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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).


May 20, 2022

“Think of how stupid the average person is, and then realize half of them are stupider than that.” -George Carlin

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Right In Front Of You

May 19, 2022

“It is always there, right in front of you. Obviously, you do not see it.” -Muso Kokushi

Baseball Players

May 18, 2022

“Baseball is largely about physics. But that doesn’t mean that physicists make the best baseball players.”

Time To Do It Right

May 17, 2022

“If you don’t have time to do it right, how do you think you’ll have time to do it over?” -John Wooden

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Was Lost

May 16, 2022

“For want of a nail, the shoe was lost. For want of a shoe, the horse was lost. For want of a horse, the rider was lost. For want of a rider, the battle was lost. For want of a battle, the kingdom was lost.”

Good Pitching

May 13, 2022

“Good pitching always stops good hitting and visa versa.” -Casey Stengel

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May 12, 2022

“The best things in life aren’t things.” -Art Buchwald

Ask Those Coming Back

May 11, 2022

“To know the road ahead, ask those coming back.” -Chinese Proverb

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What To Do Next

May 10, 2022

“Wisdom oft times consists of knowing what to do next.” -Herbert Hoover

Scared of a Lion

May 9, 2022

“A brave man is scared of a lion three times: first when he sees the tracks; second when he hears the first roar; and third when they are face to face.” -Somali Proverb

Person Nearest You

May 5, 2022

“Never worry about numbers. Help one person at a time, and always start with the person nearest you.” -Mother Theresa

Standing Still

May 4, 2022

“Be not afraid of going slowly; be afraid only of standing still.” -Chinese Proverb

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May 3, 2022

“A study in the Washington Post says that women have better verbal skills than men. I just want to say to the authors of that study: “Duh!” -Conan O’Brien

Courage In Your Own

May 2, 2022

“Life is mostly froth and bubble, two things that stand like stone — Kindness in another’s trouble, courage in your own.” -Adam Lindsay Gordon

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Really Care About

April 29, 2022

“If you are working on something that you really care about, you don’t have to be pushed. The vision pulls you.”  -Steve Jobs

Rocks In The Road

April 28, 2022

“There will always be rocks in the road ahead of us.  They will be stumbling blocks or steppingstones, depending on how you use them.”  -Friedrich Nietzsche

Spider In The Woods Story

April 27, 2022

A spider walking through the woods bumps into a centipede. “Ah, I’m so glad we ran into one another, Mr. Centipede. I’ve been wanting to ask you something”. “Sure, Mr. Spider, what do you want to know?” “Well…I have 8 legs and, you know, just navigating putting one leg in front of the other so… Read more »

Hard Jobs First

April 26, 2022

“Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves.” -Dale Carnegie

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Determine Your Altitude

April 22, 2022

“Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.” -Zig Ziglar

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You Will Be Humbled

April 21, 2022

“Be humble, for you will be humbled.” -Chan Gailey