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Variety is the spice of life

Meaning: Monotony is bad for us. We need plenty of change. It adds interest to our lives, just as spice adds interest to food.

Note: variety (noun) = change | spice (noun) = a strong-smelling vegetable substance used to flavour food, such as cloves or pepper | Compare: "A change is as good as a rest."

Quick Quiz:

Someone who believes that "variety is the spice of life" is most likely to
  1. have the same job until retirement
  2. like spicy foods
  3. change jobs quite often

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