Condoleezza Rice: I've had my fill of politics

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice suggested Thursday that she is done with politics.

"I'm quite content to spend my life helping young people find themselves, I've had my fill of politics," Rice said at an event in Hong Kong, Agence France-Presse (AFP) reported

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"I'm a very happy university professor. … The best thing about being a university professor is that you see young people as they're being shaped and moulded toward their own future and you have a chance to be a part of that," she said, according to AFP.
 
Rice, 60, who headed back to Stanford University as a political science professor after leaving the Bush administration in 2009, has been encouraged by supporters to return to public life. 
 
The former Stanford provost early this year ruled out running for an open Senate seat in deep-blue California, though some supporters continued to express their desire for her to run.
 
"One thing that education can do is it can provide us with an opportunity to understand one another better," Rice said Thursday at an event for a prize set up by a Hong Kong billionaire. 
 
"And so while I've spent a lot of my time in the world of politics, I've always felt that it is really not politics that will solve this for us," Rice added.