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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).

Chinese Proverb

March 16, 2015

“A dog in the kennel scratches at his fleas—the hunting dog does not feel them”. –Chinese Proverb Note: I will be out of the country on business until March 30th when the daily thoughts will resume. Please keep a good thought each day until then. – Jim Berlin

Napoleon Hill

March 13, 2015

“In a time of drastic change, it is the learners who inherit the future. The learned usually find themselves equipped to live in a world that no longer exists”. –Napoleon Hill

Jim Walton

March 12, 2015

“Dad always said you’ve got to stay flexible. We never went on a family trip nor have we ever heard of a business trip in which the schedule was not changed at least once after the trip was underway. Later, we all snickered at some writers who viewed Dad as a grand strategist who intuitively… Read more »

Larry King

March 11, 2015

“I have never learned anything while I was talking.” –Larry King

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

March 10, 2015

“If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.” —Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Dr. Who

March 9, 2015

“Some people live more in 20 years than others do in 80. It’s not the time that matters, it’s the person.” –Dr. Who

Chinese Proverb

March 6, 2015

“Don’t listen to what they say.  Go see.” –Chinese Proverb

Chinese Proverb

March 5, 2015

“To be uncertain is to be uncomfortable, but to be certain is to be ridiculous.” –Chinese Proverb

Mario Andretti

March 4, 2015

“If everything seems under control, you’re just not going fast enough.” –Mario Andretti

J.K. Simmons

March 3, 2015

“If you’re lucky enough to have a parent or two alive on this planet, call them. Don’t text. Don’t email. Call them on the phone. Tell them you love them, and thank them, and listen to them for as long as they want to talk to you”. —Oscar-winning actor J.K. Simmons

Leonard Nimoy

March 2, 2015

“A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory”. –Leonard Nimoy, RIP (1931-2015)

Agnes’ Law

February 27, 2015

“Almost everything in life is easier to get into than out of.” –Agnes’ Law


Tip of the Iceberg

February 26, 2015

Ronald E. Osborn

February 25, 2015

“Undertake something that is difficult; it will do you good.  Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.” –Ronald E. Osborn

Sir Edmund Hillary

February 24, 2015

“It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves”. –Sir Edmund Hillary

Henry David Thoreau

February 23, 2015

“If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them”. –Henry David Thoreau

Buddhist saying

February 20, 2015

“When the student is ready, the master appears.” –Buddhist saying

Zen Buddhist Saying

February 19, 2015

“Before enlightenment–chop wood/carry water; after enlightenment–chop wood/carry water.” -Zen Buddhist saying

The Wonderful Husband

February 18, 2015

     Several men are in the locker room of a golf club. A mobile phone on a bench rings and a man engages the hands-free speaker function and begins to talk.Everyone else in the room stops to listen. MAN: “Hello?” WOMAN: “Honey, it’s me. Are you at the club?” MAN: “Yes.” WOMAN: “I’m at the mall… Read more »

Albert Einstein

February 17, 2015

“Three Rules of Work: Out of clutter find simplicity; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.” -Albert Einstein