Mad Men 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.Don
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.Roger
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!
Poor Bert. I should have realized it was the end. Any time a man starts talking about Napoleon, you know he's gonna die.Roger
You don't owe me anything. Goodbye Don.Megan
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That is a very sensitive piece of horseflesh. He shouldn't be rattled!Pete
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You think you're going to force me out of my own company?!Don
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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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Does this family exist anymore? Are there people who eat dinner and smile at each other without watching TV?Peggy
Bob: I'm thinking about you Joan. Is this what you want? To be near 40 in a two bedroom apartment with a mother and a little boy? I know I am flawed, but I am offering you more than anyone else ever will.
Joan: No, you're not Bob. Because I want love, and I'd rather die hoping that happens than make some arrangement.
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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It's been a pleasure working with you all. I wish you the best of luck.Bert
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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
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