Xerxes Quotes in 300 (2006)
Xerxes: Come Leonidas, let us reason together. It would be a regrettable waste. It would be nothing short of madness for you, brave king, and your valiant troops to perish. All because of a simple misunderstanding. There is much our cultures could share.
King Leonidas: Haven't you noticed? We've been sharing our culture with you all morning.
Xerxes: But I am a generous god. I can make you rich beyond all measure. I will make you warlord of all Greece. You will carry my battle standard to the heart of Europa. Your Athenian rivals will kneel at your feet if you will but kneel at mine.
King Leonidas: You are generous as you are divine, O king of kings. Such an offer only a madman would refuse. But the, uh, the idea of kneeling, it's- You see, slaughtering all those men of yours has, uh, well it's left a nasty cramp in my leg, so kneeling will be hard for me.
Xerxes: It isn't wise to stand against me, Leonidas. Imagine what horrible fate awaits my enemies when I would gladly kill any of my own men for victory.
King Leonidas: And I would die for any one of mine.
Xerxes: You Greeks take pride in your logic. I suggest you employ it. Consider the beautiful land you so vigorously defend. Picture it reduced to ash at my whim! Consider the fate of your women!
Spartan King Leonidas: Clearly you don't know our women! I might as well have marched them up here, judging by what I've seen.
Xerxes: There will be no glory in your sacrifice. I will erase even the memory of Sparta from the histories! Every piece of Greek parchment shall be burned. Every Greek historian, and every scribe shall have their eyes pulled out, and their tongues cut from their mouths. Why, uttering the very name of Sparta, or Leonidas, will be punishable by death! The world will never know you existed at all!
King Leonidas: The world will know that free men stood against a tyrant, that few stood against many, and before this battle was over, even a god-king can bleed.
Xerxes: Unlike the cruel Leonidas, who demanded that you stand, I require only that you kneel.
Xerxes: For glory's sake, war!
Xerxes: Nothing will stop the march of my empire!
Xerxes: I tell you kid, you got balls. I come over here with a big army, we're goin' to shish kebab your ass.
Xerxes: [Xerxes finds the Allspark, gets into his car and it starts transforming. Soon he is a huge robot with a Flatscreen across his chest and red glowing eyes] I am Xerxes-tron! I am enhanced with strange Alien Technology!
[He turns the Flatscreen on and the Youtube logo appears]
Chris Crocker: Leave Britney alone! Leave her alone!
Leonidas: He truly is a God-King...
Chris Crocker: She's human!
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