NPR logo

Parting Words

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/97622831/97622821" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Parting Words

Diversions

Parting Words

Parting Words

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/97622831/97622821" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Andrea Seabrook shares parting words from Harvard biologist Edward O. Wilson:

"You are capable of more than you know. Choose a goal that seems right for you and strive to be the best, however hard the path. Aim high. Behave honorably. Prepare to be alone at times and to endure failure. Persist! The world needs all you can give."

We no longer support commenting on NPR.org stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook, Twitter, email, and many other platforms. Learn more or contact us.