You can't just up and convert a whaling ship into a deep-sea trawler overnight.
Success is not obtained overnight. It comes in installments; you get a little bit today, a little bit tomorrow until the whole package is given out. The day you procrastinate, you lose that day's success. - Israelmore Ayivor
Instead of thinking about where you are, think about where you want to be. It takes twenty years of hard work to become an overnight success.
Writers Are Insane. For months we are lone wolves locked in our caves. Then overnight we become publicity hounds. It's a schizophrenic business. - Robert Mykle
A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that. - Chet Atkins
As a boy, I used to marvel that the letters in a closed book did not get scrambled and lost overnight. - Jose Luis Borges
Love has a nasty habit of disappearing overnight. - The Beatles
You cannot change your destination overnight. You can change your direction.--- - Jim Rohn
Timing, perseverance, and ten years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success. - Biz Stone
Thought I wanted overnight success, until I achieved it through hard work and the refusal to back down! What you earn, you keep. - A.M. Hudson
Weather forecast for tonight: dark. Continued dark overnight, with widely scattered light by morning. - George Carlin
Ambition is a dream with a V8 engine. Ain't nowhere else in the world where you can go from driving a truck to cadillac overnight - Elvis Presley
Whoever wants to be an overnight success must be willing to sweat for it during the day. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Beware! Friends are like chameleons, for they can turn enemies overnight. - Auliq Ice
You'll become that devil overnight, if you want to become that celebrity overnight. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Actually, I'm an overnight success. But it took twenty years. - Monty Hall