Can you believe it's been nearly twelve years since Veronica Mars first premiered? Even after all that time, Kristen Bell's character is forever one of our faves. She's strong-willed, smart, sassy, and independent — and taught us so much about life!
Scroll down to see seven life lessons Veronica taught us.
Never let anyone diminish your worth.
After all, who said being a girl and a teenager lessens your credibility as a private investigator?
You don't have to put up with people's crap.
If someone won't leave you alone, it's perfectly fine to throw their drink in their face.
Show people you mean business.
Though it may not be the smartest idea to shoot them with a paint ball gun.
Be your biggest fan.
Veronica knew she was a good person – she didn't need anyone's affirmation.
Don't let yourself get TOO paranoid.
Or the next thing you know you'll be hiring a private investigator to search for a problem that isn't actually there.
Not everyone needs to know your business.
Let the reason why you threw a drink in someone's face remain a mystery.
Do what you think is right – regardless of what the people around you are doing.
If Veronica gave in to peer pressure, she wouldn't be besties with Wallace.