Abdul Kalam Quotes

On this page you can find the TOP of Abdul Kalam's best quotes! We hope you will find some sayings from Former President of India Abdul Kalam's in our collection, which will inspire you to new achievements! There are currently 142 quotes on this page collected since October 15, 1931! Share our collection of quotes with your friends on social media so that they can find something to inspire them!
  • When mother is happy, family is happy. When family is happy, nation is happy.

  • As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me.

    Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam, Arun Tiwari (1999). “Wings of Fire: An Autobiography”, p.136, Universities Press
  • The only day in your life.... Your mother smiled when you cried.

  • As a young citizen of India, armed with technology and love for my nation, I realize, a small aim is a crime.

    A. P. J. Abdul Kalam (2003). “Ignited Minds: Unleashing the Power Within India”, p.196, Penguin Books India
  • We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.

  • War is never a lasting solution for any problem.

  • sometimes it's better to bunk a class & enjoy with friends, coz today when I look back, marks never make me laugh memories do.

  • To line only for some unknown future is superficial.

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

  • The government, whether state or central, is elected. That means we have a responsibility to elect the right kind of leaders.

  • 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.

  • Creativity is the key to success in the future, and primary education is where teachers can bring creativity in children at that level.

  • If you fail, never give up because F.A.I.L. means "first Attempt In Learning".

  • Every nation has to follow a certain policy: Commercial, trade, various other types of policies.

  • Today, India consumes about 682 watts per capita, far lesser than developed nations. As India develops, it will definitely require a lot more energy.

  • Most of the time, communication gets confused with conversation. In fact, the two are distinctly different.

    Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam, Arun Tiwari (1999). “Wings of Fire: An Autobiography”, p.76, Universities Press
  • 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.

  • All God's creatures are His family; and he is the most beloved of God who tries to do most good to God's creatures.

    A. P. J. Abdul Kalam (2003). “Ignited Minds: Unleashing the Power Within India”, p.95, Penguin Books India
  • Behind the parents stands the school, and behind the teacher the home.

    A. P. J. Abdul Kalam (2003). “Ignited Minds: Unleashing the Power Within India”, p.26, Penguin Books India
  • Don’t read success stories, you will only get a message. Read failure stories, you will get some ideas to get success.

  • Dream is not that which you see while sleeping it is something that does not let you sleep.

  • Nuclear power generation has been given a thrust by the use of uranium-based fuel which US is set to supply to India if the deal comes through. However, there would be a requirement for ten-fold increase in nuclear power generation even to attain a reasonable degree of energy self-sufficiency for our country.

  • Economy forced me to become a vegetarian, but I finally starting liking it.

  • When you speak, speak the truth; perform when you promise; discharge your trust... Withhold your hands from striking, and from taking that which is unlawful and bad.

    A. P. J. Abdul Kalam (2003). “Ignited Minds: Unleashing the Power Within India”, p.94, Penguin Books India
  • suffering is the essence of success!!!


  • Problems are common, but attitude makes the difference!!!

  • India can live without nuclear weapons. That's our dream, and it should be the dream of the U.S. also.

  • 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 honour for me.

  • 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.

    "Security and Diplomacy: Essential Documents". Book by Arvind Gupta, Mukul Chaturvedi, Akshay Joshi (p. 144), 2004.
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  • We hope you have found the saying you were looking for in our collection! At the moment, we have collected 142 quotes from the Former President of India Abdul Kalam, starting from October 15, 1931! We periodically replenish our collection so that visitors of our website can always find inspirational quotes by authors from all over the world! Come back to us again!

    Abdul Kalam

    • Born: October 15, 1931
    • Died: July 27, 2015
    • Occupation: Former President of India