Sure the action scenes (and we mean that in both senses) are fun, but the real reason we love The Vampire Diaries are the quips Stefan (Paul Wesley), Elena (Nina Dobrev), Damon (Ian Somerhalder), and the rest exchange in between stakings and making out. Check out our top 10 quotes from Season 4, Episode 18,”American Gothic”
10. Talk about a straight shooter
Elena, to Rebekah: I smell like leather, and have I mentioned your voice bothers me?
9. Rub it in, why don’t you?
Damon:...until they borrowed my car.
Stefan: You mean when you let them steal your car.
8. No one uses voicemail anymore
Caroline, to Klaus: I got your 50-bajillion missed calls; this better be life and death.
7. Caroline Forbes, Teller of Truths.
Caroline, to Klaus: I don’t know if this some new way of flirting — but if it is, it sucks.
6. Sad but true
Klaus, to Caroline: Sorry darling, if I die, I take all of your friends with me.
5. Doppleganger makeover, anyone?
Elena, impersonating Katherine: What do we think?
Rebekah: Close...but not quite slutty enough.
4. Hair-diss, ahoy!
Katherine, at Elena impersonating her: This will never work — the doe-eyes, the bad haircut. You’ll never pass for me.
3. With friends like these...
Stefan, to Katherine: You have to question Elijah’s “impeccable taste” if he’s friends with you.
2. Who’s heartless know?
Caroline, to Klaus as she’s trying to remove the splinter: Oh my god you do have a heart! Oh, my bad. It’s just a bloody rib.
1. Love me, love my doppelganger
Elijah, kissing Elena: I’ve missed you.