The beloved country India paid homage on Friday to Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, he is fondly remembered as the ‘People’s President’ and the ‘Missile Man of India’ on his third death anniversary.
Dr APJ Abdul Kalam was Born on October 15, 1931, in Tamil Nadu’s Rameswaram, Dr APJ Kalam was also the 11th President of India between 2002 and 2007. Kalam, who had written a number of books and inspired millions with his very good his very good theory and philosophy of ‘simple living and high thinking’.
On the fateful day of July 27, 2015, in Shillong, Dr APJ Kalam, suddenly died, because of the cardiac arrest while delivering a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM).
As an eminent scientist, educationist, author, visionary, philanthropist, and orator, Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam was a man of different hats in his life.
People Fondly called him as the ‘missile man’, he played a key role in the 1998 Pokhran-II nuclear tests. He has also associated with India’s space program and missile development program anyway.
After serving India as President, Kalam stays busy doing what he loved the most till he breathed his last – teaching.
last year in Tamil Nadu, In the honor of the late scientist and ‘People’s President’, Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India had inaugurated the APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial at Rameswaram.
He was honored with a number of the prestigious awards including India’s highest civilian honor “Bharat Ratna” in 1997.
He was very popular among the children and he always inspired all youngsters and youth of the nation. He writes nearly, around 25 books, including India 2020: A Vision for the New Millennium, Wings of Fire: An Autobiography, Ignited Minds: Unleashing the Power within India, Mission of India: A Vision of Indian Youth.
Here are some of his most inspiring quotes
-“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.”
-“Dream, dream, dream. Dreams transform into thoughts and thoughts result in action.”
-“To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.”
-“If you fail, never give up because FAIL means “First Attempt In Learning”.
-Creativity is seeing the same thing but thinking differently
-“If you want to shine like a sun. First, burn like a sun.”
-“Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.”
-“All of us do not have equal talent. But, all of us have an equal opportunity to develop our talents.”
Never stop fighting until you arrive at your destined place – that is, the unique you. Have an aim in life, continuously acquire knowledge, work hard, and have the perseverance to realize the great life.
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.
“All Birds find shelter during a rain. But Eagle avoids rain by flying above the Clouds.”
“Man needs difficulties in life because they are necessary to enjoy the success.”
Today, India celebrates the 86th birth anniversary of India’s 11th President, Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam.
Named as the ‘Missile Man’ for his contributions towards the developments of India’s missile projects.
He often spoke to children and the country’s youth — inspiring them to think big in life; he also penned a number of books. Here are some of his most inspiring quotes
“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.”
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.” – A.P.J Abdul Kalam
“All Birds find shelter during a rain. But Eagle avoids rain by flying above the Clouds.” – A.P.J Abdul Kalam
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