Historical Quotation

Via Jimmy Akin

It's 346 B.C. and King Philip II of Macedon (father of Alexander the Great) has just subjugated a bunch of Greek city-states. 

He then approaches Sparta and sends them a message: "You are advised to submit without further delay, for if I bring my army into your land, I will destroy your farms, slay your people, and raze your city." 

The Spartans reply: "If."