“You can’t make a weak man strong,
By making a strong man weak.“
– Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln was one of the most influential Presidents that America has ever had. He was an excellent leader who managed to keep his calm during turbulent times. He is credited for saving America from splitting. Another major accomplishment was his revolt against slavery. The numerous quotes that have emerged from his well worded and extremely meaningful speeches are widely used even today.
Relating the quote to the story
Boris and Horace cannot make themselves indispensable by letting Jess sink. They should have worked on making themselves stronger, rather than destroying Jess.