The Bay of Bengal is hit frequently by cyclones. The months of November and May, in particular, are dangerous in this regard.

Abdul Kalam

Abdul Kalam

Profession: President
Nationality: Indian

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One of the more difficult tasks for me as president was to decide on the issue of confirming capital punishment awarded by courts... to my surprise... almost all cases which were pending had a social and economic bias.

My view is that at a younger age your optimism is more and you have more imagination etc. You have less bias.

There has to be a global mission of human progress.

For 2,500 years, India has never invaded anybody.

What is politics? Political system is equal to development politics plus political politics.

One of the very important characteristics of a student is to question. Let the students ask questions.

I'm not an expert on the arms race.

It means, people who are in high and responsible positions, if they go against righteousness, righteousness itself will get transformed into a destroyer.

Learning gives creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes you great.

No religion has mandated killing others as a requirement for its sustenance or promotion.

My message, especially to young people is to have courage to think differently, courage to invent, to travel the unexplored path, courage to discover the impossible and to conquer the problems and succeed. These are great qualities that they must work towards. This is my message to the young people.

A teacher should have a creative mind.

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

Medical costs are of concern, both in developing and developed countries.