With few exceptions, rules and regulations only serve to:
1. Divert attention from a company’s objectives.
2. Provide a false sense of security for executives.
3. Create work for bean counters.
4. Teach men to stone dinosaurs and start fires with sticks.Ricardo Semler
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.Mark Twain
What gets us into trouble is not what we don’t know. It’s what we know for sure that just ain’t so.Mark Twain
For each desired change, make the change easy (warning: this may be hard), then make the easy changeKent Beck
“Software development is a game of insight, and insight comes to the prepared, rested, relaxed mind.”Kent Beck
Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place. Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are, by definition, not smart enough to debug it.Brian Kernighan