“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.“
– Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt was the youngest President of America. He was a very progressive man, who believed in making use of power to improve people’s lives. He is remembered for introducing progressive reforms and transparency in public dealings. He won the Nobel Peace Prize for helping end the war between Russia and Japan.
Relating the quote to the story
Tess performs glamorous rescues at sea, winding people up on the end of her winch in wild, wild storms. Fergus can’t do that, because he can’t go to sea, but he does what he can in the Harbour.