His father Jainulabdeen was a boat owner and imam of a local mosque;  his mother Ashiamma was a housewife. Their business had involved trading groceries between the mainland and the island and to and from Sri Lankaas well as ferrying pilgrims between the mainland and Pamban.
Quotes[ edit ] Thinking should become your capital asset, whatever ups and downs you may Avul pakir jainulabdeen abdul kalam across in your life.
I am really overwhelmed. Everywhere both in Internet and in other media, I have been asked for a message. I was thinking what message I can give to the people of the country at this juncture. Kalam responding to the announcement of his candidature by Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee 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.
House of the People Lok Sabha Debates. 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. Many, many citizens have also expressed the same wish. It only reflects their love and affection for me and the aspiration of the people.
I am really overwhelmed by this support. This being their wish, I respect it.
I want to thank them for the trust they have in me. Karthick S 18 June The Times of India: Kalam's message to public upon denying to contest Presidential poll Thinking should become your capital asset, whatever ups and downs you may come across in your life.
Quotations by 60 Greatest Indians. Wings of Fire[ edit ] I wonder why some people tend to see science as something which takes man away from God. As I look at it, the path of science can always wind through the heart.
For me, science has always been the path to spiritual enrichment and self - realisation. I inherited honesty and self-discipline from my father; from my mother, I inherited faith in goodness and deep kindness as did my three brothers and sisters.
I wonder why some people tend to see science as something which takes man away from God. For me, science has always been the path to spiritual enrichment and self-realisation.
The best performances are accomplished when you are relaxed and free of doubt. One of the important functions of prayer, I believe, is to act as a stimulus to creative ideas.
Within the mind are all the resources required for successful living. Ideas are present in the consciousness, which when released and given scope to grow and take shape, can lead to successful events.
God, our Creator, has stored within our minds and personalities, great potential strength and ability. Prayer helps to tap and develop these powers. My impression of the American people can be summarized by a quotation from Benjamin Franklin"Those things that hurt instruct!
They attempt to get out of them rather than suffer them. I often read Khalil Gibranand always find his words full of wisdom. If you are a writer who would secretly prefer to be a lawyer or a doctor, your written words will feed but half the hunger of your readers; if you are a teacher who would rather be a businessman, your instructions will meet but half the need for knowledge of your students; if you are a scientist who hates science, your performance will satisfy but half the needs of your mission.
I have always been a religious person in the sense that I maintain a working partnership with God. I was aware that the best work required more ability than I possessed and therefore I needed help that only God could give me.
I made a true estimate of my own ability, then raised it by 50 per cent and put myself in God's hands. In this partnership, I have always received all the power I needed, and in fact have actually felt it flowing through me. Today, I can affirm that the kingdom of God is within you in the form of this power, to help achieve your goals and realise your dreams.
I have always considered the price of perfection prohibitive and allowed mistakes as a part of the learning process.
I prefer a dash of daring and persistence to perfection. I have always supported learning on the part of my team members by paying vigilant attention to each of their attempts, be they successful or unsuccessful. I was and am a terrible conversationist but consider myself a good communicator.
To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.
Individuals like myself are often called 'workaholics'.Born: Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam well known as A.P.J Abdul Kalam who was the 11th President of the India from to born on 15 October in Rameshwaram, Tamil Nadu.
Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam. Born - 15 October in Rameshwaram, MadrasPresidency, British India (now Tamil Nadu, India) Profession – Aerospace Engineering.
Religion – Islam. Achievements – This eminent scientist and engineer has also served as the 11th President of India from theperiod to APJ Abdul Kalam is a man of. Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam better known as APJ Abdul Kalam was born on 15 October He was the 11th President of India from to A career scientist turned statesman, Kalam was born and raised in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, and studied physics and aerospace engineering.
A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, in full Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam, (born October 15, , Rameswaram, India—died July 27, , Shillong), Indian scientist and politician who played a leading role in the development of India’s missile and nuclear weapons programs.
He . Kalam spent the next four decades, involved as a scientist in India's space and military missile development. Kalam became known as the "Missile Man of India" for his work in ballistic missile and launch vehicle ashio-midori.com Of Birth: Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, India.
A.P.J Abdul Kalam - The Missile Man of India Former President of India, Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam was hailed as an Indian scientist who served the President’s term from to He studied aerospace engineering and physics and his last four decades were spent as an administrator of science.