Mad Men quotes

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Don Draper: I don't hate Christmas. I hate this Christmas.

Don Draper: I don't know what it is about you, but I feel like myself when I'm with you, but the way I always wanted to feel, because I'm in love with you Megan, and I think I have been for a while.

Don Draper: I have been watching my life. It's right there. I keep scratching at it, trying to get into it. I can't.

Don Draper: I'm gonna ask you a question that was always asked of me when I was on job interviews.
Smitty: That is divine, man.
Don Draper: Have you ever been fired?

Don Draper: I've got this sick feeling in the pit of my stomach.
Faye Miller: Listen, maybe it's not all about work. Maybe that sick feeling might go away if you'd take your head out of the sand about the past.
Don Draper: You know it's not that simple.
Faye Miller: Of course it isn't. And you don't have to do it alone, but if you resolve some of that, you might be more comfortable with everything.
Don Draper: And then what happens?
Faye Miller: Then you're stuck trying to be a person like the rest of us.

Don Draper: It's your job. I give you money, you give me ideas.
Peggy Olson: And you never say thank you.
Don: That's what the money is for!

Don Draper: Let me ask you something, what do women want?
Roger Sterling: Who cares?

Don Draper: Let yourself out, lock the door behind a courtesy.
Faye Miller: You want to leave me here? You sure?
Don Draper: I'm taking everything interesting with me.

Don Draper: Mourning is just extended self-pity.

Don Draper: My Uncle Mac said he had a suitcase that was always packed. He said a man has to be ready to go at any moment. Jesus, maybe it's a metaphor.

Don Draper: No. Because there are people out there who buy things, people like you and me. And something happened. Something terrible. And the way that they saw themselves is gone. And nobody understands that. But you do. And that's very valuable.
Peggy Olson: Is it?
Don: With you or without you I'm moving on. And I don't know if I can do it alone. Will you help me?
Peggy: What if I say no? You'll never speak to me again.
Don: No. I will spend the rest of my life trying to hire you.

Don Draper: She is very important to me. I'm going to do what I have to.
Patty: You have no say in the affairs of this family. You're just a man in a room with a checkbook. I'm sorry.

Don Draper: The product is good. It's high quality. Dogs love it, but the name is poisoned.
Client: That name got us where we are. Do you think that was just luck?
Don Draper: I'm not saying a new name is easy to find. And we will give you a lot of options. But it's a label on a can. And it will be true because it will promise the quality of the product that's inside.

Don Draper: We should get married.
Midge Daniels: You think I'd make a good ex-wife?

Don Draper: We're Creative, the least important, most important thing there is.