Word of the month: “Amazing” Top 5 Quotes and Poem

Each month we announce a new word and list 5 quotes and a poem that adequately conveys that word. The word itself is designed to inspire us and be a reflection of what we are hoping to achieve.


Why Amazing?
Why the hell not. We live in an Amazing world, with some Amazing people. Ok and some not so Amazing people as well. But what if we all woke and said let’s be Amazing today. What would you do? Would you do that thing you keep putting off? How about ride your bike or walk to work for the first time? Or start your own business? Perhaps become a YouTube sensation? You are only limited by your own mental limitations. So let us all get out there and see what life has to offer us.  So let the following quotes and poem inspire you to start living that Amazing life.

Our Top 5 Quotes:

Count your blessings. You are one of a kind. Rhere’s no one in the world like you. You are amazing – Richard Simmons


I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of the sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinate, which is yes.
– E. E. Cummings


Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.
– Steve Jobs


Personally, I think the best motto for an educational establishment is: ‘Or Would You Rather Be a Mule?’
– Terry Pratchett


People must feel that the natural world is important and valuable and beautiful and wonderful and an amazement and a pleasure.
– David Attenborough


Poem of the Month:

Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night 

Do not go gentle into that good night,
Old age
should burn and rave at close of day;
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

Though wise men at their end know dark is right,
Because their words had forked no lightning they
Do not go gentle into that good night.

Good men, the last wave by, crying how bright
Their frail deeds might have danced in a green bay,
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

Wild men who caught and sang the sun in flight,
And learn, too late, they grieved it on its way,
Do not go gentle into that good night.

Grave men, near death, who see with blinding sight
Blind eyes could blaze like meteors and be gay,
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

And you, my father, there on the sad height,
Curse, bless, me now with your fierce tears, I pray.
Do not go gentle into that good night.
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

by Dylan Thomas


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