Jim 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).
“Do or do not. There is no try.” –Yoda
“Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” –Martin Luther King, Jr.
“If you are as good as YOU can be, the rest of the stuff will take care of itself.” –Tom Coughlin
“Strength is built upon inner character. Character is built upon inner strength.” –Chinese Proverb (Thanks to Tracy White for today’s thought – JB)
“Never let success go to your head, never let failure go to your heart.”
“Ability is what you’re capable of. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.” –Lou Holtz (Thanks to Craig Warnshuis for today’s thought – JB)
“Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty four hour days.” –Zig Ziglar
“It is better to conquer yourself than to win 1,000 battles.” –Buddha
“Experience: the most brutal of teachers. But you learn–my God, do you learn.” –CS Lewis
“Still around the corner there may wait, a new road or a secret gate.” –JRR Tolkien
“Wrinkles mean you laughed. Grey hair means you cared. And scars mean you lived.”
“We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day.” –Edith Lovejoy Pierce
“Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what you want them to achieve, and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.” — George Patton
“I have always admired the ability to bite off more than one can chew and then chew it.” –William DeMille
“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The 2nd best time is now.” –Chinese Proverb
“The secret to change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” –Socrates
“Every action in our lives touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity.” –Edwin Hubbel Chapin
I know that Christmas is a religious holiday and that not all religions celebrate it. But as the journalist, Eric Sevareid, once said: “Christmas is a necessity. There has to be at least one day of the year to remind us that we’re here for something else besides ourselves”. And it is in that spirit… Read more »
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“Sometimes the bad things that happen in our lives puts us directly on the path to the best things that will ever happen to us.”