You cannot change your destination overnight. You can change your direction.

I think that people need to have the courage of their convictions and not be trying to fool people into thinking that they've changed overnight.

Better Counsel comes overnight.

Failure is not a single, cataclysmic event.

You don't fail overnight. Instead, failure is a few errors in judgment, repeated every day.

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It takes twenty years to become an overnight success.

The real rub is finding that authentic self and it's not something that's going to come to you overnight.

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Don't get it twisted. It takes many long, restless nights to be an overnight success.


Loss of freedom seldom happens overnight.

Oppression doesn't stand on the doorstep with toothbrush moustache and swastika armband -- it creeps up insidiously... step by step, and all of a sudden the unfortunate citizen realizes that it is gone.

Most books today seemed to have been written overnight from books read the day before.

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.

Yes, you can lose somebody overnight, yes, your whole life can be turned upside down. Life is short. It can come and go like a feather in the wind.

Actually, I'm an overnight success, but it took twenty years.

I just wondered what a thing it would be.

..if overnight everything you owe anything to, justice, or love, had really gone away. Free. It would be...heartless terror. Yes. Terrible, and... Very great. To shed your skin, every old skin, one by one and then walk away, unemcumbered, into the morning.

A war in the Taiwan Strait would destroy China's international relations overnight. It would destroy Chinese - Japanese relations, not to mention Chinese - American relations.

Our attitude towards what has happened to us in life is the important thing to recognize. Once hopeless, my life is now hope-full, but it did not happen overnight. The last of human freedoms, to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, is to choose one's own way.

Son, in politics you've got to learn that overnight chicken shit can turn to chicken salad.

Our society loves to romanticize the idea of the single, solo inventor who, working late in the lab one night, makes an earthshaking discovery, and voila, overnight everything's changed. That's a very appealing picture; however, it's just not true. Medicine today is a team sport.

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.

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'.

What is news? It's hard to quantify. Certainly news has changed completely, and the morning shows are not really designed to bring you the news, except to tell you what happened overnight, and the rest of it is a kind of magazine mentality - a little bit of this, a little bit of that. It's harder to be an educated and informed citizen.

But if you pick up every other magazine, it is the peanut butter diet, or the cabbage soup diet, and then you go to the radio and you hear that you can drink some solution and you will lose weight overnight. It just does not work that way!

I was shocked cause I didn't even know that they made my jersey.

I didn't know that they made it so fast, so when I saw it I was like, I had to look three times and I was like, 'Did they customize that?' And then I saw a couple of other ones and I was like, ok, they must've made them overnight or something.

It feels like it's just starting in America and the UK.

It's great to have a loyal fanbase in Australia and New Zealand. People in America say how polished our band are, but that didn't happen overnight; that came from doing all this touring back home.

After all those years as a woman hearing 'not thin enough, not pretty enough, not smart enough, not this enough, not that enough,' almost overnight I woke up one morning and thought, 'I'm enough.'

My dad told me, 'It takes fifteen years to be an overnight success', and it took me seventeen and a half years.

You bet I arrived overnight. Over a few hundred nights in the Catskills, in vaudeville, in clubs and on Broadway.

A loss never bothers me after I take it.

I forget it overnight. But being wrong - not taking the loss - that is what does damage to the pocketbook and to the soul.

Overnight I became a cottage industry.

Give me a couple of years, and I'll make that actress an overnight success.

None of us suddenly becomes something overnight.

The preparations have been in the making for lifetime.

Anyone who wants to sell you overnight success or wealth is not interested in your success; they are interested in your money.

Patience can't be acquired overnight.

It is just like building up a muscle. Every day you need to work on it.

I'm not going to change the world overnight.

It's one person at a time, and hopefully they're people in positions of power who can help people get in those roles and really, truly embrace colorblind casting.

What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight. Build anyway.

A Yale University management professor in response to student Fred Smith's paper proposing reliable overnight delivery service: The concept is interesting and well-formed, but in order to earn better than a 'C', the idea must be feasible.

I have accomplished a lot, but it didn't happen overnight for me.

I was 35 when I got the show, and had been working professionally for 15 years. It would be a lot weirder if I were in my early 20s and stumbled into it.

I mean, I'm obviously not one of those people who's so beautiful women take their clothes off when I walk into the room. I didn't become a star overnight.

People say we were an overnight success. It took us a year to be an overnight success.

There's no such thing as an overnight success. It took me a long to get there.

The U.S. military has done a phenomenal job of creating these facilities almost over-night and dealing with these sworn enemies of America with more respect and dignity than they ever would have considered according our officers had they captured any.

Of course, there will be few people who are sympathetic but you don't become a great team overnight, no matter how much money you have at your disposal.

Everyone else trains just as hard as well and that there really is no such a thing as overnight success.

We didn't really want to be an overnight success as that brings with it its own problems.

One is that the perfect garden can be created overnight, which it can't.

I thought I'd write one book and the world would change overnight.

No one has really heard my side of the story, the adventure we had together, the transformation that I had going from a schoolgirl to a woman overnight.

Well, we're just now seeing the reductions in mortgage rates.

The mortgage rates are based on the ten-year rate and the Fed controls the overnight or the shorter rates.

We didn't have music videos. You weren't an overnight sensation. You had to work at it and learn your craft: how to take care of your voice, how to pace your concerts, all that trial and error.

The shift to a cleaner energy economy wont happen overnight, and it will require tough choices along the way. But the debate is settled. Climate change is a fact.

Overnight stardom can be harmful to your mental health. Yeah. It has ruined a lot of people.

I was an overnight sensation.