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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).

Theodore Roethke

May 20, 2015

“What we need is more people who specialize in the impossible.” — Theodore Roethke   (Thanks to Justin Corritore for today’s thought)

Jean-Paul Sartre

May 19, 2015

“Only the guy who isn’t rowing has time to rock the boat.” –Jean-Paul Sartre

Right in front of you

May 18, 2015

“It’s always there, right in front of you. Obviously you do not see it.”

Seven Habits of Likable People

May 15, 2015

Here’s an additional Thought For The Day. Good stuff to know. – JB Seven Habits of Likable People Fast Company – If you want to predict your chances of getting ahead at work, answer this one question: Are you well liked? Likable people receive more job offers and promotions, they’re more likely to be forgiven when… Read more »

English Proverb

“You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink.” –English Proverb

Marshall Mcluhan

May 14, 2015

“There are no passengers on spaceship earth.  We are all crew.” –Marshall Mcluhan

Give It A Try

May 13, 2015

It’s impossible, ” said pride.  “It’s risky,” said experience.  “It’s pointless,” says reason.  “Give it a try,” whispered the heart. ~ unknown


May 12, 2015

“Confidence is contagious. So is non-confidence.”

Stumble or Step?

May 11, 2015

“A stumbling block or a stepping stone?”

Lloyd Jones

May 8, 2015

“Those who try to do something and fail are infinitely better than the ones who try to do nothing and succeed.” –Lloyd Jones

Lily Tomlin

May 7, 2015

“I always wondered why somebody doesn’t do something about that. Then I realized I was somebody.” –Lily Tomlin

Yiddish Proverb

May 6, 2015

“If you can’t do as you wish, do as you can.” —Yiddish Proverb

Publilius Syrus

May 5, 2015

“It is a bad plan that admits of no modification.” –Publilius Syrus

Gilbert Arland

May 4, 2015

“When the archer misses the mark, he turns and looks for the fault within himself. Failure to hit the bulls-eye is never the fault of the target.  To improve your aim—improve yourself.” -Gilbert Arland

Beverly Sills

May 1, 2015

“There are no shortcuts to anyplace worth going.” -Beverly Sills

April 30, 2015

“The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not creating them in your own image, but giving them the opportunity to create themselves.” -Steven Spielberg

Japanese Proverb

April 29, 2015

“Fall down seven times, stand up eight.” -Japanese Proverb


April 28, 2015

“The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision.” -Maimonides

Buddhist proverb

April 27, 2015

“There is no plan because it’s all plan.  There is no center because it’s all center.” -Buddhist proverb

Marie Curie

April 24, 2015

“Nothing in life is to be feared; it is only to be understood.” -Marie Curie