Mad Men knows how to keep love on the edge.
Over countless seasons, the characters we love on Mad Men have had their fair share of romantic drama—and they've given us some great love quotes along the way. We admit that a lot has changed since the smoke-filled 1960's (we would never pour a glass of whiskey in a business meeting or be able to pull off any of Joan's outfits). But matters of the heart never seem to change.
We love these 10 quotes from the always-clever Mad Men ... after all, nobody says it better than the wordsmiths of Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce.
1. Betty Draper:
"You don't kiss boys. Boys kiss
2. Roger Sterling:
"You know what my father used to say? 'Being with a client is like being in a marriage
. Sometimes you get into it for the wrong reasons, and eventually they hit you in the face.'"
3. Don Draper:
"Oh, you mean love
. You mean the big lightning bolt to the heart where you can't eat and you can't work and you just run off and get married and make babies. The reason you haven't felt it is because it doesn't exist. What you call love was invented by guys like me to sell nylons. You're born alone and you die alone and this world just drops a bunch of rules on top of you to make you forget those facts. But I never forget. I'm living like there's no tomorrow, because there isn't one."
4. Pete Campbell:
"Of course I love you
. I'm giving up my life to be with you."
5. Roger Sterling:
"You're not good as relationships
because you don't value them."
6. Don Draper:
"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."
7. Henry Francis: "I think you'll find I put my heart into things when something's important to me. Or someone."
8. Roger Sterling: "Don't you love the chase? Sometimes it doesn't work out, those are the stakes. But when it does work out, it's like having that first cigarette: Head gets all dizzy, your heart pounds, knees go weak."
9. Betty Draper: "Still, I can't help but think that I'd be happy if my husband was faithful to me. The way he makes love sometimes it's what I want and sometimes, it's obviously what someone else wants."
10. Rachel Menken: "This was a dalliance, a cheap affair. You don't want to run away with me; you just want to run away. You're a coward!"
If you're searching for the best quotes and memes to share with the people you love (or just want to feel inspired yourself) ... look no further! From the sweetest love quotes, inspirational sayings, and hilarious relationship truths, we've got you covered.