Jim Berlin CircleJim Berlin’s “Thought For The Day” (TFTD)

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).

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Conquers That Fear

March 14, 2022

“The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” -Nelson Mandela

Twice Armed

March 11, 2022

“We are twice armed if we fight with faith.” -Plato

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Find a Way

March 9, 2022

“If you really want to do it, you’ll find a way.  If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse.”  -Jim Rohn

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Last of Human Freedom

March 8, 2022

“Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms — to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.” -Victor Frankel

The End of an Era

March 4, 2022

“It’s the end of an era. What you grew up in, the last 30 years, is over. We are somewhere else.” -former Estonian President Toomas Hendrix Ilves

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Decades Where Nothing Happens

March 3, 2022

“There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen.” -Vladimir Lenin

Strong Is Your Only Choice

March 2, 2022

“You never know how strong you are until being strong is your only choice.” -Bob Marley

War is a Defeat

March 1, 2022

“War is a defeat for humanity.” -Pope John Paul II

What Real Courage Is

February 28, 2022

“I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It’s when you know you’re licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.”  -Atticus Finch,  in “To Kill a Mockingbird”, by Harper Lee

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How To Conquer

February 24, 2022

“One may know how to conquer without being able to do it.” -Sun Tzu

Wars Begin When You Will

February 23, 2022

“Wars begin when you will, but they do not end when you please.” -Niccolo Machiavelli

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After You Know It

February 22, 2022

“It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts.” -John Wooden

Only Do A Little

February 18, 2022

“Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could only do a little.” -Sir Edmund Burke

Extraordinary Person

February 17, 2022

“One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary folks. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary person.” -Elbert Hubbard

Kings and Slaves

February 16, 2022

“There is no king who has not had a slave among his ancestors, and no slave who has not had a king among his.” -Helen Keller

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Humility Gives Power

February 15, 2022

 “All streams flow to the sea because it is lower than they are. Humility gives it its power.” -Lao Tzu

Sail My Ship

February 14, 2022

“I am not afraid of storms because I am learning to sail my ship.” -Louisa May Alcott

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Won’t Get Fired

February 11, 2022

“You won’t get fired if you do something, you will if you don’t do anything. Do something;  if it is wrong, for you can correct that, but there is no way to correct nothing.”  -John Stevens  (Chief Engineer in charge of building the Panama Canal—1904)

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Middle of Difficulty

February 10, 2022

“In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.” -Albert Einstein

Walt Disney

February 9, 2022

“It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.” -Walt Disney