Earth Hour Today: Inspiring Environmental Quotes, Native American Proverbs

March 29, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

On Saturday from 8.30-9.30 p.m. local time across the world, many people will turn out their lights as part of a campaign to raise awareness about climate-change. Earth Hour started in 2007 and has been growing ever since. Here are some quotes to inspire as we reflect upon our role as caretakers of Earth.  

John Muir
John Muir in 1907 (Francis M. Fritz)

David Suzuki
In this handout image provided by Sustainable Living Festival, scientist and environmentalist David Suzuki poses during the Sustainable Living Festival in Melbourne, Australia, on Feb. 18, 2011 (Marianna Massey/Sustainable Living Festival via Getty Images)


Donna Brazile
Donna Brazile attends the ‘O, The Oprah Magazine’ 10th anniversary Live Your Best Life event at the Jacob Javitz Center in New York City on May 8, 2010. (Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau in June 1856. (Benjamin D. Maxham)

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Ralph Nader
Consumer rights activist Ralph Nader is seen at a rally by healthcare workers and union members in Lafayette Square in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 3, 2011. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

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