APJ Abdul Kalam
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
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.
You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
Unless India stands up to the world, no one will respect us. In this world, fear has no place. Only strength respects strength.
Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended.
Educationists should build the capacities of the spirit of inquiry, creativity, entrepreneurial and moral leadership among students and become their role model.
Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.
Be more dedicated to making solid achievements than in running after swift but synthetic happiness.
God, our Creator, has stored within our minds and personalities, great potential strength and ability. Prayer helps us tap and develop these powers.
No religion has mandated killing others as a requirement for its sustenance or promotion.
I was willing to accept what I couldn’t change.
Do we not realize that self respect comes with self reliance?
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
My view is that at a younger age your optimism is more and you have more imagination etc. You have less bias.
In India we only read about death, sickness, terrorism, crime.
As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me.
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.