He was born as a son of a boatmaker father in a middle-class Tamil family in Rameshwaram, Tamil Nadu.
Who would have imagined that this young child would leave a forever mark in the Indian history of science with his remarkable achievements?
Yes, I am referring to the missile man of India Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam.
His father wanted him to become a collector, and he dreamed of becoming an airforce pilot.
But his destiny had chosen him to become an aerospace scientist and the 11th president of India.
His autobiography ‘Wings Of Fire’ is a must-read for all those who are down with spirit in facing crucial life challenges.
Inspirational Quotes By Abdul Kalam
Let me bring you some of his inspirational quotes that would also help in changing the perspective of your life.
‘’You should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.’’
‘’All of us do not have equal talent. But, all of us have an equal opportunity to develop our talents.’’
‘’You have to dream before your dreams can come true.’’
‘’A dream is not that which you see while sleeping, it is something that does not let you sleep.’’
‘’Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow.’’
‘’Man needs difficulties in life because they are necessary to enjoy success.’’
‘’If you want to shine like a sun, first burn like a sun.’’
‘’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.’’
For Those Having Complex About Their Physical Appearance
‘’I am not handsome, but I can give my hand to someone who needs my help. Beauty is in heart, not in face.’’