every cloud has a silver lining

Every cloud has a silver lining in the expression used when referring to a bad situation having some sort of positive angle to it. It is a way to say that no matter how bad something is, there will be a good side of it and is a way to think about things in a more positive and optimistic way. Every cloud has a silver lining is a proverb often said as encouragement to something overcome with difficulty and want to encourage them to seek the positive side in order to move forward.