“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
I used to use this as my signature a few years back to try and make devs think about what they are writing. It is nearly always better to make the code simple and readable than to try and produce the best possible code. No it isn't as fun, but it is a damn side better for those that have to try and decipher your clever coding tricks later.