More From Abdul Kalam
- "Why are we, as a nation so obsessed with foreign things? Is it a legacy of our colonial years? We want foreign television sets. We want foreign shirts. We want foreign technology. Why this obsession with everything imported?"
- "I was willing to accept what I couldn’t change."
- "No religion has mandated killing others as a requirement for its sustenance or promotion."
More In Respect
- "As a politician, you have to deal with someone wanting you to fail every day. I think I prefer being in a situation where generally people are rooting for me, and if they aren’t rooting for me, they aren’t out there to see my downfall. I respect the people who have the stomach for it."― John Legend
- "You can’t buy back your respect; you can’t buy back your career. You only get one, so I don’t want to mess that up."― Shia LaBeouf
- "In the mean time I worship God, laying every wrong action under an interdict which I endeavour to respect, and I loathe the wicked without doing them any injury."― Giacomo Casanova