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1. "Thought I wanted overnight success, until I achieved it through hard work and the refusal to back down! What you earn, you keep."
Author: A.M. Hudson
2. "My dad told me, 'It takes fifteen years to be an overnight success', and it took me seventeen and a half years."
Author: Adrien Brody
3. "Aside from a very select few, there are no overnight success stories. Most of the time that single step took a thousand miles to get to it."
Author: Carl Henegan
4. "I worked 18 years to become an overnight success. Now will short circuit that process for people."
Author: Criss Angel
5. "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."
Author: Criss Angel
6. "I think people love to attach themselves to the idea of an overnight success. That may be true about me."
Author: Darren Criss
7. "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."
Author: Donald Byrd
8. "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."
Author: Israelmore Ayivor
9. "People say we were an overnight success. It took us a year to be an overnight success."
Author: James Daly
10. "I realized that success is not a one-time act or a moment of luck and that "Overnight Success" is never true. Success is created through and by creating a habit caused by proper self-discipline."
Author: Jan Mckingley Hilado
11. "Watching a tree grow will likely drive you crazy. It's a boring process if you stand there, impatiently tapping your foot, waiting for it to do something. But if you step away and come back later, you'll be surprised to see something beautiful emerge. The fact is the plant is doing something: it's growing. Just not as quickly as you might like. Our culture has conditioned us to expect instant results and overnight success; this impatience runs so rampant that we dress it up in terms like "efficiency" and "productivity." But really what's happening is we are conditioning ourselves to get what we want now, all the time. This mindset robs us of the lessons that waiting can teach us, causing us to miss out on the slow but important stuff of life."
Author: Jeff Goins
12. "I worked half my life to be an overnight success, and still it took me by surprise."
Author: Jessica Savitch
13. "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."
Author: John Lescroart
14. "We didn't really want to be an overnight success as that brings with it its own problems."
Author: Kelly Jones
15. "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."
Author: Lisa Loeb
16. "I was 40 years old before I became an overnight success, and I'd been publishing for 20 years."
Author: Mary Karr
17. "Actually, I'm an overnight success, but it took twenty years."
Author: Monty Hall
18. "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."
Author: Steve Jobs
19. "An overnight success is ten years in the making."
Author: Tom Clancy

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