Why are we as a nation so obsessed with foreign things? Is it a legacy of our colonial years? We want foreign television sets. We want foreign shirts. We want foreign technology. Why this obsession with everything imported?

Abdul Kalam Technology Quote

Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.

Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.

Abdul Kalam Success Quotes

Climbing to the top demands strength whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.

Abdul Kalam Strength Quote

English is necessary as at present original works of science are in English. I believe that in two decades times original works of science will start coming out in our languages. Then we can move over like the Japanese.

Science is global. Einstein’s equation E=mc2 has to reach everywhere. Science is a beautiful gift to humanity we should not distort it. Science does not differentiate between multiple races.

Abdul Kalam Science Quotes

If we are not free no one will respect us.

Do we not realize that self respect comes with self reliance?

Abdul Kalam Respect Quotes

No religion has mandated killing others as a requirement for its sustenance or promotion.

Abdul Kalam Religion Quote

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.

Abdul Kalam Loneliness Quote

Educationists should build the capacities of the spirit of inquiry creativity entrepreneurial and moral leadership among students and become their role model.

Abdul Kalam Leadership Quote

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.

Abdul Kalam History Quote

One lesson that every nation can learn from China is to focus more on creating village-level enterprises quality health services and educational facilities.

Abdul Kalam Health Quote