Sam: I'll let you stay alive as long as you earn it.
Victoria: How do I "earn" staying alive?
Sam: By teaching me to read and write.
Sam: It's too bad it couldn't have been another time and another place, Mrs. Barkley.
Sam: (reading from the primer) "The cat saw the rat. The dog saw the cat." (smiles) I'll bet they sure did have a good fight.