Famous Quotes from Mad Men


Mad Men, a famous American dramatic television series, has returned for its highly anticipated fifth season. People love the series for its interesting concept. Mad Men portrays American culture and society of the 1960s, highlighting some serious issues like drinking, cigarette smoking, feminism, adultery, homophobia and racism in a lighter way. Its historical authenticity and visual style has given multiple awards for the show including fifteen Emmys and four Golden Globes. The show is also famous for funny and clever quotes on love, life and sex.

Famous Quotes from Mad Men

The series is played by some brilliant actors who have made the show a huge hit. The lead character of the show is Don Draper who works as a creative director in an advertising agency. Other primary male characters include Pete Campbell who acts as an ambitious young account executive and Roger Sterling as a partner of Don Draper. The Mad Women crew include Betty Francis as wife of Don Draper, Peggy Olson who work with Don as a copy writer, and Joan Harris working as an office manager.

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Take a look on some of the popular quotes from Mad Men series:

Don Draper: “Advertising is based on one thing: Happiness.”

Peggy Olsen: “I’m Peggy Olson. I want to smoke some marijuana.”

Joan Harris: “But that’s life. One minute you’re on top of the world, the next minute some secretary’s running you over with a lawn mower.”

Betty Draper: “As far as I’m concerned, as long as men look at me that way, I’m earning my keep.”

Betty Draper: “You don’t kiss boys, boys kiss you.”

Don Draper: “If you don’t like what’s being said, change the conversation.”

Roger Sterling: “Remember Don. When God closes a door, he opens a dress.”

Joan Harris: “Peggy, this is isn’t China. There’s no money in virginity.”

Peggy Olsen: “You need three ingredients for a cocktail. Vodka and Mountain Dew is an emergency.”

Peggy Olsen: “Why it is that whenever a man takes you to lunch around here, you’re the dessert?”

Joan Harris: “You want to be taken seriously? Stop dressing like a little girl.”

Joan Harris: “I’m not a solution to your problem. I’m another problem.”

Peggy Olsen: “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.”

Joan Harris: “Remember . . . you’re not dying for me. Because I never liked you.”