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Light at the end of the tunnel

Posted by ESC on June 16, 2008 at 21:54

In Reply to: Light at the end of the tunnel posted by Delphine on June 16, 2008 at 20:02:

: Can anyone tell me where the proverb 'a light at the end of the tunnel' comes from and where I can get more information regarding this.

Here is all I know:
THERE'S ALWAYS A LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL - "Remain hopeful: there's always something good and useful after a long period of hardship and despair. The proverb, which has been traced back to about 1922, was popularized by John F. Kennedy in 1962." From "Random House Dictionary of Popular Proverbs and Sayings" by Gregory Y. Titelman (Random House, New York, 1996).