Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was a renowned Indian scientist and politician who served as the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007. He was known for his inspirational speeches and quotes, which have continued to inspire people even after his passing in 2015. Here are 50 of his most popular inspirational quotes:

  1. “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.”
  2. “All of us do not have equal talent. But, all of us have an equal opportunity to develop our talents.”
  3. “You have to dream before your dreams can come true.”
  4. “If you want to shine like a sun, first burn like a sun.”
  5. “We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.”
  6. “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.”
  7. “Excellence is a continuous process and not an accident.”
  8. “Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow.”
  9. “To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.”
  10. “Thinking should become your capital asset, no matter whatever ups and downs you come across in your life.”
  11. “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.”
  12. “Without your involvement, you can’t succeed. With your involvement, you can’t fail.”
  13. “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.”
  14. “We should always ask ourselves: Are we doing the right thing? Are we doing something that is good for the nation?”
  15. “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.”
  16. “The best brains of the nation may be found on the last benches of the classroom.”
  17. “Small aim is a crime; have great aim.”
  18. “You cannot change your future, but you can change your habits, and surely your habits will change your future.”
  19. “One best book is equal to a hundred good friends but one good friend is equal to a library.”
  20. “The bird is powered by its own life and by its motivation.”
  21. “I was willing to accept what I couldn’t change.”
  22. “Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow.”
  23. “Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.”
  24. “You have to be your own driver, while the teacher who comes along merely holds your hand and gets you on the right path.”
  25. “It is very easy to defeat someone, but it is very hard to win someone.”
  26. “We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.”
  27. “Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.”
  28. “Be more dedicated to making solid achievements than in running after swift but synthetic happiness.”
  29. “Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow.”
  30. “The best way to predict your future is to create it.”
  31. “Educationists should build the capacities of the spirit of inquiry, creativity, entrepreneurial and moral leadership among students and become their role model.”
  32. “Dreams are not those which come while we are sleeping, but dreams are those when you don’t sleep before fulfilling them.”
  33. “Learning gives creativity, creativity leads to thinking, thinking leads to knowledge, and knowledge makes you great.”
  34. “Don’t read success stories, you will only get a message. Read failure stories, you will get some ideas to get success.”
  35. “The purpose of education is to make good human beings with skill and expertise.”
  36. “Love your job but don’t love your company, because you may not know when your company stops loving you.”
  37. “Be active! Take on responsibility! Work for the things you believe in. If you do not, you are surrendering your fate to others.”
  38. “Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.”
  39. “Thinking should become your capital asset, no matter whatever ups and downs you come across in your life.”
  40. “Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.”
  41. “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.”
  42. “Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.”
  43. “No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress, you are still way ahead of everyone who isn’t trying.”
  44. “You see, God helps only people who work hard. That principle is very clear.”
  45. “Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.”
  46. “If you fail, never give up because F.A.I.L. means “First Attempt In Learning.”
  47. “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.”
  48. “For great men, religion is a way of making friends; small people make religion a fighting tool.”
  49. “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.”
  50. “My worthiness is all my doubt His Merit— all my fear— Contrasting which my quality Does however— appear.”
आसानी से मिलने वाली हर वो चीज हमेशा तक नहीं रहती, जो हमेशा तक रहती है वो आसानी से नहीं मिलती

एक बेहद गरीब परिवार से होने के बावजूद अपनी मेहनत और समर्पण के बल पर बड़े से बड़े सपनो को साकार करने का सबसे बड़ा प्रमाण हैं अब्दुल कलाम ( Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam)

Known as the Missile Man of India, respected APJ Abdul Kalam’s contribution to science goes beyond all the material recognition bestowed upon by the society. Kalam’s significant achievement in the field of science into aerospace is well known all over the world.
Motivational Quotes from Abdul Kalam on Students


1. Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.


2. “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


3. “All Birds find shelter during a rain. But Eagle avoids rain by flying above the Clouds.” – A.P.J Abdul Kalam


4. “Man needs difficulties in life because they are necessary to enjoy the success.” – A.P.J Abdul Kalam


5. “If you want to shine like a sun. First burn like a sun.” – A.P.J Abdul Kalam 


6. “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


7. ” Be more dedicated to making solid achievements than in running after swift but synthetic happiness.” -A.P.J Abdul Kalam
कृत्रिम सुख की बजाये ठोस उपलब्धियों के पीछे समर्पित रहिये।


8. “Thinking should become your capital asset, no matter whatever ups and downs you come across in your life.”  – A.P.J Abdul Kalam


9. ” Without your involvement you can’t succeed. With your involvement you can’t fail. ” – A.P.J Abdul Kalam


10.” EXCELLENCE IS A CONTINUOUS PROCESS AND NOT AN ACCIDENT “
उत्कृष्टता एक सतत प्रक्रिया है कोई दुर्घटना नहीं।


11. END IS NOT THE END, IF FACT E.N.D. MEANS “EFFORT NEVER DIES” “


12. It is very easy to defeat someone, but it is very hard to win someone ”


13. For me, there are two types of people: the young and the experienced.


14. Dream, Dream Dream, Dreams transform into thoughts. And thoughts result in action ”

अब्दुल कलाम  Abdul Kalam

15.  Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
शिखर तक पहुँचने के लिए ताकत चाहिए होती है, चाहे वो माउन्ट एवरेस्ट का शिखर हो या आपके पेशे का।

अब्दुल कलाम  Abdul Kalam

16. Do we not realize that self respect comes with self reliance?
In Hindi : क्या हम यह नहीं जानते कि आत्म सम्मान आत्म निर्भरता के साथ आता है?

अब्दुल कलाम  Abdul Kalam

17. English is necessary as at present original works of science are in English. I believe that in two decades times original works of science will start coming out in our languages. Then we can move over like the Japanese.
In Hindi : अंग्रेजी आवश्यक है क्योंकि वर्तमान में विज्ञान के मूल काम अंग्रेजी में हैं। मेरा विश्वास है कि अगले दो दशक में विज्ञान के मूल काम हमारी भाषाओँ में आने शुरू हो जायेंगे, तब हम जापानियों की तरह आगे बढ़ सकेंगे।

अब्दुल कलाम  Abdul Kalam

18. God, our Creator, has stored within our minds and personalities, great potential strength and ability. Prayer helps us tap and develop these powers.
In Hindi :  भगवान, हमारे निर्माता ने हमारे मष्तिष्क और व्यक्तित्व में असीमित शक्तियां और क्षमताएं दी हैं। इश्वर की प्रार्थना हमें इन शक्तियों को विकसित करने में मदद करती है।

अब्दुल कलाम  Abdul Kalam

19. I was willing to accept what I couldn’t change.

In Hindi : मैं इस बात को स्वीकार करने के लिए तैयार था कि मैं कुछ चीजें नहीं बदल सकता।

अब्दुल कलाम  Abdul Kalam

20. Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.

In Hindi :  महान सपने देखने वालों के महान सपने हमेशा पूरे होते हैं।

अब्दुल कलाम  Abdul Kalam

21. If we are not free, no one will respect us.
In Hindi : यदि हम स्वतंत्र नहीं हैं तो कोई भी हमारा आदर नहीं करेगा।

अब्दुल कलाम  Abdul Kalam

22.  In India we only read about death, sickness, terrorism, crime.
In Hindi : भारत में हम बस मौत, बीमारी, आतंकवाद और अपराध के बारे में पढ़ते हैं।

अब्दुल कलाम  Abdul Kalam

23. Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.

इंसान को कठिनाइयों की आवश्यकता होती है, क्योंकि सफलता का आनंद उठाने कि लिए ये ज़रूरी हैं।

अब्दुल कलाम  Abdul Kalam

24. No religion has mandated killing others as a requirement for its sustenance or promotion.
In Hindi : किसी भी धर्म में उसे बनाए रखने और बढाने के लिए दूसरों को मारना अनिवार्य नहीं बताया गया है।

अब्दुल कलाम  Abdul Kalam

25. To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.

In Hindi :  अपने मिशन में कामयाब होने के लिए, आपको अपने लक्ष्य के प्रति एकचित्त निष्ठावान होना पड़ेगा।

अब्दुल कलाम  Abdul Kalam

26.  You have to dream before your dreams can come true.

In Hindi :  इससे पहले कि सपने सच हों आपको सपने देखने होंगे।

अब्दुल कलाम  Abdul Kalam

27. If you want to shine like a sun, first burn like a sun.
In Hindi :अगर तुम सूरज की तरह चमकना चाहते हो तो पहले सूरज की तरह जलो।

अब्दुल कलाम  Abdul Kalam

28.  The bird is powered by its own life and by its motivation.
In Hindi: पक्षी अपने ही जीवन और प्रेरणा द्वारा संचालित होता है।

अब्दुल कलाम  Abdul Kalam

29. We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.
In Hindi: हमें हार नहीं माननी चाहिए और हमें समस्याओं को खुद को हराने नहीं देना चाहिए।

अब्दुल कलाम  Abdul Kalam

30. One lesson that every nation can learn from China is to focus more on creating village-level enterprises, quality health services and educational facilities.
In Hindi: एक सबक जो हर एक देश चीन से सीख सकता है वो है ग्रामीण स्तर के उद्यमों, उत्तम स्वास्थ्य और शिक्षा सुविधाएं बनाने पर अधिक ध्यान केंद्रित करना।

अब्दुल कलाम  Abdul Kalam

31.  My view is that at a younger age your optimism is more and you have more imagination etc. You have less bias.
In Hindi: मेरा विचार है कि छोटी उम्र में आप अधिक आशावादी होते हैं और आपमें कल्पनाशीलता भी अधिक होती है, इत्यादि। आपमें पूर्वाग्रह भी कम होता है।

अब्दुल कलाम  Abdul Kalam

This great man with modesty, simple thinking and great living sets a standing example of innovation in the thought process for decades. Abdul Kalam also served as the 11th President of the Country for five years.
APJ had massively contributed his knowledge and observations during the nuclear tests of Pokhran – II that were done in the year 1998. Kalam also penned a popular book, India 2020, where he laid foundation for the vision to see a developed India by the year 2020. His thoughts and words of inspirational quotes are very famous among youngsters who dream of reaching heights in life. The student community of India is heavily motivated with Kalam’s many speeches and interactions.

DR. APJ ABDUL KALAM BIOGRAPHY IN HINDI BY GULZAR SAAB MOTIVATIONAL STORY

Abdul Kalam always believed that science should be applied for the greater good of mankind rather than in commercial sense. Many a times, he had offered unanimous assistance to the research done by the Government of India. Abdul Kalam was awarded the country’s highest civilian honour, Bharat Ratna in the year 1997.

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
 
11th President of India
In office : 25 July 2002 – 25 July 2007
Prime MinisterAtal Bihari Vajpayee
Manmohan Singh
Vice PresidentKrishan Kant
Bhairon Singh Shekhawat
Preceded byK. R. Narayanan
Succeeded byPratibha Patil
Personal details
BornAvul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam
15 October 1931
RameswaramMadras PresidencyBritish India
(now in RamanathapuramTamil Nadu, India
Died27 July 2015 (aged 83)
ShillongMeghalaya, India
NationalityIndian
Alma materSt. Joseph’s College, Tiruchirappalli
Madras Institute of Technology
ProfessionAerospace scientist Professor Author
AwardsBharat Ratna (1997)
Hoover Medal (2009)
NSS Von Braun Award (2013)
Notable work(s)Wings of Fire
Story 
Websiteabdulkalam.com

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