It is a long lane that has no turning.

It is a long lane that has no turning.
<03> Дорога без поворотов длинна. Смысл: Не может быть, чтобы в конце концов не было поворота, т. е. неудачи не могут вечно продолжаться; и несчастьям бывает конец. Ср. Не все ненастье, проглянет и красное солнышко.

Англо-русский словарь цитат, пословиц, поговорок и идиом. . 2011.

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