The Vampire Diaries: 17+ best quotes from Damon Salvatore


Damon Salvatore, the dark and brooding brother of Stefan Salvatore, has some of the best bloodlines of Vampire Diary. He’s just as likely to share his philosophical thoughts on corrupt morality as he is to offer witty lines and biting lines to the dialogue of other characters.

Although the series ended in 2017, some people still consider it one of their favorite vampire shows. The dramatic storyline and scorching cast certainly contribute to people’s love for the show, but the writers’ ability to craft memorable lines for characters like Damon makes the show hard to forget.

Here are some of the best quotes from Damon Salvatore during the Vampire diary 8 season race.

Meet Damon Salvatore

So who is this smoking vampire? Damon Salvatore, played by Ian Somerhalder, is the brother of Stefan Salvatore, played by Paul Wesley. Where Stefan is kind, loving, and caring, Damon is dark, malicious and brooding. While one is darkness, the other is light.

Although he’s billed as a malicious and callous vampire, if you stick around for the 8 seasons of Vampire Diary, you will begin to see a glimmer of kindness and compassion begin to develop as, over time, Damon changed his mind. He befriends Bonnie Bennett and Alaric Salzman and ends up capturing the heart of his true love.

At the start of the series, he falls in love with Elena, a recently orphaned teenager who looks like a vampire he loved, Katherine Pierce. Elena Gilbert actress Nina Dobrev plays the two characters.

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Pictured: (LR) Ian Somerhalder as Damon and Nina Dobrev as Elena
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Damon can thank Katherine for her original transition to a vampire. He purposely drank his vampire blood so that they could be together beyond mere human life. So that Stefan can join them as well, Katherine bites him without his consent, sealing her fate as a vampire.

Unfortunately, her brother Stefan is already deeply in love with Elena. The show follows the Damon and Stefan contest to win her heart as she falls in love with them both. Elena and Damon officially begin dating in season 4 and reunite after she wakes up from her sleep spell in the final season.

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Best quotes from Damon Salvatore

Over the course of his life, Damon Salvatore has had a number of deep, uplifting quotes and an equal amount of hilarious one-liners. Here are the best of the best quotes from Damon Salvatore.

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“Our life is a proverbial, big draw.”

Interesting concept. While it’s a good idea that all ideas are good, texting your ex after a few drinks is good. always a bad idea, which proves that his theory is incorrect.

Elena Gilbert: “Please don’t do anything stupid. “

Damon Salvatore: “Yeah, but stupid is so much more fun!”

Fair. But listen to your girlfriend on this, buddy.

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“There is no such thing as a bad idea. Only the awesome badly executed.

Meredith: “Tell me it’s not a bomb.”

Damon: “Okay, it’s a kitten. It’s an adorable kitten that explodes!

Tomato, tomato, bomb, exploding kitten. It’s all about the brand.

Katherine: “Bad day? “

Damon: “Wrong century.”

Mood. We’ve all been there.

“I have to go. Have a murder to plan. Busy day.”

Although personally I have never committed or conspired to murder, it seems like a task that would take up most of your day.

Caroline Forbes: “Hey, how come you’re not shining?”

Damon: “Because I live in the real world where vampires burn in the sun.”

Cast shade on dusk always makes good quotes.

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Quotes about morals and violence

After living nearly two centuries of kicking butt, taking names, and drinking blood, Damon Salvatore has an interesting take on morality. His views on ethics definitely leave room for violence.

Like a together a lot of violence.

Some of his views are affected by the fact that Damon has disabled his humanity twice, a power that vampires must control their emotions. As a vampire your senses are heightened and so is the human power to feel. So much so that he can completely defeat you.

Here are some of the best quotes from Damon Salvatore detailing his thoughts on a moral code and his ability to inflict violence.

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“I think the messenger should be killed. Know why? Because it sends a message.

What a delightfully violent play on the original saying. It’s almost Shakespearean to think of how whoever delivers the message becomes the message itself.

“I don’t go behind people’s backs to torture them. I love that my enemies look me in the eye and see the depth of my rage.

If you’re going to do something, give it your all.

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“If you’re going to be bad, be bad with a purpose or else you’re not worth forgiving.”

“See, I don’t mind being the bad guy. Because someone has to fill that role and get things done. You do bad things for no reason. You do them to be a jerk.

Doing things with purpose is one of Damon Salvatore’s main moral principles. Don’t do things just to cause pain and chaos. But if pain and chaos is a means to an end, then you are doing whatever it takes to make it happen.

“I’m going to push that ring so far up your ass, you’re really gonna choke on you.”

Poetic. This is a place where Jeremy Gilbert could put a ring of daylight.

Pictured (LR): Kat Graham as Bonnie and Ian Somerhalder as Damon Photo Credit: Quantrell Colbert / The CW
Pictured (LR): Kat Graham as Bonnie and Ian Somerhalder as Damon Photo Credit: Quantrell Colbert / The CW

Quotes about love and life

Dramatically pining for women is a big part of Damon Salvatore’s time. Over the centuries, he has developed equally dramatic thoughts about what love is like, some of which are quite somber.

Here are his dark thoughts on life and love.

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“What if the one who breaks your heart is the only one who can fix it?” “

I’ve been there, Damon. Quite the riddle.

“I was in love. It’s painful, unnecessary and overdone.

Put now this on a Hallmark Valentine’s Day card. It will be a bestseller, I’m sure.

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“The best way not to be heartbroken is to pretend you don’t have one.”

“True love will triumph in the end – which may or may not be a lie, but if it is a lie, then it is the best lie we have…”

It’s good to believe in happy endings. Even if this does not happen, it gives us hope for the future.

“Vampires cannot procreate. But we like to try.

“Frankly, my dear, I don’t care about anyone else. “

The Vampire Diaries - Quote from Damon Salvatore

“You can’t just sit there and wait for life to come to you, you’ve got to go get it.”

As the famous quote from Ferris Bueller says: “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around every now and then, you might miss it.

“Some girls just can’t resist my beauty, my style and my charm, and my unwavering ability to listen to Taylor Swift.”

Yes, the top four qualities that a girl looks for in a man.

“Prick her… rip her head off… something poetic.” “

Ah yes, my usual dating plans.

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Your Favorite Vampire Diaries Quotes

So what do you think? Did we miss a classic Damon joke? Are there any fantastic quotes from Damon Salvatore that you think fits on the list? What are your favorite moments from the Vampire Diaries?

Let us know in the comments and let us know which one is your favorite!

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