APJ Abdul Kalam Death Anniversary Wishes Quotes, Images
APJ Abdul Kalam Death Anniversary Wishes Quotes, Images – Former Indian President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam was one of the most renowned aerospace scientists. He was dubbed the “Missile Man of India” and is regarded as one of history’s greatest teachers. He was essential to India’s advancement in both space and defence research. On July 27, 2015, the nation lost a brilliant scientist, educator, and leader.
Who was APJ Abdul Kalam?
With the backing of both the governing Bharatiya Janata Party and the then-opposition Indian National Congress, Kalam was chosen as India’s 11th president in 2002. He served one term as “People’s President” and then went back to his civilian life of teaching, writing, and public service. He had received a number of honours, including the Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian award in India.
On July 27, 2015, while giving a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management Shillong, Kalam collapsed and passed away at the age of 83 after what appeared to be a heart arrest. In his hometown of Rameswaram, thousands of people, including national leaders, attended the funeral service. He was buried there with full state honours.
Kalam joined the Aeronautical Development Establishment of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (by Press Information Bureau, Government of India) as a scientist after earning his degree from the Madras Institute of Technology in 1960 and joining the Defence Research & Development Service (DRDS). He began his career by creating a small hovercraft, but he wasn’t persuaded to accept a position at DRDO. Working for the renowned space scientist Vikram Sarabhai, Kalam joined the INCOSPAR.
APJ Abdul Kalam Quotes
“Determination is the power that sees us through all our frustration and obstacles. It helps in building our willpower which is the very basis of success.”By APJ Abdul Kalam
“Youth should not accept any compromise or lower their sights. A society that makes its youth crawl in conformity and enforces dogmas on their aspirations can never flourish.”By APJ Abdul Kalam
“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.”By APJ Abdul Kalam
“Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow.”By APJ Abdul Kalam
“Dream, dream, dream. Dreams transform into thoughts and thoughts result in action.”By APJ Abdul Kalam
“Where there is righteousness in the heart, there is beauty in the character. When there is beauty in the character, there is harmony in the home. When there is harmony in the home, there is order in the nation. When there is order in the nation, there is peace in the world.”By APJ Abdul Kalam
“Don’t take rest after your first victory because if you fail in the second, more lips are waiting to say that your first victory was just luck.By APJ Abdul Kalam
“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.”By APJ Abdul Kalam
“My message, especially to young people is to have the courage to think differently, courage to invent, to travel the unexplored path, courage to discover the impossible and to conquer the problems and succeed. These are great qualities that they must work towards. This is my message to the young people.”By APJ Abdul Kalam
“Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.”By APJ Abdul Kalam
“To become ‘unique,’ the challenge is to fight the hardest battle which anyone can imagine until you reach your destination.”By APJ Abdul Kalam