far be it from me to

far be it from me to (do something)

I am not going to do the particular thing stated after "to." (However, this phrase often precedes one doing the very thing they claim they won't do.) Far be it from me to tell you how much to work on this report, but do you really think its thorough enough?
See also: far

far be it from (or for) me to

used to express reluctance, especially to do something which you think may be resented.
See also: far