[Chakotay and Seven find a tribe of primitive people, dressed in animal skins]
Chakotay: I'm guessing they're pre-warp.
[as a penalty for a flight infraction, Paris has to take flight lessons]
Harry Kim: Tom! You joining us? Oh, that's right, you have to go to pilot school!
B'Elanna Torres: I hear the course takes days.
Tom Paris: Yeah, for most people, but I did a little research. If the instructor agrees, you can skip the lessons and go right to the test. So I will be seeing you in a couple of hours.
Neelix: [to Torres] You have to admire his optimism.
[with the energy barrier down, Ledosians have entered the Ventu's territory]
Seven of Nine: Isn't it possible the Ledosians will improve the lives of the Ventu?
Chakotay: Improve them? How?
Seven of Nine: They're intelligent people. Exposure to education and technology may give them better opportunities.
Chakotay: Can you honestly say that you know what's better for them?
[Paris has asked the flying instructor to speed up the lesson plan, which the latter refuses]
Kleg, Flying Instructor: Besides, why stop now? You're getting very close to becoming an adequate pilot.
[Paris has to interrupt his flight test after being recalled to duty, performing some audacious maneuvers in the process]
Kleg, Flying Instructor: I am sorry to inform you, Mr. Paris, but you have failed this examination! You will no longer be allowed to operate a vessel within Ledosian space.
Tom Paris: Something tells me that's not gonna be a problem.
Seven of Nine: When Commander Chakotay and I first encountered the Ventu, I found them primitive, of little interest to me. But as I spent more time with them, I came to realize that they're... a resourceful, self-reliant people. Their isolation may limit their potential. But if that isolation ends, so will a unique way of life.
Tom Paris: [receiving the instructor] It's an honor to meet you, sir. May I show you to the Delta Flyer?
Kleg, Flying Instructor: Why?
Tom Paris: Um... so you can explain what I did wrong and then administer the test.
Kleg, Flying Instructor: It sounds to me like you need lessons in patience as well.
B'Elanna Torres: [ironic] Oh, Tom is very patient, sir.
Neelix: [likewise] Never impulsive.
Harry Kim: Take all the time you need. He'll enjoy the extra attention.
Captain Kathryn Janeway: What do you think we should do?
Seven of Nine: I'm uncertain.
Captain Kathryn Janeway: It's not like you to be on the fence.
Tom Paris: [Paris has broken a local traffic law, and has just been informed by Janeway that he's been sentenced to... ] Piloting lessons?
Captain Kathryn Janeway: Apparently, the standard penalty for your infraction is a three day course in flight safety, followed by a test.
Tom Paris: Well, did you explain we wouldn't be here that long?
Captain Kathryn Janeway: Actually, while you were completing your mission, Seven was invited to a four day conference.
Tom Paris: Here on Ledos?
Captain Kathryn Janeway: I decided to give the entire crew shore leave. It'll give you plenty of time to brush up on your piloting skills.
Tom Paris: I don't need lessons!
Captain Kathryn Janeway: Apparently, the authorities disagree.
Tom Paris: But Captain!
Captain Kathryn Janeway: You may not have known the Ledosians' rules, but you know ours. Comply with local law. Understood?