The Best Abdul Kalam Tamil quotes

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Who was Abdul Kalam Tamil? He was a great scientist and aerospace engineer who served as the President of India from 2002 to 2007. Here, we will take a look at his life and how he made such a significant impact on Indian society. Although he was born into poverty, Abdul Kalam Tamil rose to become one of the most respected figures in India. His achievements include developing the country’s first satellite launch vehicle and contributing to the development of India’s nuclear weapons program. As President, Abdul Kalam Tamil also focused on improving education and technological advancement in India. He is rightly considered one of the most important figures in modern Indian history.

Here are the best Eagle, Wing, Love, Time, Spirit quotes from Abdul Kalam Tamil, and much more.


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About Abdul Kalam Tamil

birth of the author

15 October 1931

death of the author

27 July 2015

country of the author


college of the author

Alma Mater:
St. Joseph’s College, Tiruchirappalli

occupation of the author

Aerospace Engineering

institution of the author

Defence Research And Development Organisation Indian Space Research Organisation


One hundred sparrow does not make one eagle. — Mehmet Murat Ildan

Eagles are seagulls with a good hairdo. — Douglas Coupland


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One cannot bring up boys to be eagles and then expect them to be sparrows. — Edith Roosevelt

Elinor Lipman tweets like a nightingale with an eagle eye. — Cathleen Schine

If I were an animal, I would be an eagle. — Jamie Foxx

The eagle may soar; beavers build dams. — Bill Vaughan

You can’t hoot with the owls and then soar with the eagles — Hubert H. Humphrey

You can’t soar like an eagle and crap like a canary. — Ed Sabol

But who does hawk at eagles with a dove? — George Herbert

Which is bigger? A baby eagle or a giant crow? — Rona Barrett

Fate is not an eagle, it creeps like a rat. — Elizabeth Bowen

My name ain’t Steve Miller, but I fly like an Eagle. — Coolio

The eagle may soar, but the weasel never gets sucked into a jet engine. — John Benfield

Eyesight for an eagle is what thought is to a man. — Dejan Stojanovic

An eagle uses the negative energy of a storm to fly even higher. — Eric Thomas

Flutter like a hummingbird, Dive like an eagle, Ain’t no bird that’s my equal.–Twilight — Kathryn Lasky

I am an anti–imperialist. I am opposed to having the eagle put its talons on any other land. — Mark Twain

But I found tai chi when I was studying with Leung Shum, who teaches Eagle Claw and Wu Hao. — Lou Reed

I’d rather have my teeth drilled than listen to that awful song, ‘Fly, Eagles Fly.’ — Chris Christie

My first figure was a SLAYER eagle. And the dragons and the tribals are all I have got. — Kerry King

I know he’d be a poorer man if he never saw an eagle fly. — John Denver

Take the road where the eagle flies, man follows where his fortune lies. — Billy Squier

The ‘Crue’ is not the hardest band to cover. There are no harmonies like the Eagles. — Brian Miller

The TESTAMENT OF TALL EAGLE is myth–making of epic scope. — Laird Barron

When thou seest an eagle, thou seest a portion of genius; lift up thy head! — William Blake


You can put wings on a pig, but you don’t make it an eagle. — William J. Clinton

A believer is a bird in a cage, a freethinker is an eagle parting the clouds with tireless wing. — Robert Green Ingersoll

Did you ever know that you’re my hero, you’re everything I wish I could be. I could fly higher than an eagle with you as the wind beneath my wings. — Gary Morris

Fool that I was, upon my eagle’s wings I bore this wren, till I was tired with soaring, and now he mounts above me. — John Dryden

The denial of contemporary genius is the rule rather than the exception. No one counts the eagles in the nest, till there is a rush of wings; and lo! they are flown. — Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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The day is done, and the darkness Falls from the wings of Night, As a feather is wafted downward From an eagle in his flight. — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

From my birth I have aspired like the eagle–but unlike the eagle, my wings have failed. . . . Congratulate me then that I have found a fitting scope for my powers. — Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Yes, I am sad, sad as a circus–lioness, sad as an eagle without wings, sad as a violin with only one string and that one broken, sad as a woman who is growing old. Sad, sad, sad. — Jean Rhys

A voice cannot carry the tongue and the lips that gave it wings. Alone must it seek the ether. And alone and without his nest shall the eagle fly across the sun. — Khalil Gibran


Leaders are like eagles… they don’t flock. You’ll find them one at a time. — Knute Rockne

They say, ‘The coward dies many times’; so does the beloved. Didn’t the eagle find a fresh liver to tear in Prometheus every time it dined? — C. S. Lewis

How sublime Upon a time–blanch’d cliff to muse, and, while The eagle glories in a sea of air, To mingle with the scene around!–Survey The sun–warm heaven. — Robert Montgomery

Yours will be the wings of an eagle’s flight, the soaring of a lark, sunward, heavenward, Godward! But you must take time to be holy–in meditation, in prayer, and especially in the use of the Bible. — F.B. Meyer

I believe in reincarnation. In my last life I was a peasant. Next time around, I’d like to be an eagle. Who hasn’t dreamed they could fly? They’re a protected species, too. — Lee Trevino

The Eagles ended on a rather abrupt note, although in retrospect I realize now that it had been ending for quite some time. — Don Henley

The last time I played golf with President Ford he hit a birdie. And an eagle, a moose, an elk, an aardvark… — Bob Hope

I have a spirit guide. His name is Gray Eagle. This is why some people think I am a really crazy person, but he is the one who helps me and guide me. So I’m talking to the spirit world all the time. — Rosemary Altea


How can you say that love is blind? Keener than a young eagle’s is its sight. — Franz Grillparzer

We use pandas and eagles and things. I’d love to see a wilderness society with an angry–looking wolverine as their logo. — E. O. Wilson

Does the Eagle know what is in the pit Or wilt thou go ask the Mole? Can Wisdom be put in a silver rod, Or Love in a golden bowl? — William Blake

As much as I love heavy riffs, I like The Eagles, Neil Young, Elton John, Crowded House. — Zakk Wylde


The eagle has no fear of adversity. We need to be like the eagle and have a fearless spirit of a conqueror! — Joyce Meyer

And it seems to me a blasphemy to say that the Holy Spirit is Love. In the Old Testament it is an Eagle: in the New it is a Dove.Christ insists on the Dove: but in His supreme moments He includes the Eagle. — D. H. Lawrence

Thy spirit, Independence, let me share! Lord of the lion–heart and eagle–eye thy steps I follow with my bosom bare, nor heed the storm that howls along the sky. — Tobias Smollett

My spirit is too weak––mortality Weighs heavily on me like unwilling sleep, And each imagin’d pinnacle and steep Of godlike hardship tells me I must die Like a sick Eagle looking at the sky. — John Keats


Abdul Kalam was a great man with words of wisdom that still inspire people today. He was known as the Missile Man of India and he worked tirelessly to make his country a better place. In addition to his work ethic, he was also known for his inspiring quotes. We’ve shared some of our favourites below, but you can check out more on our website.

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