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.

Frank

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.

Frank

Eddie: Adrianna, my psychic, she told me that my soulmate has long hair, a beard, and a piercing in his left ear.
Jamie: So your soulmate's a pirate.

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

Frank

I don’t understand why you're breaking your neck trying to look the other way on this.

Jamie

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

It's like a giant pothole in my memory.

Sid

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.

Your client has never stood trial, counselor. By the time I'm done with him the jury is going to see him for exactly who he is, a smug, spoiled, sociopath.

Erin

Last time I checked my shield is just as gold as yours.

Baez

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

Blue Bloods Quotes

Better to be judged by twelve than carried by six.

Frank

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