~ Nit immer ist's grad Sonnenschein ~
An old German proverb with design by Franz Ringer on a Jugendstil style stein marked Merkelbach & Wick ca. 1905.
Nit immer ist's grad Sonnenschein,
s'giebt manch mal auch ein Wetterlein.
There is not always sunshine,
but sometimes there will also be storms.

Translation: Les Hopper Compilation
Photo credit: Serguei Artiouchkov