Misquoted and terribly paraphrased in my Twitter feed. The actual quote is:

The alternative to good design is bad design, not no design at all. Everyone makes design decisions all the time without realizing it

80 inspiring quotes on design

Whenever you start a new project, start with the most interesting part first.

This is known as starting in the middle.

If you get the most interesting part working you reap a high from the success. From that initial success you can start to bolt new things into this new thing you created.