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Give them nothing, but take from them everything!
Give them nothing, but take from them everything!
Prepare for glory!
This is where we hold them. This is where we fight! This is where they die!
Ready your breakfast and eat hearty for tonight we dine in hell!
Hundreds leave. A handful stay. Only one looks back.
Spartans never retreat. Spartans never surrender.
This battle is over when I say it is over.
Yes! I want it all. Wealth. Women. And one more thing... I want a uniform.
The world will know that free men stood against a tyrant, that few stood against many, and before this battle was over, that even a god-king can bleed.
Clearly you don't know our women. I might as well have marched them up here, judging by what I've seen.
We do what we were trained to do, what we were bred to do, what we were born to do.
Remember this day, men, for it will be yours for all time.
A fine thrust.
When the boy was born, like all Spartans, he was inspected. If he'd been small or puny or sickly or misshapen he would have been discarded.
Our ancestors built this wall using ancient stones from the bosom of Greece herself. And with a little Spartan help, your Persian scouts supplied the mortar.
Immortals? We'll put their name to the test.
Come back with your shield... or on it.
We are with you, sire! For Sparta, for freedom, to the death!
It is not a question of what a Spartan citizen should do, nor a husband, nor a king. Instead, ask yourself, my dearest love, what should a free man do?
This is Sparta!
This is blasphemy. This is madness!
Only Spartan women give birth to real men.
What makes this woman think she can speak among men?
In the end a Spartan's true strength is the warrior next to him. So give respect and honor to him, and it will be returned to you.
It's not fear that grips him, only restlessness. A heightened sense of things.
This will not be over quickly. You will not enjoy this. I am not your queen.
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