If you start breaking the law to enforce it you cross the street to their side.

It's time when there's an issue that needs airing, it's never time for me to flap my gums and act all commissionery.

Senator McCreary: Jess Weinstein, my Deputy Chief of Staff. She masterminded my last campaign. She's sharp as a tac.
Frank: Until she becomes as dumb as a box of rocks with one of my officers.

Ann: My issue is with the leadership.
Frank: So you can isolate my from the herd. Easier to take me down.

It was the single most disturbing crime scene I've ever witnessed and no amount of counseling or medication or prayer is ever going to change that.

Well, Nicki. I think this family has put in more than enough service to earn one bleeding heart do-gooder.

You're going to have a tough time making a living assuming the best in people.

Frank: That went well.
Mayor Poole: What went well?
Frank: The difficult transition from talking about me to talking about me in front of me.

Garrett: I could be wrong.
Frank: Have you ever said that and actually meant it?
Garrett: No.

If you could say, show some act of kindness, God would follow it up by dropping a piano on his head anyway?

She put up with a lot and then I eventually just shut up and listened to her.

Ding. Back to your corners. Pass the potatoes please.

Blue Bloods Quotes

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.

It takes guts to stand by your principles, not just when it's easy but when it can cost you something.

Frank