This is the Original Friday Inspiration series – amazing things that we handpicked to inspire you. This week’s post theme is “Dust in the wind”.

After reading a book of Native American poetry, Kansas guitarist Kerry Livgren wrote the famous song. “For all we are is dust in the wind” was the line that caught his attention.

This got him thinking about the true value of things and what success really meant. The band was doing well and making money, but Kerry realized that, like everyone else, he would die one day. We all end up in the ground, regardless of our possessions or achievements.

Hit the play button and let’s learn how to enjoy the simple things in life again:

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“There’s a harsh reality – nothing lasts forever. You have to be ready to grow, and grow fast.” Pras Michel
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“Nothing lasts forever but the certainty of change” Bruce Dickinson
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“Time isn’t the enemy. Fear of change is. Accept that nothing lasts forever and you’ll start to appreciate the advantages of whatever age you are now.”
Oprah Winfrey
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“Pause and remember – Nothing lasts forever. Better days are coming, but they will come faster with faith.” Jennifer Young
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“Nothing lasts forever, so what makes love the exception.” Andre Benjamin
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“Nothing lasts forever but we always try, and I just can’t help but wonder why we let it pass us by” Amanda Marshall
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“Everything passes. Joy. Pain. The moment of triumph; the sigh of despair. Nothing lasts forever – not even this.” Paul Stewart
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“Life has a way of testing a person’s will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen at once.” Paulo Coelho
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“Nothing can replace the time we spend investing in the life of another.” Roy Lessin
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“Nothing lasts forever. But the thing is, you can reuse some. Use your mind. – Leo’s Mother, The Lost Hero”” Rick Riordan
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“Isn’t it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different.” C. S. Lewis
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“Nothing is permanent in this world, not even our troubles.” Charlie Chaplin
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“…nothing wonderful lasted forever. Joy was as fleeting as a shooting star that crossed the evening sky, ready to blink out at any moment.” Nicholas Sparks
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“Understand that you own nothing. Everything that surrounds you is temporary. Only the love in your heart will last forever.” Leon Brown
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“Forever is composed of nows.” Emily Dickinson
“Nothing lasts forever. Highs, lows, it’s all fine. A little gentler with it. Because I really used to think things going well, for some reasons, would be much more terrifying internally than things being a bit chaotic for me.” Emma Stone
“The chaos and the stress of life won’t last forever. Eventually, it will go away and I will once again be left with nothing but happiness.” Haley Pullos
“That’s the good news. It’s a good thing that nothing lasts forever because things would get terribly boring.” Frederick Lenz
“I’m saying with very few exceptions nothing lasts forever, and among those exceptions, no work or thought of man is numbered.” Iain Banks
“Nothing can last forever. There isn’t any memory, no matter how intense, that doesn’t fade out at last.” Juan Rulfo
“In fact nothing exists longer than an instant except the thing that we hold in memory” Sam Savage
“The meeting of two eternities, the past and the future… is precisely the present moment.” Henry David Thoreau
“The decision to make the present moment a friend is the end of the ego.” Eckhart Tolle
“Today is life–the only life you are sure of. Make the most of today. Get interested in something. Shake yourself awake. Develop a hobby. Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you. Live today with gusto.” Dale Carnegie
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