GRYFFINDOR: “A dead thing can go with the stream, but only a…

GRYFFINDOR: “A dead thing can go with the stream, but only a living thing can go against it. A dead dog can be lifted on the leaping water with all the swiftness of a leaping hound; but only a live dog can swim backwards. A paper boat can ride the rising deluge with all the airy arrogance of a fairy ship; but if the fairy ship sails upstream it is really rowed by the fairies.” -GK Chesterton (The Everlasting Man)

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