He just didn't make good collars, he tied them up in neat little bows. It's time you learned to gift wrap.

Doing the right thing is rarely easy.

Frank: What are you trying to do, join the family business?
Linda: Well, as another Reagan once said, Honey I forgot to duck.

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.

Blue Bloods Quotes

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.

Frank

Danny: Seems like the judge took a double header off the roof.
Anthony: On his own?
Danny: Who knows. Maybe it was an accident.
Erin: It wasn't. Chou Lin did this. She's trying to force a mistrial. And I need you to prove it.