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Updated on Aug 18, 2020. Posted on Oct 2, 2014

17 Lessons Blair Waldorf Taught You About Life

After all, she is the Queen B. The gossipiest Gossip Girl has much to teach us.

1. Know who you are and own that shit.

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Who cares if people don't like it?

2. Being in love is an emotional roller coaster.

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None of us can really make sense of it all.

3. No matter how shitty you think your life is, there's always something in it worth smiling about.

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4. You can't let anything get in the way of going after what you want.

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5. You have to make things happen for yourself.

6. You have to demand respect from others.

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Let ’em know, B.

7. Shopping can in fact lift your spirits, if only temporarily.

8. You shouldn't look down on someone just because you're not cool with what they do for a living.

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At the end of the day, everybody's gotta make ends meet.

9. Everyone makes mistakes.

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Some more than others.

10. You can sleep when you're dead.

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Stay on your grind!

11. Crashing a party can lead to some of the best times you've ever had.

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Or worst times, but it's the spontaneity that counts, amirite?

12. Keep your standards high when it comes to relationships, even if others think these standards make you shallow.

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It ain't all about the love, y'all.

13. Don't let anyone steal or disrupt your happiness.

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You deserve that shit.

14. Don't ever settle for a guy for ANY reason, no matter how fine he is or how much money he has.

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Not all hotties are created equally.

15. It's OK to not be OK.

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As long as you have good people in your corner, you're good to go.

16. Be fearless in saying how you truly feel, whether that's in love, in your work, or in a friendship.

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Even if doing so comes back to bite you in the future.

17. And, most important of all, HAVE FUN!

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Live your life and give no fucks while doing so.

Just always remember that Blair taught you.

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