Russian proverb of the week
Нет худа без добра
With accent marks:
Нет ху́да без добра́.
There is no bad withouth good.
You can always get something useful from any difficult situation.
The closest English equivalent: every cloud has a silver lining.
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Other Russian proverbs
With a darling, even a hut is a paradise.
You can't command to the heart.
The eyes are scared, but the hands are doing.
На Бога надейся, а сам не плошай
Put your trust in God, but don't make mistakes yourself
Не так страшен чёрт, как его малюют
The demon is not as scary as he is depicted.
The best is the enemy of the good.
Strike the iron while it's hot.
Заставь дурака богу молиться – он и лоб расшибёт
Make a fool pray to God - he will break his forehead.
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