Mad Men quotes

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Peggy Olson: A Night to Remember is every girl's dream. It holds the wholesome promise of the kind of hand holding that eventually leads to marriage.

Peggy Olson: [to Don] You'll have to believe me that I'll forget this. I don't want you treating me badly because I remind you of it.

Peggy Olson: Pete, just tell the truth, don't worry about the outcome. People respect that.

Peggy Olson: Sex sells.
Don Draper: Says who? Just so you know, the people who talk that way think that monkeys can do this. They take all this monkey crap and stick it in a briefcase, completely unaware that their success depends on something more than shoeshine. You are the product. You feeling something. That's what sells. Not them. Not sex. They can't do what we do and they hate us for it.

Peggy Olson: Well, one day you're there and then all of a sudden there's less of you. And you wonder where that part went, if it's living somewhere outside of you, and you keep thinking maybe you'll get it back. And then you realize, it's just gone.
Season Three

Pete Campbell: [to his wife, regarding their fertility issues] Either you make it through this thing or you keep it to yourself.

Pete Campbell: This is ridiculous. If I'm going to die, I want to die in Manhattan.

Sally Draper: [sitting in front of Joan, coloring] You've got big ones. My mommy has big ones. When I grow up, I'm gonna have big ones too.

Sarah Beth: [about Arthur] We talk about you, and how Gertie has a crush on you.
Betty Draper: She's a sadist. I'll see you Saturday?
[Betty gets into the car in her dirty riding boots.]
Sarah Beth: Don't you hate getting manure in that?
Betty: Little children. What's the difference?

[Peggy in the hospital]
Don Draper: What's wrong with you?
Peggy Olson: I don't know.
Don Draper: What do they want you to do?
Peggy Olson: I don't know.
Don Draper: Yes you do. Do it. Do whatever they say. [leans in and whispers] Peggy, listen to me, get out of here and move forward. This never happened. It will shock you how much it never happened.

[Seeing people in the pool causes Pete to want to go swimming]
Pete Campbell: Come on.
Don Draper: You wanna be on vacation, Pete? 'Cause I can make that happen.