It's always darkest just before the dawn
it's always darkest (just) before the dawn
proverb The worst part of an experience or period usually happens just before things get better. When I was lost in depression, friends tried to remind me that it's always darkest just before the dawn. Things will get worse before they get better, but it's always darkest before the dawn.
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It's always darkest just before the dawn.
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