River: “I didn’t think you’d come for me.”

Simon: “Well, you’re a dummy.”

Zoe: “River, honey, he’s putting the hair away now.”

River: “Doesn’t matter. It’ll still be there. Waiting.”

Jayne: “Well as a rule I say girl folk ain’t to be trusted.”

River: “Jayne is a girl’s name.”

Jayne: “Well Jayne ain’t a girl.”

Mal: “Hey, little one. Understand your part in all this?” 

River: “Do you?” 

Mal: “It’s what I do, darlin’… It’s what I do.” 

Simon: “You are my beautiful sister.”

River: “I threw up on your bed.”

Simon: “Yep. Definitely my sister.”

Jayne: “Well, as a rule, I say girlfolk ain’t to be trusted.” 

River: “Jayne is a girl’s name.” 

“No power in the ‘verse can stop me.”
River Tam
“Mal. Bad. In the Latin.”