Variety is the spice of life


Changes and new experiences make life delightful.

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variety is the spice of life

Diversity makes life interesting, as in Jim dates a different girl every week—variety is the spice of life, he claims. This phrase comes from William Cowper's poem, “The Task” (1785): “Variety is the very spice of life, That gives it all its flavor.”

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