It's always darkest just before the dawn

it's (always) darkest (just) before the dawn

proverb The worst part of an experience, situation, period of time, etc., usually happens just before things get better. When I was lost in depression, friends tried to remind me that it's darkest before the dawn. The economy is in tatters. People want everything to improve right away, but it's always darkest just before the dawn, so things will get worse before they get better.
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It's always darkest just before the dawn.

See The darkest hour is just before the dawn.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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