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APJ Abdul Kalam: Know About His Birthday Date, Read Inspirational Quotes by APJ Abdul Kalam

APJ Abdul Kalam was an Indian Scientist and a Politician; 15 October 2021 marked the 89th birth anniversary of the former president of India

APJ Abdul Kalam: Know About His Birthday Date, Read Inspirational Quotes by APJ Abdul Kalam

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  16 Oct 2021 12:42 PM GMT

APJ Abdul Kalam or Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam is known as the Missile Man of India. He was born on October 15th 1931 in Tamil Nadu and the day of 15 October is also celebrated as World's Students Day.

The reason for being the Missile Man in India is his contributions to the growth and progress of the programs related to India's Missile and nuclear weapons. He made many new innovations in the sector of science and technology with his passion for the field. APJ Abdul Kalam wished that the world should recall him as a teacher.

In the year 2003, APJ Abdul Kalam informed the scientists of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) that the exploration of the Moon through Chandrayaan will be an inspiration for the whole country mainly for the young generation of scientists. Motivated by Chandrayaan 1 another lunar mission was decided which was named Chandrayaan 2 with the purpose of completing the work of Chandrayaan 1. APJ Abdul Kalam gave his suggestions to NASA and ISRO in a meeting in California that both the space agencies must install surface robotic penetrators in the lunar mission Chandrayaan-2. Chandrayaan 3 is going to be the third lunar exploration though it was a failure once in the attempt of a soft landing.

He was one of the presidents in India who had earned much love and respect as a political leader for his patriotism. APJ Abdul Kalam won the Bharat Ratna Award in the year 1997 and the award of Padma Vibhushan in the year 1990. He had served as a teacher and even took his last breath while delivering his valuable lecture in Shillong in the Indian Institute of Management, Shillong. The legend had written many motivational quotes giving inspiration to the world to be happy and successful with the ambitions that needed to be fulfilled.

Some of the inspirational quotes by APJ Abdul Kalam are:

• "To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal

• A dream is not that which you see while sleeping, it is something that does not let you sleep

• Dream, dream, dream. Dreams transform into thoughts and thoughts result in action

• Winners are not those who never fail but those who never quit

• Be active! Take on responsibility! Work for the things you believe in. If you do not, you are surrendering your fate to others

• Small aim is a crime; have great aim

• "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"

• If you want to shine like a sun, first burn like a sun

• Two rules for a peaceful life: Depression in failure should never go to heart, and ego in success should never go to the brain

• 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

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