Don't tell me what I can and can't do, Potter. I've never been more ashamed of Gryffindor students.Minerva McGonagall in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
James lifted an invisible sword. "Gryffindor, where dwell the brave at heart! Like my dad."
Snape made a small, disparaging noise. James turned on him. "Got a problem with that?"
"No," said Snape, though his slight sneer said otherwise. "If you'd rather be brawny than brainy -"
"Where're you hoping to go, seeing as you're neither?" interjected Sirius.
If you're not in Gryffindor, we'll disinherit you, but no pressure.Ron Weasley in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
At least no one on the Gryffindor team had to buy their way in. They got in on pure talent.Hermione Granger in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
There's no need to tell me I'm not brave enough to be in Gryffindor, Malfoy's already done that.Neville Longbottom in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
You might belong in Gryffindor
Where dwell the brave at heart
Their daring, nerve, and chivalry
Set Gryffindors apart