We both know you're in the acquisitions business. You should buy the whole company. Because I have a vision. All our accounts, our cutting-edge computer and the employees I know to be worthy as an independent subsidiary of McCann. You just lost Burger Chef, we may win it, and then you'll still have it. And I'll have my company without Jim Cutler and all that baggage from CGC.

Poor Bert. I should have realized it was the end. Any time a man starts talking about Napoleon, you know he's gonna die.

Well, the snows melted but not the hearts of New Yorkers. I just had some old lady call me a kike.

You know what they say about Detroit; it's all fun and games until they shoot you in the face.

Burt: You're a real prick, you know that?
Roger: Damn it Burt. You stole my goodbye.

Burt: My clients will leave with me.
Roger: Haha. No one will ever say you weren't funny, Burt.

The man knew how to talk. I don't know why, but I thought that would save him. I thought it would solve the whole thing.

I'll buy you a drink if you wipe the blood off your mouth.

You gonna tell me what you're gonna talk about, or is my look of surprise part of the sales pitch?

Don: Why do we do this?
Roger: For the sex, but it's always disappointing.

Don't fool yourself. This is some very dirty business.

Marie: And then one day I made too many mistakes.
Roger: Where was I that day?

Mad Men Quotes

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


Nostalgia - it's delicate, but potent. Teddy told me that in Greek, "nostalgia" literally means "the pain from an old wound." It's a twinge in your heart far more powerful than memory alone. This device isn't a spaceship, it's a time machine. It goes backwards, and forwards... it takes us to a place where we ache to go again. It's not called the wheel, it's called the carousel. It let's us travel the way a child travels - around and around, and back home again, to a place where we know are loved.

Don Draper