Miley Cyrus at the VMAs
She gave us an evergreen conversation topic from August 25, 2013 and onward.
She gave us the perfect song to sing to in the shower: "The Climb."
Miley Cyrus short hair tweet
She gave us the guts to live our beauty dreams, even if we're terrified of the results.
Miley Cyrus and Nick Jonas
She was kind enough to be Nick Jonas' first girlfriend, thus preparing him for a lifetime of being the sweetest, best Jonas.
She made us appreciate our own natural eyebrows (the kind with pigment).
She put Liam Hemsworth, the hottest man on the planet, on the map.
She gave us consistently awesome quotes from interviews.
She made our own fashion fails seem pretty sane by comparison.
She gave us that whole year of her life (2012) where all she did was make out with Liam and adopt more and more puppies. WINNING.
She gave us major Halloween inspiration.
She gave us the best ballad of 2013, bar none, in "Wrecking Ball."
Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth
She gave us hope in soul mates when she got engaged super young to Liam Hemsworth, who seemed to love her for who she truly is.
She gave us a classic Facebook status for every time we fly into Los Angeles. C'mon, you know what it is. Don't make me say it.
She gave us one very snuggly and cute Instagram account.
She gave us her tongue!
She gave us encouragement to hit the gym. Those abs!
She gave us the biggest dance craze since... the Macarena.
She proved to us that red lipstick can be rocked by ladies of all ages.
Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth red carpet
Miley Cyrus Hannah Montana Years
She showed us that it's never too late to become who you really are.