Holding the door is a courtesy, letting you in here to use my phone, that's a courtesy, but launching another investigation into my department, not so much.

Frank: Why are you lurking by the elevator?
Garrett: I'm not lurking.
Frank: You lurking always means bad news or a plea to keep my mouth shut.

Frank: This isn't about smart. Smart's highly overrated sometimes.
Danny: I've been saying that since 4th grade.

It's not about social services, it's not about community outreach, it's not about turning this precinct into a shining city on a hill. At its core, it is about taking criminals off the streets.

I always know that when someone says “in all due respect,” that the last thing I'm going to get from them is the respect that's due.

There are things I admire about you that this job will eat away at until they are gone.

Frank: You need to start picking your battles.
Jamie: Which is what I'm doing here.

Frank: You could fill this floor with guys who worked with Sid.
Anthony: But I'm the one who's here.

Nicky: So just because he supports the NYPD he can break the law whenever he feels like it?
Frank: No.
Nicky: It certainly sounds like it.

Frank: I appreciate your generosity, you know that.
Sy: Then show me the respect.
Frank: By disrespecting the law?

He smart assed me and then he refused a direct order. That doesn't happen.

Jack: But it sucks.
Frank: That's one way to put it, but not at the dinner table.

Blue Bloods Quotes

That even in our sleep, pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop on the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.

Frank

Only a fool seeks peace by inciting violence.

Frank