It’s amazing just how many languages (and dichos) would fit this. I first ran across this in New Mexico in 1991 very apropos at that time RE: women in the highway and environment departments. The specific source is in deep storage (still) but I’m hoping the creator will recognize it and let me know.
In Alaska I’ve heard, “you’re too thoughtful” and “you can’t expect them to understand…”
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