Suffix, Usually in kana, after -masu stem of verb
2. likely to ..., have a tendency to ...
3. easy to ...
it's easier said than done, saying is easy; doing is hard
it is easy to start an enterprise but hard to maintain it
少年老い易く学成り難し, 少年老いやすく学成りがたし, 少年老いやすく学なりがたし, しょうねんおいやすくがくなりがたし
study hard while you are young, boys grow old easily but getting learned is harder
it's hard to discipline one's mind, defeating the bandits in the mountains is easy; defeating the bandit in one's heart is hard