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Floyd Mayweather Jr. quotes: at the time of writing this, he’s the world’s highest-paid athlete.  Let’s see what we can learn about making millions from undefeated boxing legend, Floyd “Money” Mayweather.

“Everybody is blessed with a certain talent, you have to know what that talent is, you have to maximize it and push it to the limit.”

“I believe in my skills, I believe in my talent.  If no one believes in Floyd Mayweather, I believe in me.”

“It’s about being smart, taking your time, keeping your composure, just going out there and being the best that you can be.”

“Worry about going out there and making your own legacy.”

“If you work good, you’re gonna get paid very well for it.  Simple as that, that’s how life goes.  If you work hard, you’re gonna get good results.  If you bullsh*t, you’re gonna be at the bottom with a bunch of people that’s at the bottom.”

“I’m a firm believer that before you can go anywhere, you have to conquer the level that you are at, just like young kids do it today with video games, they have to finish one level to go to the next one.  Conquer one level at the time, and only then you’ll get where you want to go to.”

“I know how I could beat myself: by not being disciplined, by slacking, by not dedicating myself to my craft, by not working hard, by not listening, by thinking I know it all.”

“Showing is better than telling.”

“As long as you know you gave whatever you did 100% you’re considered a winner in my book.”

“Hard work, dedication!”

“To be the best you have to work overtime.”

“When you’re the best, you only want to surround yourself with the best.”

“Sometimes, people say certain things about me that are negative, but that’s no problem.  I try to take their negative and turn it to a positive.  That’s why I like to surround myself with positive people.”

“Well, you’ve got certain obstacles that get in your way throughout your career, but you have to be a strong individual.”

“You have good days, you have bad days.  But the main thing is to grow mentally.”

“Never cry.  Never complain.  Just work.”

“Tough times do not last, tough people do.”

“Fame is cool but I believe in success.”

“If you want to be known as spectacular, you need to keep showing up, keep producing, and keep raising the bar.  Reputations aren’t built overnight, they’re built over years.  Remember, it’s a marathon, not a sprint.”

“Even though I had a rough life I always had my mind on bigger and better things.”

“A lot of times, in the beginning of my career, I put pressure on myself just because I wanted to perform so well.  I just wanted to be perfect.”

“When I was younger, my dad did want me to be perfect, so that’s probably why that’s installed in me to this day.  I want to be perfect at whatever I do.  I can’t help it.  It’s just installed in me.”

“I want to be able to separate the average from the good and from the great.  I want to separate the ordinary from the extraordinary.”

“If you fight angry, you make a lot of mistakes, and when you fight a sharp, witty fighter like me, you can’t make mistakes.”

“I’m running my mouth a lot and I’m looking for a guy to shut me up.  If you don’t shut me up I’m going to keep running my mouth.”

“A true champion will fight through anything.”

“If you’re the best then take the test!”

“When it’s all said and done only God can judge me.  I’m going to go out there and give my fans what they want to see.”

“My whole outlook on life is, never judge a book by its cover.”

“If anyone has followed my career, they know that there’s been a lot of obstacles and a lot of ups and down through my career.  But day in and day out, and in the square circle, I went out there and always did my best.”

“When people see what I have now, they have no idea of where I came from and how I didn’t have anything growing up.”

“I come from a very rough background, and I’m saying that if you work hard and dedicate yourself that you can make it, too.”

“You’ve got to have a villain, and they’ll always make me a villain.  I’m used to it.  It makes me work harder, and it makes me fight harder.”

“I just got the will to win at life.”

“I’m just an American dream.”

“In between 5 and 10 years, I will be a billionaire, and then I want to be the first African American to have a casino.  I want to be the 60% owner of a casino on Las Vegas Boulevard.  That ain’t a dream.  That’s going to be a fact.”

“My spirituality is more private.  I’ve got my own personal relationship with God.  I know that there’s a God because I was able to survive everything that I’ve been through – all of the tough times – and I’m still at the top of my game.  With all the rumors and all the hate, I’m still strong, still happy, still blessed.”

“Living the dream will be blood, sweat, and tears, but it should also be champagne, hot tubs, and hotels.”

“Of course, we all know what UFC stands for – Undefeated Floyd’s Champion.”

“I’m the best at talking trash.  I’m also the best at going out there and backing it up.”

“My career is over.  It’s official.  You got to know when to hang it up, and it’s time for me to hang it up.  I’m leaving the sport with all my faculties.  I’m still smart.  I’m still sharp.  I’ve accomplished everything.  There’s nothing else to accomplish.  I am the best.”

“Love me or hate me… you’re gonna watch me.”

“Every time I go out there and compete, my number is, of course, $100 million or better.”

“Every home that I have is paid for, every car that I have is paid for, and I am a hundred-million dollar man.  I mean, this is the truth; it’s not a lie.”

“All the money I have, I got it legally.”

“I’m looking to expand my portfolio while I’m on top and while I’m young.”

“Some pay to see me win, some pay to see me lose, but they all pay.”

“In the end, you have to protect yourself at all times.”

“Just live every day like it’s your last day and be the best person that you can be.”

“Ain’t no boundaries, ain’t no limits.”

“I’m very, very thankful.”

About the author: Cory Johnson likes hip-hop, comedy, cold beer, curvy women, and writing. His net worth is $11 million dollars.

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