A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was the famous and iconic figure for many.
He was a scientist, president, inspiring leader and a great mentor. He has contributed a lot for the society. For him religion and spirituality were of the utmost importance. He always tried to ignite the fire among the youth with his inspirational speeches. He is often remembered as “Missile Man”. Millions were in pain and shock with the news of his death.
Success is when your signature changes into an autograph.
Everybody lurks to be a famous personality. But how to recognize that you have become famous? Kalam speaks, success is when your mere signature becomes an autograph
Don’t read success stories, you will get only messages. Read failure stories, you will get some ideas to get success.
The iconic figure advice’s people to read failure stories over success stories. Reason? He thinks that success stories impart messages whereas failure stories give you a lesson to learn from it and also ideas to achieve the goal.
Dream is not that you see in sleep, dream is something that does not let you sleep.
We often dream while asleep. And good dreams, makes us wish them to be true. But Kalam has different views. He thinks while asleep, dreams that we see are actually not dreams. True dreams are those, which does not let you sleep. Its because dreams must force you to work harder instead of wasting time in dreaming. Dreams must be such which makes you sleepless.
Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
He believes, that facing a difficulty while in a worst of situation is also required. When one gets out of the muddle only then he can enjoy the freedom. Similarly, after going through difficulties only then a person can enjoy success.
You have to dream before your dreams can come true.
One should dream first in life so that he can focus in fulfilling the dreams.
If you want to shine like a sun, first burn like a sun.
To become something in life, one needs to first go through difficulties in life, then only you can achieve success.