Born on October 15 1931 in Rameswaram, Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam made his mark as one of India's top space scientists before taking over as the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007. രാഷ്ട്രം ഭാരതരത്നയും പത്മഭൂഷനും പത്മവിഭൂഷണും നല്കി ആദരിച്ചിട്ടുണ്ട്. തമിഴില് നിരവധി കവിതകള് രചിച്ചിട്ടുണ്ട്. ഇന്ത്യ 2020, വിങ്സ് ഓഫ് ഫയര്, ഇഗ്നൈറ്റഡ് മൈന്ഡ്സ് എന്നിവയാണ് പ്രധാന കൃതികള്.
അദ്ദേഹത്തിൻറെ വാക്കുകൾ ഒന്നോർക്കാം
“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.”
“All Birds find shelter during a rain. But Eagle avoids rain by flying above the Clouds.”
“Failure will never overtake me if my definition to succeed is strong enough”.
“Man needs difficulties in life because they are necessary to enjoy the success.”
“If you want to shine like a sun. First burn like a sun.”
“It is very easy to defeat someone, but it is very hard to win someone”
"All of us do not have equal talent. But , all of us have an equal opportunity to develop our talents.”
" Be more dedicated to making solid achievements than in running after swift but synthetic happiness."
"Thinking should become your capital asset, no matter whatever ups and downs you come across in your life."
" Without your involvement you can't succeed. With your involvement you can't fail. "