10 Taylor Swift Quotes: The Guide to Put-Downs, Revenge and Otherwise Getting Your Way

Say this about Taylor Swift, she knows what she wants and she knows how to get it. Date a Kennedy? Done! Break sales records on iTunes? Easy-peasy! But there's one thing Taylor's always been best at: giving swift lyrical jabs to the haters, horrible boyfriends and mean girls who stand in her way. Want to follow in her footsteps? Read our comprehensive guide to Taylor's best put-downs, and then put them to use in your own life! Just put one barb in front of the other, and you'll be clawing your way to the top in no time.

1. IF YOU GET DUMPED BY A COUNTRY BOY... "I hate that stupid old pickup truck, that you never let me drive." -"Picture to Burn"

2. IF YOU GET DUMPED BY A SELF-PROFESSED "NICE GUY": "Every smile you fake is so condescending." -"Cold As You"

3. IF YOU WANT TO EMASCULATE AN EX WHO'S SHORTER THAN YOU: "He didn't like it when I wore high heels. But I do." -"Begin Again"

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4. IF YOU GET DITCHED BY A PLAYER: "And the saddest fear comes creeping in: that you never loved me, or her, or anyone." -"I Knew You Were Trouble"

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5. IF YOUR EX HAS DELUSIONS OF GRANDEUR: "I was a dreamer before you went and let me down. Now it's too late for you and your white horse to come around." -"White Horse"

6. IF YOUR BOYFRIEND WANTS TO STAY TOGETHER AFTER HE CHEATS ON YOU: "You shouldn't be begging me for forgiveness at my feet. You should've said no, baby, you might still have had me." -"Should've Said No"

7. IF YOUR EX KEEPS PESTERING YOU: "So he calls me up and he's like 'I still love you,' and I'm like, 'I just … I mean this is exhausting, you know, like: We are never getting back together. Like, ever.'" -"We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together"

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8. IF YOU GET DUMPED FOR A THESPIAN: "She's an actress. She's better known for the things that she does on the mattress." -"Better Than Revenge"

9. IF YOU GET DUMPED FOR A HIPSTER: "But no amount of vintage dresses gives you dignity." -"Better Than Revenge"

10. IF YOUR CRUSH IS CRUSHING ON A WET BLANKET: "There's a fire inside you that can't help shine through. She's never gonna see the light no matter what you do" -"Invisible"

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