We’ve collected the best Overnight Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Momina Mustehsan, Adebayo Akinfenwa, Kelly Jones, Jim Kerr, Jim Rohn. Use them as an inspiration.
The passing of John Bonham… Let’s just put it… Before we say, ‘the passing of John Bonham,’ the introduction of John Bonham on the first album and ‘Good Times Bad Times,’ it changes drumming overnight.
I’m not a prophet, but I always thought it was natural for dictatorships to fall. I remember in 1989, two months before the fall of the Berlin Wall, had you said it was going to happen no one would have believed you. The system seemed powerful and unbreakable. Suddenly overnight it blew away like dust.
It’s impossible to redefine yourself and your life overnight.
You don’t become an Olympic medallist overnight and even after you do become an Olympian it doesn’t make everything go away and you have this perfect life.
Anorexia is pernicious and not something which goes away overnight.
We believe that rural India is going to be the next driver of growth. You cannot make money overnight there, as you have to set up infrastructure there; the value of transactions is lower – you need a few years before you can really make all those businesses profitable.
Substance abuse is a disease which doesn’t go away overnight. I’m working hard to overcome it. I did fail my recent drug test. I’m prepared to face the consequences.
President Karzai’s regime is not perfect. There are problems of improving governance. But you cannot transform Afghanistan overnight. It is going to be a long-term affair.
I’m what is known as a 40-year overnight success.
You can’t just learn wrestling overnight.
It’s so funny looking back, but my so-called overnight success actually took 15 years. I remember when I didn’t have any money, and my only car was mom’s Hyundai.
Anyone who wants to sell you overnight success or wealth is not interested in your success; they are interested in your money.
After almost 50 years in which federal spending averaged about 20 percent of GDP, Joe Sestak and Nancy Pelosi took federal spending to 25 percent. You know, that’s a 25 percent increase in the size of the government overnight. That’s what we – that’s what we’ve got to rein in.
Transforming a brand into a socially responsible leader doesn’t happen overnight by simply writing new marketing and advertising strategies. It takes effort to identify a vision that your customers will find credible and aligned with their values.
Some say I’m an overnight success. Well, that was a very long night that lasted about 10 years.
You can’t get too comfortable and relax, because your world can flip overnight.
Some people expect me to have changed overnight because of one big song.
Only the film industry can make you an overnight success. Unlike other jobs where you have to work your way up, here you can reach dizzying heights of fame instantly.
Starting in the mid-1990s, the end-to-end ubiquity of the Internet, combined with its cheapness, spontaneously combusted to give us Napster – a site that revolutionized the music industry overnight. We got P2P file swapping in the film and TV industry as well.
It’s doesn’t just come overnight, you’ve got to train for it and believe in yourself; that’s the most important thing.
One of the things I took from my wartime experiences was that reality was a stage set… the comfortable day-to-day life, school, the home where one lives and all the rest of it… could be dismantled overnight.
Fame doesn’t come overnight.
The people I know who have retired, so many of them lose interest and die; they just become nobodies overnight.
You can become a star overnight, guys. You can be on the street walking one day, and you’re on your way to the corner diner, and you had to hitch a ride to get there. And the next day, you can be a huge star, money coming at you from right and left. And you’ve got to know how to handle that situation.
‘The X Factor’ is like music camp. It’s invaluable what in a short amount of time ‘The X Factor’ can do to an artist and a person’s career. It can make them a superstar overnight.
Success doesn’t come overnight, especially for women.
You know, it’s nice being an overnight success after 50 years.
A player cannot become a world champion overnight. To become a champion, a player has to sacrifice a lot and to devote much of his time practising and training.
From a nobody, I seem to have become a celebrity of sorts overnight. I am dumbstruck and overwhelmed.
When you can attack legislation and get laws and the system changed, that’s going to bring a real impact, but we can’t expect that to happen overnight.
Things happen overnight for some people, not everyone.
I was only a young girl of 13 when my father passed away from a sudden heart attack, leaving us unprepared to take on life without him. We had been protected from life’s challenges so far. But without warning, all that changed overnight.
It’s really important that young people realise very rarely do you become an overnight success.
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.
Being quickest in practice is nice. It builds a lot of confidence overnight.
Nobody just said, ‘Here, be a star!’ I’ve joked many times that I was a seven-year overnight success.
Adaptability is a great asset to have because life is so unpredictable, and things can change overnight for any of us.
I want people to know that I am not an overnight success, if only to encourage the people who don’t feel that they are being successful.
During an early performance of ‘Spamalot,’ I left my regal gloves in the fridge to cool down and didn’t remember them until I was on stage. They needed to be thawed overnight.
I do not expect NASA to go out and build settlements and colonies. I do not expect them to give SpaceX all the money needed to colonize Mars. I do not expect them to realize the future of humanity is contingent on harvesting the wealth of the solar system overnight and suddenly subsidize my asteroid mining project.
Some people think success is overnight. I suppose, considering I came from Australia, it has been pretty quick. But I have a background in stand-up and improv, so I’ve really had to prove myself.
In my family, it was always encouraged to become a creative person. I became a doula instead, then I married an actor, and my sisters became famous almost overnight.
Travelling so much, sometimes my luggage goes astray. But I can get the right stuff sent to me overnight by a special shipper. No big deal.
Actually, I’m an overnight success, but it took twenty years.
A lot of people fear failures, struggling, they want overnight success and they live in their fake imaginary world.
You need to have discussions and make sure you guide players towards the collective spirit. It can’t be done overnight.
As a running back, when you get the ball year after year – and I would say three years on the short end and seven on the long side – you reach a point where it seems like overnight, your body changes and you can’t do what you used to do anymore. We see those drastic declines more at running back than any other position.
We live in a very disposable society, and people want everything right away, but unfortunately, vocal technique doesn’t come overnight.
There is no substitute for hard work. There is no such thing as an overnight success or easy money.
As one ages, eventually, no matter what regime you’ve followed, no matter how fiercely you’ve fought the fight, good health becomes harder to maintain. It may disappear overnight or simply dwindle, but with every year that passes, the odds shorten.
I think people love to attach themselves to the idea of an overnight success. That may be true about me.
My life has completely changed. Overnight it changed with ‘Every Little Thing.’
My dad told me, ‘It takes fifteen years to be an overnight success’, and it took me seventeen and a half years.
Whether you’re a DJ, whether you a rapper, whether you a producer, take it seriously. This is an occupation – you can get paid – don’t expect to blow up overnight, and appreciate when you do get paid any type of money, appreciate it.
There’s no such thing as an overnight success. It took me a long to get there.
It’s definitely not an overnight success. There has been a lot of work, effort and concentration to get where I am now. I’ve gone through different experiences, good and tough, to mould me into the player I am now.
Systemic change rarely comes overnight.
I don’t believe in becoming famous overnight.
When I wrote ‘PG-13,’ I had just won ‘RuPaul‘s Drag Race,’ all my nightmares had come true, and I was a brat. I was a privileged brat overnight.
The real rub is finding that authentic self and it’s not something that’s going to come to you overnight.
People say we were an overnight success. It took us a year to be an overnight success.
When it happened to us and it was all gone overnight, we said, ‘We are in this together, we are healthy, our children are healthy and we can work’.
Everyone else trains just as hard as well and that there really is no such a thing as overnight success.
I learned a long time ago that some people would rather die than forgive. It’s a strange truth, but forgiveness is a painful and difficult process. It’s not something that happens overnight. It’s an evolution of the heart.
I never wanted to do anything but get into show biz. But believe me, success didn’t come overnight. And I shed a lot of tears – like in school, when all the other kids in class made fun of me. They just hated me because I could sing and dance.
It took about 10 years’ time for Shopify to be an overnight success.
With the kinds of progress we’re seeing in Africa, we have people who have a very high expectation, and often people think that, you know, things would happen overnight. But I want people to understand that sometimes it even gets worse before it gets better.
To be able to change from being essentially a bad guy into a really hot babyface overnight is very hard to do.
You don’t need to stick to tough rules or overnight changes; you need not rely on hardcore discipline that makes you hate your life. You need only focus on progress, not perfection. Lean in to the process of losing weight, and it will happen easily.
When we were on ‘The X Factor,’ we didn’t realize how overnight the fame thing was. We didn’t really understand it until we went on a shopping trip. It was like Week 7 or 8 of the show. We went with a few other contestants and there were loads of people, packed.
I think my issues with the Internet surround people who become ‘overnight celebrities.’ It’s like, really? You put something on YouTube, and they Auto–Tuned it, and now you’re a star, and you have a TV show, and you have a record deal.
‘Pink‘ is the turning point in my career. It just changed everything for me overnight.
It takes time to restore an old historic car – you can’t just do it overnight. That’s how I look at the administration that came before Obama.
The first thing I do after waking up is check my phone for news. I like to make sure the world is still here and understand what happened overnight.
If you make the effort to address the moves that cause a slice, you can straighten out all your shots. It won’t happen overnight, but if you’re systematic about it, the process will work.
These days, with ‘American Idol‘ and all the other reality shows, young people become famous overnight, and that can be very difficult to handle, the way photographers follow you around and study your every move.
When I was a child, I was unable to go to any type of sleepaway summer camp because of health issues. Once I learned about the Lopez Foundation, I knew I wanted to get involved, send kids with kidney disease away to camp so they can still experience overnight camp with medical needs at hand.
The best compliment is when other parents invite your children to come over, or stay overnight. Afterward, I hear how well-behaved and respectful they were. I think that’s one of the most wonderful compliments you can get as a parent.
I don’t believe that killing the French model in order to become the U.K. or the United States overnight is the solution. You have a big debate on inequality there, and for our society, a lot of inequality would not be bearable.
You have to learn how to sing from your diaphragm, and you don’t become a great performer overnight. It takes a while. The more you do it, the better you are.
I never subscribed to what you might call the neo-Conservative position that somehow, at the barrel of a gun, overnight, liberty and democracy could be conjured up.
I wake up early in the morning and the first thing I have is almonds soaked overnight, with walnuts and raisins. Then I have one fruit – apple or pear.
I never really wear any make-up on my face, like foundation or anything – and I really wouldn’t advise that you leave that on your skin at night – but I do often leave on my eye make-up overnight. I actually prefer it the next day; it looks more worn-in.
People don’t just show up in the C-suite overnight.
Just because a black man is running the RNC doesn’t mean black folks are going to, ‘Oh, OK, I will be a Republican.’ Just as with the election of President Obama. All the problems and concerns that are very important to African Americans don’t get solved overnight.
I was 40 years old before I became an overnight success, and I’d been publishing for 20 years.
The job market improved impressively under Barack Obama’s presidency after the Great Recession, when millions of jobs vanished seemingly overnight.
Every year, once a year, in Maryland, I go for a week and overnight camp with about 50 to 60 kids with muscular dystrophy, all ages, seven to 21. And it is really fun. I have some great friends there and wonderful counselors.
I have been performing as long as I can remember, so I built my craft. People think I was discovered after the first show I played once I landed in L.A., and it just happened instantly – overnight. The truth is, I was performing wherever I could for five years.
Becoming famous is a really shocking thing, especially when you don’t have aspirations to it. It got to the point where I would try and avoid making eye contact with anyone. It was freaky, and it just happened overnight. I couldn’t handle it.
There’s no such thing as an overnight success.
Overnight stardom can be harmful to your mental health. Yeah. It has ruined a lot of people.
We clearly have to reduce harmful energy emissions. Everyone acknowledges we simply can’t switch off fossil fuels overnight.
The most overwhelming factor was becoming a mother. The entire perspective of life changes overnight.
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.
I worked 18 years to become an overnight success. Now MagicPlace.com will short circuit that process for people.
Olympic Gold changed me and my life dramatically. I became a celebrity overnight and people see me as a famous skater, not a real person.
The thing that is cool about my come up is that I dealt with fame and having money gradually. It didn’t happen overnight. It was something that took a while to happen. It was something that humbled me and made me very appreciative of my blessings more than I would have been if it had happened faster and easier.
Change won’t happen overnight.
On Twitter, there’ll be fans of ‘Army Wives‘ and people who say, ‘I’ve been following you since ‘Supernatural,’ I loved you on ‘Person of Interest,” and it’s really cool to get that love. To them, I’m not just an overnight success.
I worked at Deutsche Bank for about eight years on their overnight shift. I was working consistently in the theater. I just wanted to know that my rent was going to be paid on time!
It was a long, circuitous route from my mom’s real estate business to Netflix. It didn’t happen overnight. Or in a year. Or even in ten years. But it happened.
Sweet But Psycho‘ blew up pretty much overnight after my 10-year struggle. It’s hilarious when people say it was overnight, because it was not overnight.
‘Doctor Who‘ would be overnight fame that would last for three years, and then what? I’m in this for the long term.
I went from absolutely nothing to a lot of people judging me overnight, and it was really tough for me.
Look at my success. I didn’t achieve it overnight. It has been the product of many years’ struggle, and every year, my times have shown gradual improvement.
It’s so funny, this thing of ‘overnight success.’ I’ve been doing this for 20 years, but yes, sure, it happened overnight!
I have been doing this since I was 10 years old. It wasn’t like I was an overnight hit. I think when that happens to some actors – they just don’t know what to do with themselves. You don’t know how to cope with friends and all of a sudden not being able to go out. It’s such a shock to your system.
I had left school at 16, gone to stage school – and, until I was 22, I hadn’t really played anyone but myself. Then in 1979, I made a film with Mike Leigh called ‘Grownups,’ which went out on the BBC, and overnight this new career opened up.