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!

Be nice to nerds.

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

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

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

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

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"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.

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

Nerd.

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

NASA scientists have discovered a new form of life.

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

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That's the wonderful thing with nerds:

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"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

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