Don Draper Quotes
Well, I've given this a lot of thought and I believe that we should do everything we can to keep Jim from breaking up the agency.
Peggy: No. Cancel it. What about the moon landing?
Don: It was a success.
Peggy: No, DON, I have to talk to people who just touched the face of God about hamburgers!
You think you're going to force me out of my own company?!
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Don: I worry about a lot of things, but I don't worry about you.
Peggy: What do you worry about?
Don: That I never did anything and that I don't have anyone.
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Don: Well, whenever I'm really confused about an idea, first I abuse the people whose help I need and then I take a nap.
Don: Then I start at the beginning and see if I wind up in the same place.
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Don: How's it going?
Peggy: Did you park your white horse outside? Spare me the suspense and tell me what your save the day plan is.
Don: I don't have anything yet. The idea I had wasn't great.
Peggy: It wasn't great. It was terrible. I wanna hear the real one. Or are you just gonna pull it out during the presentation?
Don: This idea is good. I think we can get the client to buy it.
Peggy: No you don't or you wouldn't have questioned it.
Don: I'm going to do whatever you say.
Peggy: So you're going to pitch the hell out of my shitty idea and I'm going to fail.
Don: Peggy, I'm here to help you do whatever you want to do.
Peggy: Well, how do I know?
Don: That's a tough one.
Peggy: You love this.
Don: Not really. I want you to feel good about whatever you're doing. That's just the job.
Peggy: What's the job?
Don: Living and not knowing.
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Peggy: Well it's just um. I just wanted you to know that I tried your kids' point of view and it's not good.
Don: (laughs) Well it was great hearing from you.
Peggy: Well I know now that you're presenting that you're prone to more serious thought and I just want you to know this one's a loser.
Don: I'm always working Peggy.
Peggy: Why are you undermining me?
Don: From now on I won't express myself.
Peggy: Well, not it's tainted. It's poisoned because you expressed yourself.
Don: If you don't want to do it, don't do it.
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Don: Tell me it was all a dream. Tell me you didn't miss this.
Megan: I missed you.
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Don: I want my job back.
Freddie: How the hell do you think that's gonna happen when you're at the bottom of a bottle? You know you never have to have another drink again.
Don: I don't wanna hear that right now.
Freddie: You're hung over. It's the best time to hear it. Are you just gonna kill yourself? Give them what they want? Or go in your bedroom, get in uniform, fix your bayonet and hit the parade. Do the work, Don.
Sally: Please stop.
Don: I'm not stopping the car.
Sally: Stop talking.
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I didn't know I was going to be interrogated by the Hooterville telephone operator.
Passenger: If I was your wife, I wouldn't like this.
Don: She knows I'm a terrible husband.
Passenger: How long have you been married?
Don: Not long enough. I really thought I could do it this time.
Passenger: Did she kick you out?
Don: No. She doesn't know that much, but she knows.
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