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Wings of Fire Quotes | An Autobiography by APJ Abdul Kalam

Wings of Fire Quotes | An Autobiography by APJ Abdul Kalam

You guys are here to read the quotes from the Wings of Fire book so it is obvious that you know about this book and on whose life it is written, it will also be known. But for those who don’t know about it, Wings of Fire is an autobiography based on the life of APJ Abdul Kalam AKA Missile man of India. 

It is an autobiography so obviously, it is written by Dr. APJ Abul Kalam and one more person contributed to writing this book, Arun Tiwari.

Now let’s get into the quotes

Here is the list of the quotes from wings of Fire book

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1. “To succeed in life and achieve results, you must understand and master three mighty forces— desire, belief, and expectation.”

― APJ Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

2. “If you want to leave your footprints On the sands of time Do not drag your feet.”

― APJ Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

3. “God, our Creator, has stored within our minds and personalities, great potential strength and ability. Prayer helps us to tap and develop these powers.”

― APJ Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

4. “Let not thy winged days be spent in vain. When once gone no gold can buy them back again.”

― APJ Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

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

― APJ Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

6. “Adversity always presents opportunities for introspection.”

― APJ Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

7. “Once your mind stretches to a new level it never goes back to its original dimension.”

― APJ Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

8. “Be active! Take on responsibility! Work for the things you believe in. If you do not, you are surrendering your fate to others.”

― APJ Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

9. “When your hopes and dreams and goals are dashed, search among the wreckage, you may find a golden opportunity hidden in the ruins.”

― APJ Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

10. “What you are destined to become is not revealed now but it is predetermined.”

― APJ Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

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

― APJ Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

12. “The best way to win was to not need to win. The best performances are accomplished when you are relaxed and free of doubt.”

― APJ Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

13. “Total commitment is a crucial quality for those who want to reach the very top of their profession.”

― APJ Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

14. “There are boundaries that dictate life: you can only lift so much weight; you can only learn so fast; you can only work so hard; you can only go so far!”

― APJ Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

15. “He who knows others is learned, but the wise one is the one who knows himself. Learning without wisdom is of no use.”

― APJ Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

16. “praise publicly, but criticize privately.”

― APJ Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

17. “Knowledge is a tangible asset, quite often the most important tool in your work.”

― APJ Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

18. “We don’t just build on successes, we also build on failures.”

― APJ Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

19. “What you imagine, is what will transpire. What you believe is what you will achieve,”

― APJ Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire
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20. “A productive leader must be very competent in staffing.”

― APJ Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

21. “Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.”

― APJ Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

22. “Great dreams of great dreamers are always transcended,”

― APJ Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

23. “I was excited but nervous, determined but anxious, confident but tense.”

― APJ Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

24. “Each individual creature on this beautiful planet is created by God to fulfill a particular role.”

― APJ Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

25. “Be more dedicated to making solid achievements than in running after swift but synthetic happiness,”

― APJ Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

26. “I reminded myself that the best way to win was to not need to win. The best performances are accomplished when you are relaxed and free of doubt.”

― APJ Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

27. “The sweetness we taste in a piece of sugar is neither a property of the sugar nor a property of ourselves. We are producing the experience of sweetness in the process of interacting with the sugar.”

― APJ Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

28. “Beautiful hands are those that do Work that is earnest and brave and true Moment by moment The long day through.”

― APJ Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

29. “Before God trusts you with success, you have to prove yourself humble enough to handle the big prize.”

― APJ Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

30. “a good student could learn more from a bad teacher than a poor student from even a skilled teacher.”

― APJ Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

31. “Knowledge cannot be taken away from anyone except by obsolescence.”

― APJ Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

32. “The sovereign way to personal freedom is to help determine the forces that determine you.”

― APJ Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

33. “Problems are a part of life. Suffering is the essence of success.”

― APJ Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

34. “Freedom with responsibility is the only sound basis for personal happiness.”

― APJ Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire

35. “As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me.”

― APJ Abdul Kalam, Wings of Fire
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