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Tributes for Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam, 'Missile Man of India' on his Death Anniversary-- His Famous Quotes in Pics

Tributes for Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam, 'Missile Man of India' on his Death Anniversary

It has been 5 years since the "Synonymous of Humanity"  left the world, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, the former President of India....The President who received only 1 rupee as his salary....The President of the people .... The one who set aside his entire pension for his village .... The one whose bank balance was zero....Finally he left only innumerable honors....Words are not enough to explain the adorable kind of personality got to the world.

Tributes poured in for former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam on his death anniversary today as the nation fondly remembered the Missile Man of India who had left indelible marks not only on the field of science & tech but also on Indian polity.

Tributes for Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam, 'Missile Man of India' on his Death Anniversary


Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam was born on October 15, 1931, at Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu. His life as a student was very challenging, filled with hardships and struggles. There was a time when he had to sell newspapers from door to door to support his family and education.

Tributes for Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam, 'Missile Man of India' on his Death Anniversary


Dr Kalam served as the 11th President of the country. Before that, in his aerospace scientist avatar, Kalam had worked for the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) — India's premier space research bodies.

The Best Inspirational Quotes of Dr. Abdul Kalam
  • "Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success"
  • "We will be remembered only if we give to our younger generation a prosperous and safe India, resulting out of economic prosperity coupled with civilizational heritage"
  • 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"
  • "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"
  • "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"
  • "If you fail, never give up because FAIL means "First Attempt In Learning"
Tributes for Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam, 'Missile Man of India' on his Death Anniversary

Dr Kalam was a pioneer in developing the country's missile projects. In 1997, he received the Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian award in India. He is a recipient of several other awards including the Padma Bhushan (1981) and the Padma Vibhushan (1990). In 2002, Dr Kalam became the 11th President of India. But he always referred to himself as a teacher first.

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