The Great Gatsby

what is the meaning of Nick's last quote?

tomorrow we will run faster..And one fine morning- So we beat on,boats against current (what or who are boats against current?)...

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Gatsby struggled to recreate the past, a past when he was with Daisy. He never looses hope, always charging ahead, “tomorrow we will run faster, stretch out our arms farther". But as Gatsby charges forward, reaching for the green light, his dream becomes more difficult to attain like, "boats against the current." Gatsby nor anybody else can relive the past.