You know, my granddaughter's growing up. She's almost an adult so I'm just gonna butt out.

It's not an order it's a valuable suggestion or I could suggest it right over your head.

Henry: My opinion is valid and valuable.
Frank: I didn't say it wasn't.
Henry: In effect, you did.

I am not going to put the other 35,000 men and women of this department through the ringer for one cop's crusade.

Effort does not guarantee outcome.

Some mistakes time erases and some it does not.

Not nice is not grounds for a justifiable homicide.

I can tell you what the Irish in me truly dreads, ultimatums delivered in British accents.

It's hard to do the right thing when you don't know what the right thing to do is.

Garrett: You'll play nice?
Frank: Right up until nice doesn't work.

Mayor Poole: Sorry to keep you waiting, Frank.
Frank: It's what we do, you and I.

Do good work. Come back safe.

Blue Bloods Quotes

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

"By general law, life and limb must be protected, yet often a limb must be amputated to save a life, but a life is never wisely given to save a limb," Abraham Lincoln. This department is the life, Officer Whitman is a limb.

Frank