read success stories, you will only get a message. Read failure stories, you will get some ideas to get success.”
  22. “Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.”
  23. “The best brains of the nation may be found on the last benches of the classroom.”
  24. “Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow.” , apj Abdul Kalam quotes
  25. “Love your job but don’t love your company, because you may not know when your company stops loving you.” , Abdul Kalam quotes about job
  26. “Confidence and Hard-work is the best medicine to kill the disease called failure. It will make you a successful person.”
  27. “It Is Very Easy To Defeat Someone, But It Is Very Hard To Win Someone.”
  28. “Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.”
  29. “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.”
  30. “All Birds find shelter during a rain. But Eagle avoids rain by flying above the Clouds.”
  31. “When you speak, speak the truth; perform when you promise; discharge your trust. Withhold your hands from striking, and from taking that which is unlawful and bad.”
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  33. “All of us do not have equal talent. But, all of us have an equal opportunity to develop our talents.”
  34. “A big shot is a little shot who keeps on shooting, so keep trying.”
  35. “Firmly believe that unless one has tasted the bitter pill of failure, one cannot aspire enough for success.” Abdul Kalam quotes for success
  36. “Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.”
  37. “Total commitment is a crucial quality for those who want to reach the very top of their profession.”
  38. “As your teacher, I had to push you to your limits so that you could recognize your own true potential.” , Abdul Kalam quotes on teachers
  39. “I have always believed that cowards never make history, history is created by people with courage and wisdom. Courage is individual, wisdom comes with experience.”
  40. “The person who is rich in spirit can never be poor.”
  41. “The difference between an energetic person and a confused person is the difference in the way their minds handle their experiences.”
  42. “Without your involvement you can’t succeed. With your involvement you can’t fail.”
  43.  “End is not the end, in fact E.N.D. means “Effort Never Dies”- If you get No as an answer, remember NO means “Next Opportunity”. So Let’s be positive.”
  44. “It is very easy to defeat someone, but it is very hard to win someone.”
  45. “We will be remembered only if we give to our younger generation a prosperous and safe India, resulting out of economic prosperity coupled with civilization heritage.”
  46. “Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.”
  47. “My message, especially to young people is to have the 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 young people.”
  48. “The bird is powered by its own life and by its motivation.”
  49. “Why be afraid of difficulties, sufferings and problems? When troubles come, try to understand the relevance of your sufferings. Adversity always presents opportunities for introspection.”
  50. “The line between firmness and harshness, between strong leadership and bullying, between discipline and vindictiveness, is very fine, but it has to be drawn.”
  51. “Learning gives creativity
    Creativity leads to thinking
    Thinking provides knowledge
    Knowledge makes you great.” , Abdul Kalam quotes on creativity
  52. “When learning is purposeful, creativity blossoms. When creativity blossoms, thinking emanates. When thinking emanates, knowledge is fully lit. When knowledge is lit, the economy flourishes.”
  53. “Sometimes, it’s better to bunk a class and enjoy with friends, because now, when I look back, marks never make me laugh, but memories do.”
  54. “I am not handsome but I can give my hand to someone who need help… Because beauty is required in heart not in face….”
  55. “Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.”
  56. “As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me.”
  57. “Difficult missions will bring difficult challenges which may sometimes produce temporary setbacks. The test of a human being is in accepting the failure and going on trying until he or she succeeds. Managing failure is the essence of leadership.”
  58. “You have to dream before your dreams come true.”
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  60. “Thinking should become your capital asset, no matter whatever ups and downs you come across in your life.”
  61. “Difficulties in your life do not come to destroy you, but to help you realize your hidden potential and power, let difficulties know that you too are difficult.” , Abdul Kalam quotes difficulties in your life
  62. “Confidence and Hard work is the best medicine to kill the disease called failure. It will make you successful person.”
  63. “Be active! Take on responsibility! Work for the things you believe in. If you do not, you are surrendering your fate to others.”
  64. “We are all born with a divine fire in us. Our efforts should be to give wings to this fire and fill the world with the glow of its goodness.”
  65. “To succeed in life and achieve results, you must understand and master three mighty forces— desire, belief, and expectation.”
  66. “No religion has mandated killing others as a requirement for its sustenance or promotion.”
  67. “You can’t change your future but you can change your habits and surely your habits will change your future.”
  68. “Dream is not that which you see while sleeping it is something that does not let you sleep.” , Abdul Kalam quotes about dream
  69. “God, our Creator, has stored within our minds and personalities, great potential strength and ability. Prayer helps us to tap and develop these powers.”
  70. “Unless India stands up to the world, no one will respect us. In this world, fear has no place. Only strength respects strength.”
  71. “Within the mind are all the resources required for successful living. Ideas are present in the consciousness, which when released and given scope to grow and take shape, can lead to successful events.”
  72. “There are boundaries that dictate life: you can only lift so much weight; you can only learn so fast; you can only work so hard; you can only go so far.”
  73. “The best performances are accomplished when you are relaxed and free of doubt.”
  74. “The ignited mind of the youth is the most powerful resource on the earth, above the earth and under the earth.”
  75. “Educationists should build the capacities of the spirit of inquiry, creativity, entrepreneurial and moral leadership among students and become their role model.” , Abdul Kalam quotes on education
  76. “This is my belief: that through difficulties and problems God gives us the opportunity to grow. So when your hopes and dreams and goals are dashed, search among the wreckage, you may find a golden opportunity hidden in the ruins.”
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  78. “Great scientific minds are shaped early by unforgettable experiences . . . and some miracle moments.”
  79. “I realized then that if something is at stake, the human mind gets ignited and working capacity gets enhanced manifold.”
  80. “You have to have a goal but you have to have strategies to achieve it as fast as possible.”
  81. “Praise publicly, but criticize privately.”
  82. “There is no greater power in heaven or on earth than the commitment to a dream.”
  83. “The key to my motivation has always been to look at how far I had still to go rather than how far I had come.”
  84. “We don’t just build on successes, we also build on failures.” , Abdul Kalam quotes about success
  85. “A productive leader must be very competent in staffing.”
  86. “Each individual creature on this beautiful planet is created by God to fulfill a particular role.”
  87. “Beautiful hands are those that do Work that is earnest and brave and true Moment by moment the long day through.”
  88. “Be more dedicated to making solid achievements than in running after swift but synthetic happiness.”
  89. “Before God trusts you with success, you have to prove yourself humble enough to handle the big prize.”
  90. “Leaders can create a high productivity level by providing the appropriate organizational structure and job design, and by acknowledging and appreciating hard work.”
  91. “Anyone who has taken up the responsibility to lead a team can be successful only if he is sufficiently independent, powerful and influential in his own right to become a person to reckon with.”
  92. “One best book is equal to hundred good friends but one good friend is equal to a library.”
  93. “Teaching is a very noble profession that shapes the character, caliber, and future of an individual. If the people remember me as a good teacher, that will be the biggest honor for me.”

Some interesting facts about APJ Abdul Kalam

  • At the age of five, he started selling the newspaper to support his family and later became President of the world’s largest democracy
  • He was very fond of mathematics and physics
  • He was honored with doctorates from 40 universities
  • A Bollywood movie, I AM Kalam was made on his real life
  • He once said “I want to be remembered as a teacher first and then as any other person”
  • Kalam’s visit to Switzerland is celebrated as Science Day in the country
  • He was very interested in playing a musical instrument known as the Veena
  • Abdul Kalam woke up at 4:00 AM to take his mathematics lessons
  • He donated his salary from India’s Presidency to charity
  • His autobiography Wings of Fire was translated into 13 languages including French and Chinese

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One thought on “Abdul Kalam Quotes For Students & Success

  • July 2, 2019 at 9:37 pm

    The quotes are very well said , it can inspire you and make your future bright and shine like sun


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