"Don't ever know who you may meet, or just because a person may not be dressed up all fancy, don't mean they're not an important person. You just don't ever know who you're gonna meet in life. So that's why I look at everybody as equal. Can't just judge. I treat everybody with respect. Every man."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Floyd Mayweather, Jr. on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Floyd Mayweather, Jr. on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Floyd Mayweather, Jr. on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Floyd Mayweather, Jr. on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Floyd Mayweather, Jr. on Abraham Lincoln
"I've set the model of showing fighters how they should conduct their business."
"I haven't took no punishment. There's nothing cool about taking punishment."
"I'll back up anything my dad says."
"My kids are the future of the Mayweather family and of the Mayweather brand. I feel our family is stronger if we stay together."
"Most people should be talking about how Floyd Mayweather is a great undefeated future Hall of Famer that's his own promoter and that works extremely hard to get to where he's at. Instead, all you hear is hate and jealous remarks from critics who criticize me and, you know, most of the time, the people that criticize me can't do what I can do."