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We update this page daily with miscellaneous quotes, comments and musings from Jim Berlin, the founder and CEO of Logistics Plus. These daily thoughts illustrate Jim’s passion for excellence and touch on everything from business and politics to logistics and life. If you’d like to receive Jim’s “Thoughts For The Day” in an email message every day, just enter your email address in the “Subscribe to our website updates” field on this page and we’ll add you to our subscription list (you’ll also receive our periodic News & Notes website updates).

You Can Do Today

November 23, 2020

“Work while it is called today, for you know how much you will be hindered tomorrow. One today is worth two tomorrows; never leave that til tomorrow which you can do today”. -Benjamin Franklin



November 20, 2020

“If there’s no wind, row.”

Learn How

November 19, 2020

“I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it.” -Pablo Picasso

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Certainty is Absurd

November 18, 2020

“Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.” -Voltaire

Carried by the Current

November 17, 2020

 “If a man going down into a river, swollen and swiftly flowing, is carried away by the current — how can he help others across?” -Buddhist saying

Anything Can Be

November 16, 2020

“Listen to the mustn’ts, child. Listen to the don’ts. Listen to the shouldn’ts, the impossibles, the won’ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me… Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.” -Shel Silverstein

Make Your Case

November 13, 2020

An old Kansas lawyer is defending his client, accused of biting a man’s ear off in a bar fight in the local saloon. He asks the witness: “So, did you actually see my client bite that man’s ear off?” Witness says: “No, sir, I did not”. But instead of just sitting down and STFU, the… Read more »

Better Than Anyone

November 11, 2020

“If you want to win, do the ordinary things better than anyone else day in and day out.” -Chuck Noll

Praise The Lord

November 10, 2020

“Praise the Lord. Pass the ammunition.”

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Common Ground

November 9, 2020

“It will be up to not just Joe and Ka­mala, but each of us, to do our part—to reach out be­yond our com­fort zone, to lis­ten to oth­ers, to lower the tem­per­a­ture and find some com­mon ground.” -Barack Obama


November 6, 2020

“Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” -John Wooden

After You Get Tired

November 5, 2020

“Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.” -Newt Gingrich

Bring You Peace

November 4, 2020

“Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.” – Dale Carnegie

New Destiny

November 3, 2020

“New day—new destiny.” -Bulgarian Proverb


November 2, 2020

“Wake up with determination. Go to sleep with satisfaction.”

Aviation is Proof

October 30, 2020

“Aviation is proof that, given the will, we have the ability to achieve the impossible.” -Eddie Rickenbacker

Repeated Until Learned

October 29, 2020

“Lessons in life will be repeated until they are learned.”

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Understanding and Forgiving

October 28, 2020

“Any fool can criticize, complain, and condemn—and most fools do. But it takes character and self-control to be understanding and forgiving.” -Dale Carnegie


October 27, 2020

“The best teachers are those who show you where to look but don’t tell you what to see.”

We’ll Not Fail

October 26, 2020

“Screw your courage to the sticking-place, and we’ll not fail.” -William Shakespeare