More From Abdul Kalam
- "Tell me, why is the media here so negative? Why are we in India so embarrassed to recognise our own strengths, our achievements? We are such a great nation. We have so many amazing success stories but we refuse to acknowledge them. Why?"
- "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."
- "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."
More In Leadership
- "Public office is supposed to be a public trust. This is a clear sign of the rampant corruption at the highest levels of the Republican leadership."― Bob Etheridge
- "Leadership is particularly necessary to ensure ready acceptance of the unfamiliar and that which is contrary to tradition."― Cyril Falls
- "Leaders must encourage their organizations to dance to forms of music yet to be heard."― Warren G. Bennis