Nerdy Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old nerdy quotes, nerdy sayings, and nerdy proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


The thing I've always been most nerdy about is technology, in general.

Zachary Levi

What nerds miss is that it takes hard work to make sales look easy.

Peter Thiel

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

A. D. Posey

Everyone's a nerd inside. I don't care how cool you are.     

Channing Tatum

People that were a little nerdy in high school would look up to me and know it gets better.

Al Yankovic

Weird: of strange or extraordinary character.     

Merriam Webster

When life gives you questions, google has answers.

AJ Carpio

The nerds are the ones that make the films and do loads of other really cool stuff in their life.

Daniel Radcliffe

My best definition of a nerd: someone who asks you to explain an aphorism.

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

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

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

To a great mind. Nothing is little.     

Sherlock Holmes

I hang out with the nerdy people, they have a different sense of humor than most kids.

Liam Aiken

I will take a serious approach to a subject usually treated lightly, which is a nerdy thing to do.     

Benjamin Nugent

The fool generalizes the particular; the nerd particularizes the general; some do both; and the wise does neither.     

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

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

Being a geek means never having to play it cool about how much you like something

Simon Pegg

Be nice to nerds. Chances are you'll end up working for one.

Bill Gates

If you like nerds, raise your hand. If you don't, raise your standards.     

Violet Haberdasher

Nerd life is so much better than regular life.     

John Green

Nerd. One whose unbridled passion for something defines who they are as a person, without fear of other people's judgement.     

Zachary Levi

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

Jonathan Lethem

A lot of times nerds are really artists listening to the beat of another drummer.

Roseanne Barr

A true nerd knows the difference between 2-D and 3-D, and chooses 2-D every frickin' time!     

Ryohgo Narita

Traditionally nerd-based culture is now a big sector of pop culture.     

Chris Hardwick

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

Being a nerd is not about what you love, it's about how you love it.     

Wil Wheaten

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

Charles J. Sykes

So you're a little weird? Work it! Different? Own it! Better to be a nerd than one of the herd!     

Mandy Hale

A nerd is someone who uses a telephone to talk to other people about telephones.     

Douglas Adams

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

Bjork