A. P. J. Abdul Kalam 2

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

Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Almost half of the population of the world lives in rural regions and mostly in a state of poverty. Such inequalities in human development have been one of the primary reasons for unrest and, in some parts of the world, even violence.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

When a nation is surrounded by weaponized nations, she has to equip herself.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Science has revealed that the human body is made up of millions and millions of atoms… For example, I am made up of 5.8×10 27 atoms.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

I have met 18 million youth, and each wants to be unique.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

All the scientists and technologists should work in appropriate region, specifically the rural technologies, to transform Indian rural sector.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

We should remember that there are nations which meet more than 30 to 60% of their power requirements through the nuclear power system.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Science is a beautiful gift to humanity; we should not distort it.
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.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Science is global. Einstein’s equation, E=mc2, has to reach everywhere. Science is a beautiful gift to humanity, we should not distort it. Science does not differentiate between multiple races.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

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. These are great qualities that they must work towards. This is my message to the young people.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

The President’s post should not be politicised. Once a president is elected, he is above politics.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

One of the very important characteristics of a student is to question. Let the students ask questions.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

For 2,500 years, India has never invaded anybody.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

All wars signify the failure of conflict resolution mechanisms, and they need post-war rebuilding of faith, trust and confidence.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Small aim is a crime; have great aim.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Over the years, I had nurtured the hope to be able to fly; to handle a machine as it rose higher and higher in the stratosphere was my dearest dream.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

The youth need to be enabled to become job generators from job seekers.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

It means, people who are in high and responsible positions, if they go against righteousness, righteousness itself will get transformed into a destroyer.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

We have not invaded anyone. We have not conquered anyone. We have not grabbed their land, their culture, their history and tried to enforce our way of life on them.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

We must think and act like a nation of a billion people and not like that of a million people. Dream, dream, dream!
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

I’m not an expert on the arms race.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

While children are struggling to be unique, the world around them is trying all means to make them look like everybody else.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Writing is my love. If you love something, you find a lot of time. I write for two hours a day, usually starting at midnight; at times, I start at 11.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

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