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Hi,

Sometimes we do things for right reasons but others consider us wrong because we can't give them valid reasons for our actions.

Let say there is a person who is somewhat rude toward me. First day he comes and calls me '' o you stupid'' without any reason. On second day he comes and calls me o you idiot. Third day he comes and calls me o you chimpanzee. Story goes on in the same way for hundred days. On 101th day he comes and calls me o you lazy stupid person. Suddenly I stand up and give a heavy blow on his face. Then people will get around us and ask me what happened. Will I tell them that that person called me that on certain day and on a certain day he called me that and on fiftieth day he called me that and blah blah. Obviously I will look like a child and people will consider me I'm rude and childish and I punched that person without any reason. Although there was a reason for that blow on his face but I can not explain this to people.

I want to make a quotation for what I said above. I have a suggestion which I will write down below. You give you own quotation and/or correct mine.

''Sometimes we cannot explain our actions and motives behind them.''
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No, you want to create a proverb, not a quotation (see your other question on this). A quotation has to be 'Sometimes we cannot explain our actions' - Jackson 6612. A direct copy of someone's speech or writing.

I'm not sure that you can really just deliberately create a proverb. Most of them just develop over time and are very ancient. They are also usually a bit obscure/metaphorical rather than just straight forward summaries.

But you could create a phrase that sums up this situation. At the moment your suggestion sounds as though the person doesn't understand themselves why they did something. Perhaps 'sometimes we cannot reveal all' sums this up better.
Dear nona the brit,

Thank you very much for helping me but my question is still unresolved, so please help me further to create a perfect proverb.

Vijay
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Sometimes an early action speaks louder then 100 words.

Or something like that. Just an idea.

Cheers
Hi,

I still couldn't find the required proverb. By the way what does that mean, ''Sometimes an early action speaks louder then 100 words.''
Well I just made it up. And I understand it that if you had said something, punched her in the face, the first time ( after the first insult ) then there would not be the 101st time.

Or something along those lines.

Ciao
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Dear friends,

Please help me to create a some good saying about the situation I described above. I hope you can understand what I'm trying to say above.
Patience may be adamantine, but water can wear away a stone.

[[adamantine • adjective literary unbreakable, having the hardness of a diamond]]
The straw that broke the camel's back is an existing idiom that fits the situation.
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