Daisy Werthan: You know your letters, don't you?
Hoke Colburn: Oh yeah, yeah I know my ABCs pretty good, just can't read.
Daisy Werthan: Stop saying that, you're making me mad! If you know you're letters, you can read. You just don't know you can read.
Hoke Colburn: Ma'am?
Daisy Werthan: I taught some of the stupidest children God ever put on the face of this earth, and all of them could read well enough to find a name on a tombstone.
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