As always, Serena van der Woodsen (Blake Lively) lights up the screen on Gossip Girl. This photo is from "School Lies," episode 12 of the first season.
Chuck tells Dan that they're from different worlds, and that Dan, by virtue of his middle-class stature, can't afford (in so many ways) to get suspended or expelled. Chuck, by contrast, can simply have his dad buy his way out of trouble.

Gossip Girl Season 1 Episode 12 Quotes

Sometimes you need to step outside, clear your head and remind yourself of who you are. And where you wanna be. And sometimes you have to venture outside your world in order to find yourself. As for me, I'm happy right where I am. I only wanna be with you. xoxo ... Gossip Girl

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You have no idea who you're dealing with.

Blair (to Vanessa)