73+ Best Nerd Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational nerd quotes will challenge the way you think, and make your life worth living.

Famous Nerd Quotes

That’s what I love about geeks, that they can call themselves a geek and be proud of it. I love that. Doug Jones

Be nice to nerds. You may end up working for them. We all could. Charles J. Sykes

I think that nerds, if you want to call them that, have only gotten hipper and more assimilated into the culture. Al Yankovic

If you like nerds, raise your hand. If you don’t, raise your standards. Violet Haberdasher

That’s the wonderful thing with nerds they’re enthusiasts. Not having a life means you get to love things with a passion and nobody bothers you about it. John Burnside

Could a scar be like the rings of a tree, reopened with each emotional season? Magenta Periwinkle

I get obsessed by little nerdy things in my corner that no one else is interested in. Bjork

Charm is the ability to insult people without offending them; nerdiness the reverse. Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Wit seduces by signaling intelligence without nerdiness. Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Why is being a nerd bad? Saying I notice you’re a nerd is like saying, Hey, I notice that you’d rather be intelligent than be stupid, that you’d rather be thoughtful than be vapid, that you believe that there are things that matter more than the arrest record of Linsey Lohan. Why is that? John Green

Nerds are just deep, and neurotic, fans. Needy fans. We’re all nerds, on one subject or another. Jonathan Lethem

It’s a lazy Saturday afternoon, there’s a couple lying naked in bed reading Encyclopediea Brittannica to each other, and arguing about whether the Andromeda Galaxy is more numinous than the Ressurection. Do they know how to have a good time, or don’t they? Carl Sagan

Nerds get caught up in minutiae, because there is a tremendous and fulfilling sense of control in understanding every single detail of a thing more than any other living creature. Chris Hardwick

I think, that if the world were a bit more like ComicCon, it would be a better place. Matt Smith

Be nice to nerds. Chances are you’ll end up working for one. Bill Gates

If you want to annoy a poet, explain his poetry. Nassim Nicholas Taleb

If you like nerds, raise your hand. If you don’t, raise your standards. Violet Haberdasher

He’s given me enough homework to last ten years. I’m gonna die of nerdism. Mark A. Cooper

Why is being a nerd bad? Saying I notice you’re a nerd is like saying, Hey, I notice that you’d rather be intelligent than be stupid, that you’d rather be thoughtful than be vapid, that you believe that there are things that matter more than the arrest record of Linsey Lohan. Why is that? John Green

I get obsessed by little nerdy things in my corner that no one else is interested in. Bjork

Charm is the ability to insult people without offending them; nerdiness the reverse. Nassim Nicholas Taleb

So nerds rule. Christopher Moore

I think, that if the world were a bit more like Comicon, it would be a better place. Matt Smith

That’s the wonderful thing with nerds they’re enthusiasts. Not having a life means you get to love things with a passion and nobody bothers you about it. John Burnside

He’s given me enough homework to last ten years. I’m gonna die of nerdism. Mark A. Cooper

No one messes around with a nerd’s computer and escapes unscathed. E.A. Bucchianeri

I love staring at my books for hours just trying to decide which book to read next. Doing that is almost as fun as actually reading them. Love The Stacks Bookstore

One thing nerds like to argue about is what nerds are allowed to argue about. Adam Rogers

Nerd life is so much better than regular life. John Green

I think I’m a trivia nerd. I love to learn about everything. I’m curious. Adam Rodriguez

Dude wore his nerdiness like a Jedi wore his light saber or a Lensman her lens. Couldn’t have passed for Normal if he’d wanted to. Junot Díaz

Look at the Prius. It’s a nerd car. Yeah, you’re being environmentally friendly, but your dating life is gonna suck. Xzibit

If only he can get over becoming a nerd. Michael Buckley

On paper, I am a Tesla guy. I’ve got money, I’m a nerd, and for years I professionally ran a blog advocating for technology that helps decrease our impact on the environment. I love what Tesla does. Hank Green

Turner had never met a kid like Elwood before. Sturdy was the word he returned to, even though the Tallahassee boy looked soft, conducted himself like a goody goody, and had an irritating tendency to preach. Wore eyeglasses you wanted to grind underfoot like a butterfly. He talked like a white college boy, read books when he didn’t have to, and mined them for uranium to power his own personal A-bomb. Still sturdy. Colson Whitehead

I’m a bit of a nerd, and my extracurricular activity is nerd games. Rich Sommer

We’re not hunter gatherers anymore. We’re all living like patients in the intensive care unit of a hospital. What keeps us alive isn’t bravery, or athleticism, or any of those other skills that were valuable in a caveman society. It’s our ability to master complex technological skills. It is our ability to be nerds. We need to breed nerds. Neal Stephenson

I don’t consider myself a nerd. Hikaru Nakamura

But the heart of my story is that the world opened up for me once I decided who I am unapologetically. Felicia Day

People challenge my nerd cred all the time. I just show them the photo of me winning my middle school science fair, wearing my Casio calculator watch and eyeglasses so big they look like they can see the future. Aisha Tyler

All the geniuses and greats are really just nerds with experience. A.D. Posey

Nerds the ‘nerd’ has never been precisely defined, thanks to the psychological complexity of the creature. The word has connotations of some level of intelligence. The typical nerd is a male with intelligence but no sense of giving it a manly face. Tom Wolfe

Anyone who shows up for a midnight opening night screening of the latest, shiniest geek flick must be a diehard nerd. I mean, you’d have to be a killer huge fan to wait in line for hours for the newest Star Wars or Marvel Universe film, right? Sam Maggs

I almost think of nerd brains as rattlesnake venom; like, you can milk it. You can milk the pulpy venom out of the nerd brain and use it for good if you want to. Chris Hardwick

I can curl my hair and paint my nails and wear my hand-sewn summer dresses. I can roll dice and design costumes for heroes and flip through comic books. All as myself. Finally. Whitney Gardner

I had always been the theater nerd at Northwestern University. I knew I wanted to do acting, but I hated the idea of being this cliché  a girl from L.A. who decides to be an actress. I wanted more than that, and I had always loved politics, so I ended up changing my major completely, and double majoring in theater and international relations. Meghan Markle

It can’t be prevented forever. It’s destiny. It’s inevitable. The geek apocalypse is coming. S.R. Thomas

And if we die, we die. All men must die, Jon Snow. But first, we’ll live. Ygritte

I guess I kind of hate most things, but I never really seem to hate you. April.

On dark days like that one, the library windows looked lit up like an aquarium, the inhabitants on display for all the other kids to see here the most exotic fish, the lonely, the unloved, the weird. Karen Thompson Walker

I’m your density. I mean your destiny. George McFly

If you haven’t guessed yet, my family is made up of ultra nerds. This is not necessarily a bad thing. We play games like Scrabble and watch documentaries together. I have always known that I am going to college. Yet, there are times when it can get a little embarrassing. As Mom admits, Reenacting is the final step before Star Trek conventions. In a couple of years, my family will probably be doing that, too. Maya Van Wagenen

Face it, Tiger, you just hit the jackpot. Mary Jane Watson

The call and response rituals of geeks were a thing of beauty, and allowed said geeks to identify each other across time and space. Atom Yang

Yes, I love technology. But not as much as you, you see. Kip Dynamite

Here is the truth about being a nerd. You don’t have to be an expert in something, you just have to be passionate. There is no test and no application. Only a love of a thing that is the best. Cecil Castellucci

How you turn my world, you precious thing. The Goblin King

It is going to be a sad legacy of mankind that a group of toxic nerds destroyed society. Steven Magee

Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also. Albus Dumbledore

One thing nerds like to argue about is what nerds are allowed to argue about. Adam Rogers

I would rather share one lifetime with you than face all the ages of this world alone. Arwen

I’d rather hang out with nerds that were kind than with jocks that hated me. Fracaswell Hyman

I’m looking for someone to share in an adventure. Gandalf

The imagination of the genius vastly surpasses his intellect; the intellect of the academic vastly surpasses his imagination. Nassim Nicholas Taleb

When I’m around you, I kind of feel like I’m on drugs. Scott Pilgrim

He wore a tiny turquoise stud earring I always associated with Dungeons and Dragons types. Men who own ferrets and think magic tricks are cool. Gillian Flynn

You are the moon of my life. That is all I know and all I need to know. And if this is a dream, I will kill the man who tries to wake me. Khal Drogo

I don’t think kids or grown ups should be so eager to punish geek enthusiasm with shaming, even if the enthusiasm is for arcane things. David Anderegg

I came across time for you. I love you. I always have. Kyle Reese

Abe said something interesting. He said that because everyone’s so poor these days, the 90s will be a decade with no architectural legacy or style everyone’s too poor to put up new buildings. He said that code is the architecture of the 90s. Douglas Coupland

Love should never be a secret. Dr. Otto Octavius

Josh is the company tech expert, which means we all think he’s a little bit shaman, a little bit magician, and mostly a nerd. Julia Kent

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