100 Famous Quotes of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on Education

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam believed that education is the pillar of a developed and powerful country so he gave his whole life motivating others to follow their dreams. These Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Quotes on Education will show his thoughts and mindset and how he played a very important role in the development of this country.

A.P.J. Abdul Kalam where A.P.J. stands for Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen was born on 15 October 1931 was an Indian aerospace scientist and politician. He served the country as 11th President of India from 2002-2007.

Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam with PM Narendra Modi

Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam was born and raised in Rameswaram, Tamilnadu, and studied physics and aerospace engineering. He was also known as Missile Man of India for his work on the development of ballistic missile and launch vehicle technology.

He was also rewarded by the Bharat Ratna Award, India’s highest civilian honor. At an early age, due to the family conditions, he sold newspapers to supplement his family’s income.

After graduating from the Madras Institute of Technology in 1960, he joined the Aeronautical Development Establishment of the Defence Research and Development Organisation  as a scientist.

 In 1969, he was transferred to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) where he was the project director of India’s first Satellite Launch Vehicle.

On 27 July 2015, at the Indian Institute of Management Shillong, while delivering a lecture, he collapsed and dies due to cardiac arrest. Thousands of people, including so many government officials attended his funeral ceremony held in his hometown of Rameswaram, where he was buried with full state honors.

In the memory of our Missile Man, we are sharing a collection of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam’s quotes on education for you.

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Quotes on Education

“Dream is not that which you see while sleeping it is something that does not let you sleep.”
― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

“Dream, Dream Dream
Dreams transform into thoughts
And thoughts result in action.”
― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

“It Is Very Easy To Defeat Someone, But It Is Very Hard To Win Someone”
― Dr. A.P.J. 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.”
― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

“For great men, religion is a way of making friends; small people make religion a fighting tool.”
― APJ Abdul Kalam, Ignited Minds: Unleashing the Power Within India

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Quotes on Education

“suffering is the essence of success!!!”
― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

“When learning is purposeful, creativity blossoms. When creativity blossoms, thinking emanates. When thinking emanates, knowledge is fully lit. When knowledge is lit, economy flourishes.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam quotes on education, Indomitable Spirit

“Learning gives creativity
Creativity leads to thinking
Thinking provides knowledge
Knowledge makes you great.”
― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

“Thinking is the capital, Enterprise is the way, Hard Work is the solution”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Ignited Minds: Unleashing the Power Within India

“Man needs difficulties in life because they are necessary to enjoy the success.”
― APJ Abdul Kalam, You Are Born To Blossom: Take My Journey Beyond.

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Quotes in English

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Quotes on Education in english

“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”.”
― 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

“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.”
― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

“Be active! Take on responsibility! Work for the things you believe in. If you do not, you are surrendering your fate to others.”
― APJ Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

“Failure will never overtake me if my definition to succeed is strong enough”
― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Quotes on Education in english

“I am not handsome but I can give my hand to someone who needs help… Because beauty is required in the heart, not in the face….”
― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

“Once your mind stretches to a new level it never goes back to its original dimension”
― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

“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.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

“Let not thy winged days be spent in vain. When once gone no gold can buy them back again.”
― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

“To live only for some unknown future is superficial. It is like climbing a mountain to reach the peak without experiencing its sides. The sides of the mountain sustain life, not the peak. This is where things grow, the experience is gained and technologies are mastered. The importance of the peak lies only in the fact that it defines the sides.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire: An Autobiography

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Quotes for Students

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Quotes for Students

“Desire, when it stems from the heart and spirit when it is pure and intense, possesses awesome electromagnetic energy. This energy is released into the ether each night, as the mind falls into the sleep state. Each morning it returns to the conscious state reinforced with the cosmic currents. That which has been imaged will surely and certainly be manifested. You can rely, young man, upon this ageless promise as surely as you can rely upon the eternally unbroken promise of sunrise… and of Spring.”
― APJ Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

“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.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

“What makes life in Indian organizations difficult is the widespread prevalence of this very contemptuous pride. It stops us from listening to our juniors, subordinates and people down the line. You cannot expect a person to deliver results if you humiliate him, nor can you expect him to be creative if you abuse him or despise him. The line between firmness and harshness, between strong leadership and bullying, between discipline and vindictiveness, is very fine, but it has to be drawn.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

“To succeed in life and achieve results, you must understand and master three mighty forces— desire, belief, and expectation.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

“A big shot is a little shot who keeps on shooting, so keep trying.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Quotes for Students

“Adversity always presents opportunities for introspection.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

“God has not promised Skies always blue, Flower-strewn pathways All our life through; God has not promised Sun without rain, Joy without sorrow, Peace without pain.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

“He who knows others is learned, but the wise one is the one who knows himself. Learning without wisdom is of no use.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam quotes in education, Wings of Fire

“If you want to leave your footprints On the sands of time Do not drag your feet.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

“Behind the parents stands the school, and behind the teacher the home.”
― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Motivational and Inspirational Quotes

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Motivational and Inspirational Quotes

“The best brains of the nation may be found on the last benches of the classroom.”
― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

“My story—the story of the son of Jainulabdeen, who lived for over a hundred years on Mosque Street in Rameswaram island and died there; the story of a lad who sold newspapers to help his brother; the story of a pupil reared by Sivasubramania Iyer and Iyadurai Solomon; the story of a student taught by teachers like Pandalai; the story of an engineer spotted by MGK Menon and groomed by the legendary Prof. Sarabhai; the story of a scientist tested by failures and setbacks; the story of a leader supported by a large team of brilliant and dedicated professionals. This story will end with me, for I have no belongings in the worldly sense. I have acquired nothing, built nothing, possess nothing—no family, sons, daughters.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

“God, our Creator, has stored within our minds and personalities, great potential strength and ability. Prayer helps us to tap and develop these powers.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

“when your hopes and dreams and goals are dashed, search among the wreckage, you may find a golden opportunity hidden in the ruins.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

“You have to Dream before your Dreams can come true”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Inspiring Thoughts

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Motivational and Inspirational Quotes

“You cannot change your FUTURE, you can change your HABITS. And surely your HABITS will change your FUTURE”
― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

“For all your days prepare And meet them ever alike When you are the anvil, bear – When you are the hammer, strike.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

“There are more reviews available than the views.”
― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

“What you are destined to become is not revealed now but it is predetermined.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

“See the flower, how generously it distributes perfume and honey. When it’s work is done, it falls away quietly. Try to be like the flower, unassuming despite all it’s qualities.”
― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Quotations and Status

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Quotations and Status

“I have repeatedly seen how people are poor at articulating what they want—until they see a work center doing something they don’t want them to do.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

“The country doesn’t deserve anything less than success from us. Let us aim for success”.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

“the best way to win was to not need to win. The best performances are accomplished when you are relaxed and free of doubt.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

“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!”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

“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.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Quotations and Status

“A large number of scientists and engineers leave this country at their first opportunity to earn more money abroad. It is true that they definitely get greater monetary benefits, but could anything compensate for this love and respect from one’s own countrymen?”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

“If You’r a Mechanical Engineer Don’t Feel So Proud, Because You Can Repair Everything Except Your Own Heart”!!!”
― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

“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.”
― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

“Indians have been both afflicted and enriched by centuries of migrations. Loyalty to different rulers has dulled our capacity for a single allegiance. Instead, we have developed an extraordinary ability to be compassionate and cruel, sensitive and callous, deep and fickle, all at the same time. To the untrained eye, we may appear colourful and picturesque; to the critical eye, we are but shoddy imitations of our various masters.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

“The ignited mind of the youth is the most powerful resource on the earth, above the earth and under the earth”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Turning Points

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Quotes about Love

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Quotes about Love

“Total commitment is a crucial quality for those who want to reach the very top of their profession.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

“The sweetness we taste in a piece of sugar is neither a property of the sugar nor a property of ourselves. We are producing the experience of sweetness in the process of interacting with the sugar.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

“There seems to be an attitude problem as if we cannot shake ourselves out of a mindset of limited achievement.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Ignited Minds

“Learning gives creativity,
Creativity leads to thinking,
Thinking leads to knowledge,
Knowledge makes you great.”
― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

“If you want to shine like a sun, first burn like a sun.”
― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Quotes about Love

“I realized then that if something is at stake, the human mind gets ignited and working capacity gets enhanced manifold.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Ignited Minds

“Know where you are going. The great thing in the world is not knowing so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

“Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.”
― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

“I reminded myself that the best way to win was to not need to win. The best performances are accomplished when you are relaxed and free of doubt.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

“Great scientific minds are shaped early by unforgettable experiences . . . and some miracle moments.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Reignited: Scientific Pathways to a Better Future

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Quotes About Dream

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Quotes About Dream

“praise publicly, but criticize privately.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

“wonder why some people tend to see science as something which takes man away from God. As I look at it, the path of science can always wind through the heart. For me, science has always been the path to spiritual enrichment and self-realization.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

“There is no greater power in heaven or on earth than the commitment to a dream.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Ignited Minds

“I learned that once your mind stretches to a new level it never goes back to its original dimension.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

“For each person I lost I found a new layer of grief to cover myself with, and each time I tried to bring something of their essence into my own being – be it unconditional love, kindness and piety.”
― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Quotes About Dream

“Knowledge is a tangible asset, quite often the most important tool in your work.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

“One best book is equal to hundred good friends but one good friend is equal to a library”
― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

“Desire, when it stems from the heart and spirit, when it is pure and intense, possesses awesome electromagnetic energy. This energy is released into the ether each night, as the mind falls into the sleep state. Each morning it returns to the conscious state reinforced with the cosmic currents. That which has been imaged will surely and certainly be manifested. You can rely, young man, upon this ageless promise as surely as you can rely upon the eternally unbroken promise of sunrise… and of Spring. When the student is ready, the teacher will appear—How”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

“We don’t just build on successes, we also build on failures.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

“What you imagine, is what will transpire. What you believe is what you will achieve,”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Best Quotes on Life

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Best Quotes on Life

“You have to dream before your dreams can come true.”
― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

“When a person looks at himself, he is likely to misjudge what he finds. He sees only his intentions. Most people have good intentions and hence conclude that whatever they are doing is good. It is difficult for an individual to objectively judge his actions, which may be, and often are, contradictory to his good intentions.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

“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.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Turning Points

“I knew I was putting you under immense pressure when I rejected your work the other day. I set an impossible deadline – yet you have met it with work that I can only call outstanding. As your teacher, I had to push you to your limits so that you could recognize your own true potential.”
― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

“When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.”
― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Wings Of Fire – An Autobiography

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Best Quotes on Life

“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.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

“Leaders can create a high productivity level by providing the appropriate organizational structure and job design, and by acknowledging and appreciating hard work.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

“you have to have a goal but you have to have strategies to achieve it as fast as possible.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

“Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

“I was excited but nervous, determined but anxious, confident but tense.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

Famous Quotes of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

Famous Quotes of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

“Each individual creature on this beautiful planet is created by God to fulfill a particular role.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

“Thinking is the capital, Enterprise is the way, Hard Work is the solution.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Ignited Minds

“The tree of technology management takes root only if there is the self-actualization of needs, renewal, interdependence, and natural flow. The growth patterns are characteristic of the evolution process, which means that things move in a combination of slow change and sudden transformation; each transformation causes either a leap into a new, more complex level or a devastating crash to some earlier level; dominant models reach a certain peak of success when they turn troublesome; and the rate of change always accelerates.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

“Be more dedicated to making solid achievements than in running after swift but synthetic happiness,”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

“Above all things, reverence yourself.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

Famous Quotes of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

“Most of the time, communication gets confused with the conversation. In fact, the two are distinctly different.”
― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

“Before God trusts you with success, you have to prove yourself humble enough to handle the big prize.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

“One best book is equal to hundred good friends but one good friend is equal to a library.”
― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

“Wisdom is a weapon to ward off destruction; It is an inner fortress which enemies cannot destroy. —”
― A P J Abdul Kalam, Ignited Minds: Unleashing the Power within India

“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.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Azad Quotes on Education

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Azad Quotes on Education

“Knowledge cannot be taken away from anyone except by obsolescence.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam quotes on education, Wings of Fire

“The best performances are accomplished when you are relaxed and free of doubt.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

“Confidence and Hard-work is the only medicine to kill a disease called failure!”
― Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

“but there really is no difficulty one cannot overcome if there is determination in the heart.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, My Journey: Transforming Dreams into Actions

“Coming into contact with a good book and possessing it, is indeed an everlasting enrichment.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Learning How to Fly: Life Lessons for the Youth

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Azad Quotes on Education

“That day I learned two lessons: a teacher who has his or her student’s progress in mind is the best possible friend because the teacher knows how to make sure that you excel. And second, there is no such thing as an impossible deadline. I have worked on many tough assignments, some of which had the country’s top leaders watching over my work, but the assurance I gained in my capabilities at MIT thanks to Professor Srinivasan, helped me later in life too.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, My Journey: Transforming Dreams into Actions

“Coming into contact with a good book and possessing it, is indeed an everlasting enrichment.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Learning How to Fly: Life Lessons for the Youth

“the person who is rich in spirit can never be poor.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, My Life: An Illustrated Biography

“We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.”
― A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, The Wonderful World of Books

“The difference between an energetic person and a confused person is the difference in the way their minds handle their experiences.”
― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

Thoughts and Quotes of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

Thoughts and Quotes of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

Which One Was Your Favorite Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Quotes on Education?

By reading these Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Quotes on Education, we can see how important he thinks the role of education is. He believed that education is the most important area of the service sector as it provides the required knowledge and skills to do the necessary work. The most important element of growth.

He focused on the development of the country, motivate others to dream and live the best life. We hope you will learn something new from these Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Quotes on Education and apply them to your life.

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