Damon Salvatore: You're not going in the house.
Elena Gilbert: You can't stop me. It's Stefan we're talking about here. You don't understand.
Damon Salvatore: Oh, I understand, I understand. He's the reason you live. His love lifts you up where you belong. I get it.
Elena Gilbert: Can you just not joke around for two seconds?
Damon Salvatore: I can't protect you, Elena. I don't know how many vampires are in there. That's how long (snaps his fingers) it takes to get your head ripped off. I have to get in and get out. I can't be distracted with your safety. Or this will end up a bloodbath that none of us walk away from... including Stefan. I know. I get it. I understand.
Damon Salvatore: You knew Katherine wasn't there.
Annabelle Zhu: You wouldn't have helped me. (Damon attacks Pearl) No! No!
Damon Salvatore: Why do you get a happy ending?
Annabelle Zhu: Please. You wouldn't have helped me.
Damon Salvatore: Why do you get it and I don't?
Pearl Zhu: The guard. The one at the church who locked us in. She promised to turn him. He was obsessed with her. She had him under her spell... like everybody else. He let her go.
Annabelle Zhu: Last I saw her... was Chicago... 1983. She knew where you were, Damon. She didn't care. Sorry.
Stefan Salvatore: Doing okay?
Elena Gilbert: Is it weird if I say yes?
Stefan Salvatore: Is it true?
Elena Gilbert: I should feel more upset... or scared or something, but I feel kind of exhilarated.
Stefan Salvatore: It's the adrenaline. You'll crash soon enough.
Elena Gilbert: Yeah, I guess. I fought back tonight. It felt good.
Elena Gilbert: What was it like? The '50s. Because in my mind I have this picture of somewhere between... American Bandstand, Grease. It's all varsity sweaters and milkshakes.
Stefan Salvatore: Well, that and, you know, McCarthyism and segregation, the nuclear arms race...
Elena Gilbert: Okay, but there were poodle skirts.
Stefan Salvatore: There were poodle skirts.
Bonnie Bennett: What do you want from me?
Damon Salvatore: I think we need a fresh start.
Bonnie Bennett: You tried to kill me.
Damon Salvatore: But I didn't. And if I wanted to, I would have. Does that not count for anything?
Bonnie Bennett: You know I can start fires with my mind. Fires kill vampires, right? Just stay the hell away from me.
Elena Gilbert: So why did you bring me with you?
Damon Salvatore: Well, you're not the worst company in the world, Elena. You should give yourself more credit.
Elena Gilbert: Seriously?
Damon Salvatore: I don't know, you were there in the road... all damsel-in-distress-like. And I knew it would piss off Stefan. And you're not the worst company in the world, Elena.