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"We don't cut up when mad men are bred by the old legitimate regular stock religions, but we can't allow wildcat religions to indulge in such disastrous experiments." - Mark Twain

"Too much philosophy makes men mad." - Alan Judd

"I love 'Mad Men' & 'Nip Tuck.'" - Sara Ramirez

"I'm a big fan of 'Mad Men.'" - Bryan Cranston

"I teach that all men are mad." - Horace

"This is a gathering of Lovers. In this gathering there is no high, no low, no smart, no ignorant, no special assembly, no grand discourse, no proper schooling required. There is no master, no disciple. This gathering is more like a drunken party, full of tricksters, fools, mad men and mad women. This is a gathering of Lovers." - Rumi

"Like all mad men, I thought everyone was mad except myself..." - Leo Tolstoy

"I am so mad with love that mad men say to me - be still!" - Rumi

"Men are of necessity so mad, that not to be mad were madness in another form." - Blaise Pascal

"Most men are within a finger's breadth of being mad." - Diogenes of Sinope

"Men went mad and were rewarded with medals." - Joseph Heller

"Southern women like their men religious and a little mad." - Michael Shaara

"Men of passion and vision are often seen as mad." - Robin Hobb

"I've been watching Mad Men since day one." - Gayle King

"'Mad Men' has been my big break. I'm beyond thrilled." - Jessica Pare

"There's nothing I don't love about 'Mad Men.'" - Andy Cohen

"Most men are within a finger's breadth of being mad." - Diogenes

"Some men grow mad by studying much to know, But who grows mad by studying good to grow." - Benjamin Franklin

"Men are so necessarily mad, that not to be mad would amount to another form of madness." - Blaise Pascal

"You don't really see too many straight friendships between men and women on 'Mad Men.'" - Jay R Ferguson

"I like that 'Mad Men' is now an adjective I use to describe clothing when I'm shopping: 'I like this top. It's very 'Mad Men.'" - Alison Brie

"I like that 'Mad Men' is now an adjective I use to describe clothing when I'm shopping: 'I like this top. It's very 'Mad Men.'" - Alison Brie

"As far as the 'Mad Men' thing, I love 'Mad Men.' It's one of my favorite shows; I think it's an amazing series." - Michael Mosley

"At their first appearance innovators have always been derided as fools and mad men." - Aldous Huxley

"I never stepped foot into a Brooks Brothers before Mad Men." - Aaron Staton

"Most men are in a coma when they are at rest and mad when they act." - Epicurus

"To be a woman is a great adventure; To drive men mad is a heroic thing." - Boris Pasternak

"I was the nerdy one. I always played those kind of characters until Mad Men." - Christina Hendricks

"There nearly always is a method in madness. It's what drives men mad, being methodical." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"They are mad men (Jews), but you should not burn them for that." - Voltaire

"With 'Mad Men,' you feel like you're a member of Seal Team Six when you're shooting." - Ben Feldman

"Nobody ever recognizes me from 'Mad Men,' because they darken my hair a little bit." - Anne Dudek

"I never stepped foot into a Brooks Brothers before 'Mad Men.'" - Aaron Staton

"I watch 'Mad Men,' I knit scarves, I cook and am very, very normal. Honestly." - Annie Lennox

"I'd love to do something on 'Mad Men' and 'Boardwalk Empire.' I really like period stuff." - Jeremy Allen White

"Being on 'The Sopranos' definitely prepared me for the militant secrecy of 'Mad Men.'" - Cara Buono

"I've enjoyed watching 'Lost.' I'm a big fan of 'Mad Men.'" - Timothy Hutton

"Now such an one for daughter Creon had As maketh wise men fools and young men mad." - William Morris

"He may be mad, but there's method in his madness. There nearly always is method in madness. It's what drives men mad, being methodical." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"A time is coming when men will go mad, and when they see someone who is not mad, they will attack him, saying, "You are mad; you are not like us."" - Anthony the Great

"It is time to do away with work place policies that belong in a Mad Men episode." - Barack Obama

"I guess maybe someone at 'Dexter' saw the 'Mad Men' stuff and thought, 'He can do this." - Colin Hanks

"A great many men are mad, and no one knows it. They do not know it themselves" - Agatha Christie

"In the industry, I got a lot of attention for Mad Men, because everyone in the industry watches it." - Sarah Drew

"Men are mad and gods are madder, she told the grass, and the grass murmured its agreement." - George R R Martin

"Men are so thoughtless, nay, so mad, that some, through fear of death, force themselves to die." - Epicurus

"Outside the hospital the war was still going on. Men went mad and were rewarded with medals." - Joseph Heller

"Men will always be mad, and those who think they can cure them are the maddest of all." - Voltaire

"I don't have a lot of money. I get some from Mad Men. But I don't think I'm rich." - Vincent Kartheiser

"I drive past the Mad Men billboard every day and I can't believe I'm on that show." - Jessica Pare

"I do feel like the end of 'Mad Men' is a sort of a coming of age." - Jessica Pare

"I was a switchboard operator on the first season of 'Mad Men.' I was the oldest and bitterest." - Stephanie Courtney

"Deprived of meaningful work, men and women lose their reason for existence; they go stark, raving mad." - Fyodor Dostoevsky

"In the industry, I got a lot of attention for 'Mad Men,' because everyone in the industry watches it." - Sarah Drew

"I guess maybe someone at 'Dexter' saw the 'Mad Men' stuff and thought, 'He can do this.'" - Colin Hanks

"The way we dress on 'Mad Men' is so associated with old photographs, with people's parents and grandparents." - Christina Hendricks

"I like 'Mad Men,' and I think 'The Killing' is pretty great too. I like 'Brothers & Sisters.'" - Betsy Brandt

"Mad Men - it seems like they try to capture this glamorized version of the '50s and '60s advertising culture." - Geoffrey Gray

"I love The Killing, I love Homeland and Mad Men, all those shows that lean into the tone of things." - M Night Shyamalan

"Most men are secretly still mad at their mothers for throwing away their comic books. They would be valuable now." - Rita Rudner

"I've never directed anything before 'Mad Men,' so I don't feel I have any advice for the other directors." - John Slattery

"Believe it or not, there's a lot of humor in 'Mad Men.' Especially in the dark moments." - Matthew Weiner

"You know, 'Mad Men' is notoriously secretive with its plotlines, even with exposing them to actors on the show." - Alison Brie

"You are not wood, you are not stones, but men; And being men, hearing the will of Caesar, It will inflame you, it will make you mad." - William Shakespeare

"It isn't the experience of today that drives men mad. It is the remorse for something that happened yesterday, and the dread of what tomorrow may disclose." - Robert Jones Burdette

"With Mad Men, people who grew up or were living in that time, they love to talk about what it was really like." - Cara Buono

"In the main, and from the beginning of time, mysticism has kept men sane. The thing that has driven them mad was logic." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"The world of men is dreaming, it has gone mad in its sleep, and a snake is strangling it, but it can't wake up." - David Herbert Lawrence

"What is the use of preaching the Gospel to men whose whole attention is concentrated upon a mad, desperate struggle to keep themselves alive?" - William Booth

"I have both held and beheld unlimited power and of it I know but one thing. It drives men mad.' - Alexander the Great" - Matthew Reilly

"It is the very error of the moon; She comes more nearer earth than she was wont, And makes men mad." - William Shakespeare

"If Mitch McConnell were a TV show, he would be 'Mad Men,' treating women unfairly, stuck in 1968 and ending this season." - Alison Lundergan Grimes

"Mad Men' was really my first television role, and it never feels like TV to me. It's done at such a high level." - January Jones

"I did Shakespeare in college and the nerves I got doing Shakespeare are the same nerves I get doing 'Mad Men." - Kristoffer Polaha

"Oppression makes wise men mad; but the distemper is still the madness of the wise, which is better than the sobriety of fools." - Edmund Burke

"Men are not killed because they get mad at each other. They're killed because one of them has a gun in any dispute." - Jeannette Rankin

"Men have called me mad; but the question is not yet settled, whether madness is or is not the loftiest intelligence." - Edgar Allan Poe

"If Mitch McConnell were a TV show, he would be "Mad Men," treating women unfairly, stuck in 1968 and ending this season." - Alison Lundergan Grimes

"What do men want? They want a lot of pals, and they wish that people wouldn't get so mad at them." - Kurt Vonnegut

"It is the very error of the moon: She comes more nearer earth than she was wont, and makes men mad." - William Shakespeare

"The great Gaels of Ireland Are the men that God made mad, For all their wars are merry, And all their songs are sad." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Men fed upon carnage, and drinking strong drinks, have all an impoisoned and acrid blood which drives them mad in a hundred different ways." - Voltaire

"Nothing makes a man or body of men as mad as the truth. If there is no truth in it they laugh it off." - Will Rogers

"I don't know what 'Mad Men' has done for my fan base. I didn't know that I still had a fan base, to be honest." - Jay R Ferguson

"I have been recognized from 'Mad Men,' and it's so cool when that happens because I am so proud to be a part of the show." - Jay R Ferguson

"And, of course, all of my friends and family are so excited because they feel like Montreal is being represented on Mad Men." - Jessica Pare

"The great Gaels of Ireland are the men that God made mad, For all their wars are merry, and all their songs are sad." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"I'm finally watching 'Mad Men.' As a child of the '60s, I can't believe how old everything looks! I am the age of baby Eugene." - Laurie Halse Anderson

"There are many Broadway songs that apply to moments on 'Mad Men,' and I sing them on set all the time." - Bryan Batt

"Lesli Glatter directed an episode of 'Mad Men' and then came in to direct an episode of 'House.' And she didn't recognize me at all." - Anne Dudek

"'Mad Men' still lives in my life as the best job that I've ever had because I thought the character was genius. It was so well-written." - Patrick Fischler

"'Mad Men' is a hard act to follow. Unless you're called Elisabeth Moss, stuff like this only comes along once in your career." - Jared Harris

"'Mad Men' doesn't capture one single thing about the decor, costumes, or sexual interaction. It is a total projection of contemporary snarky attitudes into the past." - Camille Paglia

"Working on 'Mad Men,' everything is word for word. And, honestly, I couldn't come up with anything better than that, so it's fine." - Jessica Pare

"One of the shows I would very much love to be a part of is 'Mad Men' - walking around that office." - Emilia Clarke

"'Mad Men' was really my first television role, and it never feels like TV to me. It's done at such a high level." - January Jones

"The world of men is dreaming, it has gone mad in its sleep, and a snake is strangling it, but it can't wake up." - D H Lawrence

"But what is the use of preaching the Gospel to men whose whole attention is concentrated upon a mad, desperate struggle to keep themselves alive?" - William Booth

"I looked up affirmative action once in Wikipedia, and it said, 'A measure by which white men are discriminated against,' and I got so mad." - Gloria Steinem

"I did Shakespeare in college and the nerves I got doing Shakespeare are the same nerves I get doing 'Mad Men.'" - Kristoffer Polaha

"In television, the 60-minute series, 'The Wire' and 'Mad Men' and so on, the writer is the primary creative artist." - Salman Rushdie

"Before 'Mad Men,' I definitely had very dry spells and I know what those feel like, and I don't think that ever leaves you as an actor." - Rich Sommer

"I sort of feel like 'Mad Men' fans are like sci-fi fans because they are very, very devoted, and they're very loyal and very excited about it." - Christina Hendricks

"You can never predict what's going to be successful, so you have to do the one you really love, and I picked 'Mad Men.'" - Christina Hendricks

"It's the cable shows that are really the most interesting - 'Mad Men,' 'Breaking Bad,' those shows are really the premiere shows on television right now." - Dylan Mcdermott

"Like 'Twin Peaks,' '24,' 'Mad Men,' and 'The Sopranos' before it, 'Downton Abbey' enriches the iconography and collective lore of pop culture. It replenishes the stream." - James Wolcott

"With 'Mad Men,' people who grew up or were living in that time, they love to talk about what it was really like." - Cara Buono

"Nothing makes a man, or a body of men, as mad as the truth. If there is no truth in it, they laugh it off." - Will Rogers

"It's a mad world. Mad as Bedlam." - Charles Dickens

"What happens with Mad Men, its like an Elvis Costello album; Ill watch it, and then I immediately have to watch it again. AMC will play it back-to-back. I have a tendency to yell at it when my wifes not around because if she catches me yelling at Mad Men, then it gets weird." - Michael Weatherly

"What happens with 'Mad Men,' it's like an Elvis Costello album; I'll watch it, and then I immediately have to watch it again. AMC will play it back-to-back. I have a tendency to yell at it when my wife's not around because if she catches me yelling at 'Mad Men,' then it gets weird." - Michael Weatherly

"I always say the classier cousin of 'Anchorman' is 'Mad Men,' because when you really look at it, why do people really love Don Draper in 'Mad Men?' He's just a terrible guy. But we know why he's terrible, and I think that's really key to why you can be sympathetic to a character." - Adam Mckay

"If my lips teach the public that men are made mad by bad treatment, and if the police are taught that they may exasperate to madness men they persecute and ill treat, my life will not be entirely thrown away." - Ned Kelly

"She's stark raving mad!" - Lewis Carroll

"Certitude drives people mad." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"All poets are mad." - Robert Burton

"We're all mad here." - Lewis Carroll

"I have mad brims." - Mos Def

"I'm mad for satin." - Manolo Blahnik

"Cannot you tell that? Every fool can tell that. It was the very day that young Hamlet was born, he that is mad and sent into England." "Ay, marry, why was he sent into England?" "Why, because he was mad. He shall recover his wits there, or, if he do not, it's no great matter there." "Why?" "'Twill not be seen in him there. There the men are as mad as he." - William Shakespeare

"Amongst good men two men suffice." - George Herbert

"Who made art history? Not the most reasonable people. The mad men did. If painting is the mirror of a time, it must be mad to have a true image of what that time is. To one madness we oppose another madness." - Max Ernst

"One of the sayings of Diogenes was that most men were within a finger's breadth of being mad; for if a man walked with his middle finger pointing out, folks would think him mad, but not so if it were his forefinger." - Diogenes Laertius

"Singapore could only be taken after a siege by an army of at least 50,000 men. It is not considered possible that the Japanese would embark on such a mad enterprise." - Winston Churchill

"It took seven years from the time I wrote Mad Men until it finally got on the screen. I lived every day with that script as if it were going to happen tomorrow. That's the faith you have to have." - Matthew Weiner

"It took seven years from the time I wrote Mad Men until it finally got on the screen. I lived every day with that script as if it were going to happen tomorrow. That's the faith you have to have." - Matthew Weiner

"At the time I just was like, I can't believe I am on the show, and the first thing I have to do is an entire song and dance routine for the whole cast of 'Mad Men." - Jessica Pare

"If I did not wear torn pants, orthopedic shoes, frantic disheveled hair, that is to say, if I did not tone down my beauty, people would go mad. Married men would run amuck." - Brenda Ueland

"When civil dudgeon first grew high, And men fell out, they knew not why; When hard words, jealousies, and fears Set folk together by the ears, And made them fight, like mad or drunk, For dame Religion, as for punk." - Samuel Butler (poet)

"I"ve never been jealous before I met you, it burns, luv. Like silver through my veins. Some nights, watching you with other men on your jobs, I think it will drive me mad. (Bones)" - Jeaniene Frost

"Man knows so little about his fellows. In his eyes all men or women act upon what he believes would motivate him if we were mad enough to do what that other man or woman is doing." - William Faulkner

"Some men there are love not a gaping pig, some that are mad if they behold a cat, and others when the bagpipe sings I the nose cannot contain their urine." - William Shakespeare

"Not only was he not mad, but he was a musician, and my favorite men had always been musicians or writers or anything that involved the creative process and behaving like tortured artists. ... I found financial insecurity a great aphrodisiac." - Marian Keyes

"All men are mad in some way or the other, and inasmuch as you deal discreetly with your madmen, so deal with God's madmen too, the rest of the world." - Bram Stoker

"If you look at the history of advertising, most of them were Jews, so it was only a matter of time before 'Mad Men' explored that area of advertising," - Ben Feldman

"I am trying to be as impartial as possible. As you can tell from the trailers for Mad Men, I am a person who believes that you should know nothing." - Matthew Weiner

"Of course Overlord did not fail. How could it? With some many fine young men and women from all corners of the earth all determined to do their best to free a world gone half mad." - Dwight D Eisenhower

"Men first feel necessity, then look for utility, next attend to comfort, still later amuse themselves with pleasure, thence grow dissolute in luxury, and finally go mad and waste their substance." - Giambattista Vico

"I've never been jealous before I met you, it burns, luv. Like silver through my veins. Some nights, watching you with other men on your jobs, I think it will drive me mad. (Bones)" - Jeaniene Frost

"[My mother] worked in the Seagram's Building; it's kind of an iconic '60s skyscraper on a floor so high that your ears popped. And all the women - the whole thing was so very Mad Men, very glamorous." - Cynthia Nixon

"Young black men had an opportunity to make money that they had never made before, so why not be flashy? I'm not mad at the flash. It just needed to be balanced." - Styles P

"Oftentimes when I do a project I do get influenced by the wardrobe. I certainly learned a lot from Mad Men and from Janie (Bryant) in particular. She's just so fabulous." - Christina Hendricks

"Ambition Is like the sea wave, which the more you drink The more you thirst-yea-drink too much, as men Have done on rafts of wreck-it drives you mad." - Alfred Tennyson

"It's hard to think that in cities there's men who are goin' to mad, Each strivin' to beat his fellows and get what the others had; And from this here peaceful viewpoint, such doin's look bad, plum bad." - Arthur Chapman

"Man knows so little about his fellows. In his eyes all men or women act upon what he believes would motivate him if he were mad enough to do what the other man or woman is doing." - William Faulkner

"I would like to write a Book which would drive men mad, which would be like an open door leading them where they would never have consented to go, in short, a door that opens onto reality." - Antonin Artaud

"Men are mad most of their lives; few live sane, fewer die so. The acts of people are baffling unless we realize that their wits are disordered. Man is driven to justice by his lunacy." - Edward Dahlberg

"I would say what Mad Men has taught me has been a super elevated evaluation of text in general, and understanding subtext, and understanding where a character comes from - what he means by this or by that." - Ben Feldman

"If you look at the history of advertising, most of them were Jews, so it was only a matter of time before 'Mad Men' explored that area of advertising." - Ben Feldman

"I guess working on 'Mad Men' turned me onto AMC and really got me watching the network, and so with that I got a good idea of the type of show they like to produce." - Eric Ladin



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