A.P.J. Abdul Kalam 1

Creativity is the key to success in the future, and primary education is where teachers can bring creativity in children at that level.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

The world has today 546 nuclear plants generating electricity. Their experience is being continuously researched, and feedback should be provided to all. Nuclear scientists have to interact with the people of the nation, and academic institutions continuously update nuclear power generation technology and safety.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

When we tackle obstacles, we find hidden reserves of courage and resilience we did not know we had. And it is only when we are faced with failure do we realise that these resources were always there within us. We only need to find them and move on with our lives.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Be more dedicated to making solid achievements than in running after swift but synthetic happiness.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

In a democracy, the well-being, individuality and happiness of every citizen is important for the overall prosperity, peace and happiness of the nation.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

India can live without nuclear weapons. That’s our dream, and it should be the dream of the U.S. also.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

How accurately can the law fix the crime? There has to be a mechanism for very fast action. The law is like this: catch them and punish them.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Economy forced me to become a vegetarian, but I finally starting liking it.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Poetry comes from the highest happiness or the deepest sorrow.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Building capacity dissolves differences. It irons out inequalities.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

For me, there is no such thing as a negative experience.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Widespread use of antibiotics promotes the spread of antibiotic resistance. Smart use of antibiotics is the key to controlling its spread.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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The purpose of education is to make good human beings with skill and expertise… Enlightened human beings can be created by teachers.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

In India we only read about death, sickness, terrorism, crime.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

No sanction can stand against ignited minds.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Great teachers emanate out of knowledge, passion and compassion.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

We will be remembered only if we give to our younger generation a prosperous and safe India, resulting out of economic prosperity coupled with civilizational heritage.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

One lesson that every nation can learn from China is to focus more on creating village-level enterprises, quality health services and educational facilities.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

One of the more difficult tasks for me as president was to decide on the issue of confirming capital punishment awarded by courts… to my surprise… almost all cases which were pending had a social and economic bias.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Ultimately, education in its real sense is the pursuit of truth. It is an endless journey through knowledge and enlightenment.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

A teacher should have a creative mind.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

It’s when children are 15, 16 or 17 that they decide whether they want to be a doctor, an engineer, a politician or go to the Mars or moon. That is the time they start having a dream, and that’s the time you can work on them. You can help them shape their dreams.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

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