Silver Lining Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old silver lining quotes, silver lining sayings, and silver lining proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Every silver lining has a cloud.     

Mary Kay Ash

Too many people miss the silver lining because they're expecting gold.     

Maurice Setter

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

Don Marquis

But you have no silver linings without a cloud.     

Angela Carter

Every silver lining's got a touch of grey.     


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.     

Dr Anil Kr Sinha

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

Dashiell Hammett

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

Martin Luther King Jr.

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

Dr. Wayne Dyer

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.     

Louise Hay

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.     

Oprah Winfrey

When things go wrong, don't go with them.     

Elvis Presley

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

Stephen Richards

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


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.     

Drew Deyoung

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

Robert Brault

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

Ralph Blum

All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune.     

Henry David Thoreau

Every calamity is a spur and a valuable hint.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Henri Matisse

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


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.     

James Allen

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

Marcus Aurelius

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

George Eliot

Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation.     

Michael Jordan

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

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

Carl Bard

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


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

Rose F. Kennedy