Taking care of you and Jeremy has been the closest I've ever come to the life I've always wanted.

Jeremy: Don't give me some crap speech about how I need to be the man of the house.
Alaric: Okay. I won't.

You don't know who I am, Elena. You only know the weakest part of me.

Damon is too arrogant to think his only friend would betray him.

Alaric: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde?
Elena: What? Damon. He thinks he's hilarious.

I'm surprised you have time to call, what with all this Original sex you've been having?

You're on speaker phone, dick.

Dr. Fell: I'm not crazy, Ric.
Alaric: Really, then what are you?

Alaric: Something's up with Elena. You know what it is?
Damon: I'm sure it starts with a Stef. And ends in an "an."

Alaric: Suddenly you care who lives or dies.
Damon: I have a small list.

Jeremy is an idiot. And I know this with certainty because I was once a Jeremy. Trust me, we learn. Eventually.

As far as I could tell, it’s a story. In simple, archaeological terms, it’s a really, really old story.

Vampire Diaries Quotes

You want a love that consumes you. You want passion and adventure, and even a little danger... I want you to get everything you're looking for. But for right now, I want you to forget that this happened. Can't have people knowing I'm in town yet. Goodnight, Elena.

Damon

Elena: Damon!
Damon: I'm not gonna hurt him, Elena. I'm the good guy now, remember?
Elena: What does that mean?
Damon: I'm gonna have a civil conversation with your father.