My Journey : Transforming Dreams into Actions


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From a small boy growing up in Rameswaram, to becoming the country?s eleventh President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam?s life has been a tale of extraordinary determination, courage, perseverance and the desire to excel. In this series of anecdotes and profiles, Dr Kalam looks back on key moments in his past?some small and some momentous?and tells the reader how each of them inspired From a small boy growing up in Rameswaram, to...

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August 2013 by Rupa Publications

(first published January 1st 2013)

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Quotes From "My Journey : Transforming Dreams into Actions"

"I have understood now that after feelings of disappointment subside, and one gains perspective, these experiences can change our ways of thinking, and bring us face to face with existential issues. When that happens, we need to embrace the events and analyze how we responded - did we allow them to merely roll over us like waves, or did we dive deeper into the matter and use it to gain insights into ourselves?"
"It is a story I never tire of telling, because to me it is the perfect coming together to science and spirituality-the twin driving forces of my life."

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