In an era ruled by materialism and unstable geopolitics, art must be restored to the center of public education.
The world of American politics is more contentious than it has ever been in my lifetime.
Politics isn't just a game of clashing parties and competing interests. The right reason is to challenge the status quo, to serve the common good, and to leave this nation better than we found it.
Quo Serve Common
In politics there are some candidates who use change to promote their careers, and then there are those like John McCain who use their careers to promote change.
Like Careers Candidates
Today, I think the attitude is that governing is not necessarily good politics, and the result is that it's much more partisan and much more divided.
Attitude Result Necessarily
I never thought of politics as a profession.
There is this concept of politics as a dirty game.
At the end of the day, money is just a proxy for votes. That is what makes politics so vulnerable to social media.
Votes Day Just
Politics is the science of urgencies.
The trouble with Nixon is that he's a serious politics junkie. He's totally hooked and like any other junkie, he's a bummer to have around, especially as President.
No one wants to hear my perspective on politics, but I think honestly as you get older, you get more interested in it.
Honestly Perspective Get
I think that what most surprises anybody who goes into politics from even a modestly cerebral background is the vulgarity of much of the cut and thrust of politics.
Goes Modestly Politics