Frank: I kind of went off road at the press conference.
Garrett: You kind of drove into a ditch.

Is there an or else here? Is excommunication on the table?

What my men and women do in private is their own business.

You've got a badge in your pocket and a gun in your holster you damn sure better not have a drink in your hand.

Frank: You have no idea what goes into those press conferences.
Sgt. Gormley: Well, I know what doesn't. The truth.

Just once I wish the bosses would have talked to us like they gave a hoot and not like they were bucking for an acre on the op-ed page.

I run 35,000 cops. I don't run a VIP list. Nobody gets comped.

If I was smart I wouldn't be doing this.

I need someone I can trust and someone who is capable. I'm not asking. It's an order.

Let's appeal to the sense of pride in the professional criminal.

Linda: So Frank, how was Joyce?
Frank: Seldom right but never uncertain.

The judgement comes if there's something we miss and innocent people die.

Blue Bloods Quotes

You know horses are smarter than people. You've never heard of a horse going broke betting on people.


Frank: Down these mean streets a man must go who is not himself mean. Who is neither tarnished or afraid.
Henry: Raymond Chandler?
Frank: His definition of a hero.