More From Abdul Kalam
- "My view is that at a younger age your optimism is more and you have more imagination etc. You have less bias."
- "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?"
- "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."
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- "Quit while you’re ahead. All the best gamblers do."― Baltasar Gracian
- "But the person who scored well on an SAT will not necessarily be the best doctor or the best lawyer or the best businessman. These tests do not measure character, leadership, creativity, perseverance."― William Julius Wilson
- "There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm."― Willa Cather