Dr Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam was one of the most popular presidents of India and people remember him fondly as he continued to inspire everyone with his life. His sudden death sent an entire nation into grief and on his 3rd death anniversary, we remember the man, teacher, scientist and president he was with memorable quotes.

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam was born on October 15, 1931, at Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu. He received the title of missile man due to his immense contribution in the field of aeronautics. He became president in 2002 and served till 2007 and during his presidency, his name became synonymous as the people’s president.

His contribution and quotes make us remember the remarkable man he was. Some of his famous quotes are:

  1. “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.”
  2. “Dream, dream, dream, dreams transform into thoughts and thoughts result in action.”
  3. “For great men, religion is a way of making friends: small people make religion a fighting tool.”
  4. “To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.”
  5. ” If you fail, never give up because FAIL means ” First Attempt In Learning.”
  6. “Creativity is seeing the same thing but thinking differently.”
  7. “If you want to shine like a sun. First, burn like a sun.”
  8. “Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.”
  9. “Man needs difficulties in life because they are necessary to enjoy the success.”
  10. ” When learning is purposeful, creativity blossoms. When creativity blossoms, thinking emanates. When thinking emanates, knowledge is fully lit. When knowledge is life, economy flourishes.”