Elena: Why are you doing this?
Isobel: I'm showing you how easy it is for me to hurt the ones you love.

Don't say anything. You're a dick. End of story.

Matt [to Tyler]

I do believe in killing the messenger. Know why? It sends a message.

Damon

Stefan is different. He wants to be human. He wants to feel every episode of How I Met Your Mother.

Damon

Elena: Human life means that little to you?
Isobel: It means nothing to me. It's just being who I am.

Alaric: She threatened to go on a killing spree.
Damon: I take it that's not okay with you guys?

Damon: You successfully cured him of anything interesting about his personality.
Elena: Remember who helped me.
Damon: I hate myself.

Alaric: How could I not search for you?
Isobel: Because I wasn't lost, Ric.

John: What do you think your mother would say if she knew you were dating a vampire?
Elena: Which mother?

You brood too much... My actions, they belong to me. I own them.

Damon

If I just give myself over to the blood, I can make that pain stop. Every day, I fight that.

Stefan

Damon: It is a whole new world.
Stefan: We can explore it together.

The Vampire Diaries Season 1 Quotes

We met and we talked and it was epic. But the sun came up and reality set in.

Elena

We choose our own path. Our values and our actions, they define who we are.

Stefan