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Idioms

variety is the spice of life

variety is the spice of life

Meaning:

  • New and exciting practices make life more attractive.
  • One should attempt lots of different types of experiences because trying different things maintains life exciting.
  • Life is more fascinating when it changes repeatedly and you have many diverse incidents.

Example:

  1. I started learning tennis after having tried swimming because variety is the spice of life.
  2. She loves trying different sports every year as she knows variety is the spice of life.
  3. James keeps exploring different countries every year. He says variety is the spice of life.
  4. Aren’t you bored of visiting the same restaurant every weekend? You should know that variety is the spice of life.
  5. One should learn different things for having different experiences as variety is the spice of life that keeps one moving.
  6. It is not his fault to keep changing his profession every five years. The belief that variety is the spice of life is in his blood.
  7. This generation believes that variety is the spice of life; that is why they keep changing their interests.

Origin:
This proverbial expression comes from William Cowper s poem The Task (1785): Variety’s the very spice of life, That gives it all flavors.

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