65 Best Overnight Success Quotes On Success In Life

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A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging overnight success quotes, overnight success sayings, and overnight success proverbs.

Famous Overnight Success Quotes

  1. “Timing, perseverance, and ten years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success.” ~ Biz Stone
  2. “Overnight success stories take a long time.” ~ Steve Jobs
  3. “Dig into almost every overnight success story and you’ll find about a decade’s worth of hard work and perseverance.” ~ Austin Kleon
  4. “It usually takes more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech. Overnight success is a fallacy. It is preceded by a great deal of preparation. Ask any successful person how they came to this point in their lives, and they will have a story to tell.” ~ Mark Twain
  5. “I was an overnight success all right, but 30 years is a long, long night.” ~ Ray Kroc

  6. “It doesn’t matter how many times you fail. You only have to be right once and then everyone can tell you that you are an overnight success.” ~ Mark Cuban
  7. “It takes twenty years to become an overnight success.” ~ Eddie Cantor
  8. “There is no such thing as overnight success or easy money. If you fail, do not be discouraged; try again. When you do well, do not change your ways. Success is not just good luck: it is a combination of hard work, good credit standing, opportunity, readiness and timing. Success will not last if you do not take care of it.” ~ Henry Sy
  9. “The idea that success can happen overnight is crippling the financial future of generations. You have to work for it.” ~ Robert Kiyosaki
  10. “It takes three years to be an overnight success, sometimes more.” ~ Seth Godin

  11. “An overnight success is ten years in the making.” ~ Tom Clancy
  12. “Everybody wants the quick fix, but it doesn’t happen overnight. You have to be willing to put it out there. I call it ‘the secret to being an overnight success,’ which means there really isn’t a such thing as an overnight success. ! The secret is you work really hard for 10 years, and then you become an overnight success.” ~ Jon Gordon , Overnight success quotes doesn’t happen
  13. “Anyone who wants to sell you overnight success or wealth is not interested in your success; they are interested in your money.” ~ Robert Foster Bennett
  14. “Overnight Success Happens Only in Fairy Tales, Trashy Novels, and Bad Movies.” ~ Ernie J Zelinski
  15. “Overnight success just doesn’t happen. You’ve got to put your time in. You’re up and down – all of a sudden, it just clicks” ~ Anthony Calvillo

  16. “Most people were startled to find out there were books that preceded Game Of Thrones. I’m a case of working forty years to be an overnight success.” ~ George R. R. Martin
  17. “People think I’m an overnight success. No. It’s just that you all found me overnight.” ~ Leslie Jones
  18. “People who think achieving success is a linear A-to-Z process, a straight shot to the top, simply aren’t in touch with reality. There are very few bona fide overnight success stories. It just doesn’t work that way. Success appears to happen overnight because we all see stories in newspapers and on TV about previously unknown people who have suddenly become famous. But consider a sequoia tree that has been growing for several hundred years. Just because a television crew one day decides to do a story about that tree doesn’t mean it didn’t exist before.” ~ Donald Trump
  19. “I worked half my life to be an overnight success, and still it took me by surprise.” ~ Jessica Savitch
  20. “It takes years to make an overnight success.” ~ Eddie Cantor

  21. “The truth is, most of us discover where we are headed when we arrive.” ~ Bill Watterson
  22. “My dad told me, ‘It takes fifteen years to be an overnight success’, and it took me seventeen and a half years.” ~ Adrien Brody
  23. “I was 40 years old before I became an overnight success, and I’d been publishing for 20 years.” ~ Mary Karr
  24. “Try not to become a man of success, but a man of value. Look around at how people want to get more out of life than they put in. A man of value will give more than he receives. Be creative, but make sure that what you create is not a curse for mankind.” ~ Albert Einstein
  25. “There’s no such thing as an overnight success. It took me a long to get there.” ~ Cindy Margolis

  26. “…so remember: great achievements take time, there is no overnight success.” ~ Leo Tolstoy
  27. “My overnight success was really 15 years in the making. I’d been writing songs since I was 6 and playing in bands and performing since I was 14.” ~ Lisa Loeb
  28. “Everything valuable takes time, there are no overnight successes.” ~ Jack Canfield
  29. “I believe there should be no arbitrary date set for withdrawal and yet no permanent, unending deployment. No cut and run, yet measured progress in helping a people who want to be free without an illusion of overnight success.” ~ Rick Renzi
  30. “Somehow over the years people have gotten the impression that Wal-Mart was…just this great idea that turned into an overnight success. But…it was an outgrowth of everything we’d been doing since [1945]…And like most overnight successes, it was about twenty years in the making.” ~ Sam Walton

  31. “We didn’t really want to be an overnight success as that brings with it its own problems.” ~ Kelly Jones
  32. “Give me a couple of years, and I’ll make that actress an overnight success.” ~ Samuel Goldwyn
  33. “Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.” ~ William Feather
  34. “You just plant a few seeds, cultivate the shoots, and watch your career grow and branch out. It takes time and dedication. There are no overnight success stories in the music business!” ~ Christopher Tin
  35. “In the digital age of “overnight” success stories such as Facebook, the hard slog is easily overlooked.” ~ James Dyson

  36. “In show business, it takes 10 years to create an overnight success. You’ve heard that, right? But what you don’t hear is that that’s the exact same amount of time it takes to create a bitter failure.” ~ Marc Maron
  37. “I was 29 when I wrote my first novel. But I was 45 when I quit for good. I was a 16-year overnight success.” ~ Richard North Patterson
  38. “I worked 18 years to become an overnight success. Now MagicPlace.com will short circuit that process for people.” ~ Criss Angel
  39. “There are no quick wins in business – it takes years to become an overnight success.” ~ Richard Branson

  40. “People talk about overnight successes, and ultimately, there’s a certain amount of, you want to call it luck or fortune or good fortune, or whatever, but when your moment arrives, you have to have been at a point where you paid your dues, or done your 10,000 hours or have the requisite talent or whatever.” ~ Damon Lindelof
  41. “There are few overnight successes and many up-all-night successes.” ~ Kevin Ashton
  42. “Nobody is an overnight success. Most overnight successes you see have been working at it for ten years.” ~ David Heinemeier Hansson
  43. “The media wants overnight successes (so they have someone to tear down). Ignore them. Ignore the early adopter critics that never have enough to play with. Ignore your investors that want proven tactics and predictable instant results. Listen instead to your real customers, to your vision and make something for the long haul. Because that’s how long it’s going to take, guys.” ~ Seth Godin
  44. “You will do well to cultivate the resources in yourself that bring you happiness outside of success or failure.” ~ Bill Watterson

  45. “I was blessed. I had a great childhood and great parents that loved music and family. I moved from England when I was almost 18 and been on my own ever since and have been trying to make a living in the music business for the past twelve years. A lot of people say I’m an overnight success, but it’s an overnight success that’s been twelve years in the making.” ~ Bo Bice
  46. “I’m not an overnight success. I’ve been doing it for 12 years. It’s been lovely and varied so far.” ~ Benedict Cumberbatch
  47. “It takes years to establish yourself, and then you have one big film and everyone calls you an overnight success. You think, ‘Christ, I’ve been sweating and crying for seven years.’.” ~ Joseph Fiennes
  48. “A lot of people think I was an overnight success, but I was an opening act for three or four years, and then I signed my contract with EMI. Then it kind of blew up overnight.” ~ Vanilla Ice
  49. “One press account said I was an overnight success. I thought that was the longest night I’ve ever spent.” ~ Sandra Cisneros

  50. “Eventually, after a couple of years, Stripe strated to become an overnight success.” ~ Patrick Collison
  51. “I tell you all this because it’s worth recognizing that there is no such thing as an overnight success. You will do well to cultivate the resources in yourself that bring you happiness outside of success or failure. The truth is, most of us discover where we are headed when we arrive. At that time, we turn around and say, yes, this is obviously where I was going all along. It’s a good idea to try to enjoy the scenery on the detours, because you’ll probably take a few.” ~ Bill Watterson
  52. “Our “overnight” success took 1,000 days.” ~ Brian Chesky
  53. “Overnight success just doesn’t happen. You’ve got to put your time in … you’re up and down, all of a sudden, it just clicks. And I think that’s what’s happened to me since I got to Montreal. And I’m proud of the things we’ve been able to accomplish … we’ve all made each other great.” ~ Anthony Calvillo
  54. “Pixar is seen by a lot of folks as an overnight success, but if you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.” ~ Steve Jobs

  55. “I think people love to attach themselves to the idea of an overnight success. That may be true about me.” ~ Darren Criss
  56. “I’m not an overnight success. My early publishing history, through my first five books, was unfortunate in many respects, typified by a couple of short anecdotes.” ~ John Lescroart
  57. “Some say I’m an overnight success. Well, that was a very long night that lasted about 10 years. But while I do, of course, now feel the pressure having had books that have been very successful, I just know I have to concentrate on writing for myself. I can’t worry about genres or markets or what might be commercial or not. That never works.” ~ Kate Morton
  58. “I was being ridiculed for going to school… But, you see, I had looked hard at the other musicians and the whole show-business scene… They were doing with jazz musicians what they usually reserved for rock n’ roll cats: making them overnight successes, then overnight antiques.” ~ Donald Byrd
  59. “I tell young people all the time because they think I’m an overnight success I’ve been doing this for over 20 years! And that means inspiring and motivating people.” ~ Eric Thomas

  60. “Hollywood has a way of making everything seem like an overnight success.” ~ Kevin Hart
  61. “If you’re in business it’s both a promise and a warning. It says that sometimes little things can cause some little guy to have an overnight success.” ~ Malcolm Gladwell
  62. “There is no substitute for hard work. There is no such thing as overnight success or easy money.” ~ Henry Sy
  63. “When it comes to being badass nothing beats this It took me 17 years and 114 days to become an overnight success.” ~ Lionel Messi

  64. “Great brands are like great stories. And every story has a beginning, a middle, and an end. And our job is to make sure that every chapter of our stories makes sense to the one in front of it and make sense to the one after it. There is no such thing as an overnight success. You have to get up and put your work boots on every single day.” ~ Kevin Plank
  65. “Sometimes it takes years for a person to become an overnight success.” ~ Prince

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