12 Oscar Wilde quotes

  1. Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.
  2. Morality, like art, means drawing a line someplace.
  3. One should always play fairly when one has the winning cards.
  4. Illusion is the first of all pleasures.
  5. I am not young enough to know everything.
  6. Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative.
  7. A man can be happy with any woman as long as he does not love her.
  8. America is the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without civilization in between.
  9. The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about.
  10. When the gods wish to punish us, they answer our prayers.
  11. Crying is the refuge of plain women, but the ruin of pretty ones.
  12. I can resist anything but temptation.