Every Cloud Has A Silver Lining Meaning

This expression is used to say that there is always something good even in an unpleasant, difficult or even painful situation.

The origin of this expression is most likely traced to John Milton's "Comus" (1634) with the lines,

Was I deceiv'd, or did a sable cloud
Turn forth her silver lining on the night?

Example: You should never feel hopeless. Every cloud has a silver lining, you know