"Ethanol is a premier, high performance fuel. It has tremendous environmental benefits and is a key component to energy independence for our country."
"The environment is everything that isn't me."Richard Lugar on Albert Einstein
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world indeed, it's the only thing that ever has."Richard Lugar on Margaret Mead
"Keep close to Nature's heart... and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean."Richard Lugar on John Muir
"Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth."Richard Lugar on Henry David Thoreau
"God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools."Richard Lugar on John Muir
"I would like to raise my glass to friendship between Russia and the United States."
"Grandchildren have taught me how important the future is. I try to look through their eyes and envision what's in their imagination. What's the world going to look like when they're my age? That really does take a huge imagination."