Cruel Leonidas demanded that you stand. I require only that you kneel.

Xerxes

A new age has come, an age of freedom. And all will know that 300 Spartans gave their last breath to defend it.

Spartan King Leonidas

Spartans! Enjoy your breakfast, for tonight we dine in Hell!

Spartan King Leonidas

Give them nothing! But take from them everything!

Spartan King Leonidas

We're in for one wild night.

Spartan King Leonidas

Spartan King Leonidas: This is where we fight! This is where they die!
Captain: On these shields, boys!
[Spartans cheer]
Spartan King Leonidas: Remember this day, men, for it will be yours for all time.
Persian Officer: SPARTANS! Lay down your weapons!
Spartan King Leonidas: Persians...COME AND GET THEM!

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300 Quotes

Leonidas: You, what is your profession?
Arcadian Soldier: I'm a potter, sir.
Leonidas: And you, Arcadian, what is your profession?
Arcadian Soldier: I'm a sculptor.
Leonidas: And you?
Arcadian Soldier: I'm a blacksmith.
Leonidas: [Turning towards the Spartans] Spartans! What is your profession?
Spartans: Harooh! Harooh! Harooh!
Leonidas: See old friend, I brought more soldiers than you did.

[After being threatened with the deaths of the Spartan women] Clearly you don't know our women. I might as well have marched them up here, judging by what I've seen.

Leonidas