''In this book, Kalam Inspires, we have endeavoured tocompile comments and words of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on111 topics, in a bid to solemnly bring out the essence of hispersonality and thinking to the common readers. In thisbook, we have referred to Dr. Kalam's important quotes ondifferent topics which he has happened to speak during thecourse of his lectures and write in his several books. Wegratefully acknowledge these quotes from this greatpersonality. We have written this book in the present tense,though this great luminary is no more amongst us, and rightso, because he would ever remain in our hearts and his wordswould keep ringing in our ears for all times to come.''