When, Athenians, will you take the necessary action?
What are you waiting for? Until you are compelled, I presume. But what are we to
think of what is happening now? For my own part I think that for a free people
there can be no greater compulsion than shame for their position. Or tell me,
are you content to run round and ask one another, “Is there any news
today?” Could there be any news more startling than that a Macedonian
is triumphing over Athenians and settling the destiny of Hellas