"My parents were working class folks. My dad was a bartender for most of his life, my mom was a maid and a cashier and a stock clerk at WalMart. We were not people of financial means in terms of significant financial means. I always told them, 'I didn't always have what I wanted. I always had what I needed.' My parents always provided that."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Marco Rubio on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Marco Rubio on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Marco Rubio on Eminem
"I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much."Marco Rubio on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Marco Rubio on Friedrich Nietzsche
"But let me tell you what happens when regulations go too far, when they seem to exist only for the purpose of justifying the existence of a regulator. It kills the people trying to start a business."
"No community values entrepreneurship and small business more than the Hispanic community."
"I traveled the state of Florida for two years campaigning. I have never met a job creator who told me that they were waiting for the next tax increase before they started growing their business. I've never met a single job creator who's ever said to me I can't wait until government raises taxes again so I can go out and create a job."
"You know who a complicated tax code kills? The guy or gal trying to start a business out of the spare bedroom of their home. So we've got to simplify our tax code."
"Americans chose a free enterprise system designed to provide a quality of opportunity, not compel a quality of results. And that is why this is only place in the world where you can open up a business in the spare bedroom of your home."