Awesome Nerd Quotes for Proud Geeks Everywhere

There's something great about being a geek. (Take it from someone who wrote a 100-page thesis on Herman Melville's "Moby Dick" and annually visits the author's grave—but I digress.) Hey, smart totally rules!

By Alison Caporimo
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    Be nice to nerds.

    "Chances are you'll end up working for one."—Bill Gates

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    So you're a little weird? Work it! Different? Own it!

    "Better to be a nerd than one of the herd!"—Mandy Hale

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    I will take a serious approach to a subject usually treated lightly.

    "Which is a nerdy thing to do."—Benjamin Nugent, American Nerd: The Story of My People

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    Everyone's a nerd inside.

    "I don't care how cool you are."—Channing Tatum

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    Nerd.

    "One whose unbridled passion for something defines who they are as a person, without fear of other people's judgment."—Zachary Levi

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    NASA scientists have discovered a new form of life.

    "Unfortunately, it won't date them either."—Stephen Colbert

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    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, The Glister