People hear "special prosecutor," what they really hear is cops screwed it up.

Father Phil: I can't say.
Frank: Your voice is working just fine, Father.

Frank: I can't speak for myself.
Erin: Hell just froze over.

Not that you, the other you. The down in the gutter, any weapon handy, you.

Robert: Have it your way.
Frank: Well, we're really not in any danger of that, are we?

Most crimes occur in minority neighborhoods. It follows that the highest use of firearms also occurs in minority neighborhoods.

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.

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.

No matter the hardship or the loss, this family does not stand down, ever.