The Caroline Forbes Book of Wisdom: 10 Lessons on Love, Life, and Friendship

One glance at Caroline Forbes — with her bouncy blonde curls, cute printed sundresses, and perky demeanor — and most people would roll their eyes and groan. “Oh, I bet she’s a cheerleader too, right?” they’d ask, their voices dripping with sarcasm. And, while Care Bear did wave pom poms during her years at Mystic Falls High, she’s far more than a mere television stereotype. She’s a young girl who, just like the rest of us, has her fair share of dreams, desires, and insecurities.

Best of all? Caroline is wise beyond her years and has proven herself a source of inspiration during tough times. Take a look below for 10 reasons life, love, and friendship!

Honesty is the best policy.

Caroline Forbes quote on talking

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Be forward with your friends when they ask for dating advice.

Caroline Forbes quote on sex

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Don’t be afraid to pose tough questions.

Caroline Forbes quote on loneliness

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Appreciate the value of hard work and understand that you sometimes need to get your hands dirty.

Caroline Forbes quote on getting things done

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When a situation calls for it, rise against the haters and speak your mind.

Caroline Forbes quote on being kind

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The key to a successful relationship is R-E-S-P-E-C-T.

Caroline Forbes quote on guys messing with her

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Be willing to accept that not all is fair in love and war.

Caroline Forbes quote on love

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Every person’s life is important. Treat it with care.

Believe in who you are and what you stand for even when others don’t.

Caroline Forbes quote on change

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There’s never a wrong time to enjoy an impromptu dance party with your friends!

Caroline Forbes dances the night away - "We'll Always Have Bourbon Street"

Getting jiggy with it.

What’s the best lesson that Caroline Forbes has ever taught you? Share away in the comments!


  1. Tiffany Said:

    Caroline is freakin’ bada** as a vampire. I admire her strength, honesty, values, and intelligence. She is the definition of a strong female iconic figure.

  2. Tiffany Said:

    And she knows how to make you cry and laugh at the same time. ;p

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