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A collection of famous quotes and sayings by Vikram Sarabhai on inventions, essays, education, space-centre, leadership, noise, moon, achieve, leader, and technology.

5 Notable Quotes By Vikram Sarabhai, The Father Of India’s Space Programme

Famous As: Scientist
Born On: August 12, 1919
Died On: December 30, 1971
Born In: Ahmedabad, India
Died At Age: 52

Vikram Sarabhai was a prominent Indian innovator and scientist. In 1962, he was awarded the ‘Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar Medal.’ He was also honoured with ‘Padma Bhushan,’ the third-highest civilian award of the country in 1966. In 1972, he was honoured with ‘Padma Vibhushan,’ the second-highest civilian award of the country, posthumously. In 1947, he founded the ‘Physical Research Laboratory (PRL,) which is regarded as the cradle of space sciences in India. We have curated some popular and empowering quotes and thoughts by Vikram Sarabhai that are sure to inspire you and help you chase your dreams. Following is a treasure trove of insightful and enlightening quotes and sayings by Vikram Sarabhai which have been extracted from his works, thoughts, interviews, innovations, experiments, public utterances, essays, researches and life.

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We look down on our scientists if they engage in outside consultation. We implicitly promote the ivory tower.

Vikram Sarabhai

One wants permissive individuals who do not have a compelling need to reassure themselves that they are leaders.

Vikram Sarabhai

He who can listen to the music in the midst of noise can achieve great things.

Vikram Sarabhai

But we are convinced that if we are to play a meaningful role nationally, and in the community of nations, we must be second to none in the application of advanced technologies to the real problems of man and society.

Vikram Sarabhai

There are some who question the relevance of space activities in a developing nation. To us, there is no ambiguity of purpose. We do not have the fantasy of competing with the economically advanced nations in the exploration of the moon or the planets or manned space-flight. But we are convinced that if we are to play a meaningful role nationally, and in the community of nations, we must be second to none in the application of advanced technologies to the real problems of man and society.

Vikram Sarabhai