Astonishing as it may seem, some developers like to commit changes to their version control system frequently to create the impression that they are hard at work. This only works if you are managed by the technically incompetent. In other words, it works more frequently than you would like.
– The Mismeasure of a man, Hacknot
Every time I read this book (again) I can’t help but be astonished by its amazing wisdom.