45 Quotes About Finding the Silver Lining


Finding the silver lining means you have uncovered the best part of something that has happened. These quotes about finding the silver lining highlight some of the surrounding scenarios that help to highlight certain elements.

“A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.”

“All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.”

“Always look on the bright side of life. Otherwise it’ll be too dark to read.”

“Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation.”

“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.”

“Be willing to take the first step, no matter how small it is. Concentrate on the fact that you are willing to learn. Absolute miracles will happen.”

“Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn’t people feel as free to delight in whatever remains to them?”

“Blessing Number One. Thank you for getting old because it means you are getting to live.”

“But you have no silver linings without a cloud.”

“Continuously failing does not mean that you are a failure. It only means that your strength is in exploring your weaknesses.”

“Courtesy is a silver lining around the dark clouds of civilization; it is the best part of refinement and in many ways, an art of heroic beauty in the vast gallery of man’s cruelty and baseness.”

“Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.”

“Even sorrow has its silver lining, as the emotion that pours forth reminds us of our capacity to love, and to be loved.”

“Every calamity is a spur and a valuable hint.”

“Every cloud has its silver lining but it is sometimes a little difficult to get it to the mint.”

“Every dark cloud has a silver lining, but lightning kills hundreds of people each year who try to find it.”

“Every silver lining has a cloud.”

“Every silver lining’s got a touch of grey.”

“I told myself that some families we get without asking, while others we choose. And I chose those two. I think that’s what you’d call a silver lining.”

“I was slightly disheartened when three of my films didn’t work at the box-office. But the silver lining is that people did appreciate my work in those films. Had my performance gone unnoticed, I would’ve been in big trouble then.”

“I’ve become this happiness scavenger who picks away at the ugliness of the world, because if there’s happiness tucked away in my tragedies, I’ll find it no matter what.”

“If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”

“It was a melancholy day indeed when the sister of solitude was Sunday’s silver lining.”

“It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses, we must plant more roses.”

“It’s funny how, when things seem the darkest, moments of beauty present themselves in the most unexpected places.”

“Life is a shipwreck but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.”

“Live with the assumption that every day it will rain. If it does, you were right. If it doesn’t, you were fortunate.”

“Look at the bright side of life and choose to be happy. Yes, it is a matter of choice. When negative thoughts enter your mind, just refuse to look at them, substitute them with happy thoughts.”

“Look at the sparrows; they do not know what they will do in the next moment. Let us literally live from moment to moment.”

“Nothing is predestined: The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.”

“Of course I look at the glass half full. The only time I would look at it half empty is when I think about how good the first half tasted.”

“Our happiness is certainly mixed in with the tragedies of life. You have to find the lemonade. You have to find the silver lining in the middle of everything that happens in life.”

“She couldn’t help but wonder at the events of recent days, and at how—even in the face of such misfortune, there was so much good.”

“Sometimes life events break your heart. Even as you grieve, allow light to seep through the cracks, uplift, and illuminate a healing.”

“Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase. Just take the first step.”

“The average pencil is seven inches long, with just a half-inch eraser in case you thought optimism was dead.”

“The great thing in this world is not so much where you stand, as in what direction you are moving.”

“There are always flowers for those who want to see them.”

“There is greater clarity in the still waters of sadness, something not found in the babbling brooks of more sought after emotions.”

“Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.”

“Too many people miss the silver lining because they’re expecting gold.”

“When things go wrong, don’t go with them.”

“When you fail, that is when you get closer to success.”

“You got to look on the bright side, even if there ain’t one.”

“Your circumstances may be uncongenial, but they shall not remain so if you only perceive an ideal and strive to reach it. You cannot travel within and stand still without.”

There is always a small good thing to look for in even the worst of circumstances.

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