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World Students’ Day: 10 Quotes From Kalam To Keep You Going

Team StoryWeavers|October 15, 2019|

World Students’ Day is celebrated on the birth anniversary of one of India’s most-loved scientists and presidents – Dr APJ Abdul Kadam. An advocate for learning, Kalam loved students. He believed that students hold the key to the bright future of a country, and his life is full of encouraging words for students.

Here are 10 quotes by Kalam that will give you a positive boost of motivation. Given his love for students, these quotes are perfect for you 🙂

“All birds find shelter during the rain. But the eagle avoids rain by flying above the clouds. Problems are common, but attitude makes the difference!”

“If you fail, never give up because FAIL means “First Attempt In Learning.”

“All of us do not have equal talent. But, all of us have an equal opportunity to develop our talents.”

“One of the very important characteristics of a student is to question.”

“The best brains of the nation may be found on the last benches of the classroom.”

“A big shot is a little shot who keeps on shooting, so keep trying.”

“Confidence and hard work is the best medicine to kill the disease called failure. It will make you a successful person.”

“We are all born with a divine fire in us. Our efforts should be to give wings to this fire and fill the world with the glow of its goodness.”

“If you want to leave your footprints on the sands of time do not drag your feet.”

“The country doesn’t deserve anything less than success from us. Let us aim for success.”

Which quote did you like best? Let us know in the comments.

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Deepthi Chakravarthy

Deepthi is an ambivert who is on a steady diet of good food, filter coffee, and self-improvement. Being an ardent reader, storytelling has been her first love and she enjoys exploring how to convey stories compellingly. Having studied psychology and experienced the learning and development field, Deepthi is driven to understand human behavior and to know what makes each of us unique. You are most likely to find her tucked into a cozy corner at a local cafe with a Kindle or a book in hand. If you find her there, stop by and say hello, she'd be eager to learn your story too. Until then, you can ping her at for anything you may like to share.

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