Talk is cheap. Show me the code. Always code as if the guy who ends up maintaining your code will be a violent psychopath who knows where you live.
Premature optimization is the root of all evil in programming. If debugging is the process of removing software bugs, then programming must be the process of putting them in.
One of my most productive days was throwing away 1000 lines of code. I don't care if it works on your machine! We are not shipping your machine!
When debugging, novices insert corrective code; experts remove defective code.
Programming languages, like pizzas, come in only two sizes: too big and too small.
Without requirements or design, programming is the art of adding bugs to an empty text file.