Uncle Joe is the Godfather who was chosen for me. You are the Godfather I have chosen for myself. I have to accept what comes with that.

Abigail Baker

You can be intimidating, Sir. Between the office and the title, and you; the whole thing.


Frank: Are you asking me to boycott the parade?
Joseph: I wouldn't be so bold, Commissioner.
Frank: But you would?
Abigail: All day long, Sir.

Jamie: No matter the cause, a politician is a politician.
Eddie: You can't deny that he's helping people.
Jamie: I can't deny that's the soap he's selling.

When Mary died, when I lost my wife, I was a mess and it was my kids, Joe, Erin, Jamie, and Danny who, even though they had lost their mom, always made sure, each in their own way, to be there for me. I'm not sure what a shrink would say about that, but it was appreciated.


Some say we have more than our share of loss, but I see God's light in this family every day, and though I may not understand it, I trust in his plan for us all.


Someone said, we are all just passing time and occupy our chair very briefly. The time we had with Linda was a gift. and we are all the better that she occupied her chair so well.


There's something you should know about police officers… They know what people are capable of in ways that most thankfully do not. They have seen first hand the cigarette burns on an infant's back or the black eyes and the sideways jaw on an 80 year old rape victim, and they assume the worst. And they take that on so that good people can go on about their lives and think generously about their fellow man. They provide that luxury.


Mayor Dutton: She was clearly under the influence.
Frank: To put it mildly.
Mayor Dutton: Well, how would you put it?
Frank: Officer Olivet was trying to reason with someone who had snorted enough jet fuel to win the ninth race at Belmont.

Frank: Of all my kids, I think he's the most like me.
Henry: When we lost Mary you checked out completely.
Frank: I was stuck in quick sand.
Henry: I remember.
Frank: You know what got me out?
Henry: Work? Purpose?
Frank: My kids became my purpose.

Frank: I'm on my third mayor here, Pop. I think I'm used up.
Henry: I don't think we need two of us sitting here worrying about Danny.

Abigail, I'm tired. The kind of tired you can't sleep off.


Blue Bloods Quotes

Only a fool seeks peace by inciting violence.


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.