People say we were an overnight success. It took us a year to be an overnight success.
Wisdom does not come overnight.
The glaciers didn't freeze overnight.
I'm what is known as a 40-year overnight success.
It takes 20 years to make an overnight success.
There's no such thing as an overnight success. It took me a long to get there.
Actually, I'm an overnight success, but it took twenty years.
Everyone's like, 'overnight sensation.' It's not overnight. It's years of hard work.
Hollywood has a way of making everything seem like an overnight success.
We didn't really want to be an overnight success as that brings with it its own problems.
You'll become that devil overnight, if you want to become that celebrity overnight.
Old countries don't disappear overnight; they stay for breakfast.
In the digital age of 'overnight' success stories such as Facebook, the hard slog is easily overlooked.
My dad told me, 'It takes fifteen years to be an overnight success', and it took me seventeen and a half years.
Some say I'm an overnight success. Well, that was a very long night that lasted about 10 years.
You cannot change your destination overnight, but you can change your direction overnight.
I worked half my life to be an overnight success, and still it took me by surprise.
One press account said I was an overnight success. I thought that was the longest night I've ever spent.
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.
I was 40 years old before I became an overnight success, and I'd been publishing for 20 years.
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 succe...