Let's appeal to the sense of pride in the professional criminal.

Linda: So Frank, how was Joyce?
Frank: Seldom right but never uncertain.

The judgement comes if there's something we miss and innocent people die.

Being safe can cost you something but it beats the hell out of the alternative.

The inspector general can investigate anything she wants it doesn't mean I have to start singing.

Kelly: Even the FBI and the CIA are subject to Congressional oversight.
Frank: That's their problem.

One of the great things about parents Nicky is that you can learn from their mistakes.

I don't care about that, Linda. I've got skin thicker than a catcher's mitt.

Frank: Just remember what Sister Margaret Mary always said.
Danny: Are you really going to tell me to play well with others?

Frank: You didn't seem eager to protect me from that reporter.
Garrett: Sometimes I think it's the reporters that need protecting.

They are the finest police department on the planet but they carry guns and shields not magic wands.

It is the law and because it is the law we are damn sure going to see that it is carried out.

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

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.