APJ Abdul Kalam quotes: Best 40 Motivational Quotes for Students

Abdul Kalam quotes

APJ Abdul Kalam was an Indian scientist, author, and politician who served as the 11th President of India from 2002-07. Abdul Kalam was a highly respected figure in India and around the world, and he was known for his inspirational speeches, writings, and quotes. He was an advocate for education, youth empowerment, and technology, and his ideas continue to inspire people to this day. Here, are some famous Abdul Kalam quotes which are widely popular and often cited for their profound meaning and timeless relevance.

APJ Abdul Kalam Quotes:

  1. Dream is not something that you see while sleeping. It is something that does not let you sleep.
  2. Books become permanent companions. Sometimes, they are born before us; they guide us during our life journey and continue for many generations.
  3. One of the very important characteristics of a student is to question. Let the students ask questions.
  4. All Birds find shelter during a rain. But Eagle avoids rain by flying above the Clouds. Problems are common, but attitude makes the difference.
  5. While children are struggling to be unique, the world around them is trying all means to make them look like everybody else.
  6. Don’t fear failing in the first attempt because even the successful maths starts with zero only.
  7. You see, god helps only people who work hard. That Principle is very clear.
  8. If you fail, never give up. Because fail means “First Attempt in Learning”.
  9. Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
  10. The two most important life-goals I would like every youth to have: One, increase the amount of time that you have at your disposal; two, increase what you can achieve in the time available.
  11. When troubles come, try to understand the relevance of your sufferings.
  12. The best brains of the nation may be found on the last benches of the classroom.
  13. All of us do not have equal talent. But, all of us have an equal opportunity to develop our talents.
  14. Excellence happens not by accident. It is a process.
  15. The purpose of education is to make good human beings with skill and expertise… Enlightened human beings can be created by teachers.
  16. Creativity is seeing the same thing but thinking differently.
  17. Small aim is a crime; have great aim.
  18. Educationists should build the capacities of the spirit of inquiry, creativity, entrepreneurial and moral leadership among students and become their role model.
  19. Great scientific minds are shaped early by unforgettable experiences and some miracle moments.”
  20. I realized then that if something is at stake, the human mind gets ignited and working capacity gets enhanced manifold.
  21. You have to have a goal but you have to have strategies to achieve it as fast as possible.
  22. Praise publicly, but criticize privately.
  23. There is no greater power in heaven or on earth than the commitment to a dream.
  24. 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.”
  25. We don’t just build on successes, we also build on failures, Abdul Kalam quotes about success
  26. A productive leader must be very competent in staffing.
  27. Each individual creature on this beautiful planet is created by God to fulfill a particular role.
  28. Beautiful hands are those that do Work that is earnest and brave and true Moment by moment the long day through.
  29. Be more dedicated to making solid achievements than in running after swift but synthetic happiness.
  30. Before God trusts you with success, you have to prove yourself humble enough to handle the big prize.
  31. Leaders can create a high productivity level by providing the appropriate organizational structure and job design, and by acknowledging and appreciating hard work.
  32. 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.
  33. One best book is equal to hundred good friends but one good friend is equal to a library.
  34. 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.
  35. You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
  36. Thinking should become your capital asset, no matter whatever ups and downs you come across in your life.
  37. Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow.
  38. Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
  39. Dream, dream, dream. Dreams transform into thoughts and thoughts result in action.
  40. Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.