First of my featured houses from the survey responses, is GRYFFINDOR! Now I think every Potter fan knows Gryffindor well. Daresay, that is why the house has perhaps the shortest (and most underwhelming) welcome letter from good old Percy. Though that may just be Percy's fault more than anything else.
But to have a better idea of the house, to make up for Percy's shortcomings, here are the words, paraphrased, of some of the members of Gryffindor, to welcome any that join them.