Sally: You know what I'm going to write down for my dream? I'm going to get on a bus and get away from you and mom and hopefully become a different person than you two.
Don: Hey! I'm your father and you may not want to listen to this, but you are like your mother and me. You're going to find that out. You're a very beautiful girl. It's up to you to be more than that.

Sally: I'm so tired of people asking me what I want to do.
Don: Well, if you're lucky enough to think of it, you should write it down, 'cause when you get older, you're gonna forget.

Don: You have a foul mouth. Take responsibility for your failure. That account was handed to you and you made nothing of it because you have no character.
Mathis: You don't have any character. You're just handsome. Stop kidding yourself!
Don: Everybody has problems. Some people can handle them and some people can't. Look at yourself because the next thing you're going to have to move past is losing this job. You're fired.

Peggy: This is supposed about my job, not the meaning of life.
Don: So you think those things are unrelated?
Peggy: I didn't know you'd be in a mood.
Don: Do you want to do this or not?
Peggy: Why don't you just write down all your dreams so I can shit on them?

Don: What do you see for the future?
Peggy: Well, um...is that on there?
Don: No, I'm just curious.
Peggy: I'd like to be the first woman creative director at this agency. [Don grins] That's funny to you?
Don: No, I'm impressed that you know exactly.

Peggy: Ted told me I have to fill out my own performance review.
Don: I guess he respects your opinion.
Peggy: I'm tired of this.
Don: I'd start with that.

Don: Do you ever feel like there's less to actually do but more to think about?
Ted: Not really. Maybe I'm a bad manager. Maybe I'm too, what do they call it, 'hands on.'

Pete: I don't know why we couldn't swing by your apartment. What will the client think that you're renting clubs?
Don: Megan's moving her things today.
Pete: I didn't know you were still going through that.

Don: Who are you hiding from?
Roger: I've got two secretaries and three telephones. I feel like Marlon Perkins is chasing me on the Savannah. Hiding is pointless.

Diana: What do you want?
Don: I want to eat dinner with you, even if it's five minutes at a time.

You'd rather find new creative than pick a girl?

Don: Rachel.
Rachel: Yes?
Don: You're not just smooth. You're Wilkinson smooth.

Mad Men Quotes

It's been a pleasure working with you all. I wish you the best of luck.

Bert

Don: Rachel.
Rachel: Yes?
Don: You're not just smooth. You're Wilkinson smooth.