easier said than done
Also, more easily said than done. Describing something more readily talked about than accomplished, as in Keeping the cats off the sofa is easier said than done. This expression also was put as sooner or better said than done. Today, the variant (more easily) is still heard less often than the original. [c. 1450]
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But the other thing that needs to be done is for us citizens to do.Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Our Duty Is to Keep Charlie Hebdo Alive|Ayaan Hirsi Ali|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Newspapers around Europe have also done so in solidarity with the slain.Why We Stand With Charlie Hebdo—And You Should Too|John Avlon|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Neither the Republican nor the Democratic party have done anything to consistently target Asian- American voters.
He made clear that he fully appreciated what the cops had done.
“For conveniences and shops where you can buy what you need,” it is much easier, he said.The Photographer Who Gave Up Manhattan for Marrakech|Liza Foreman|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
You need but will, and it is done; but if you relax your efforts, you will be ruined; for ruin and recovery are both from within.Pearls of Thought|Maturin M. Ballou
Done, says he, why let fifty of our men advance, and flank them on each wing.
By the time I had done my toilette there was a tap at the door, and in another minute I was in the salle--manger.
And is this a mere fantastic talk, or is this a thing that could be done and that ought to be done?The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
If it took years to do it, you shall never stir out of this house till it is done.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu