65 Nerd Quotes On Success In Life

These nerd quotes will inspire you. Nerd, a person who behaves awkwardly around other people and usually has unstylish clothes, hair, etc., or a contemptible person who lacks social skills or is boringly studious.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging nerd quotes, nerd sayings, and nerd proverbs.

Best Nerd Quotes

  1. “The definition of the word nerd has changed. It’s now any attractive person with a hobby. The loneliness component is no longer included.” ~ Gary Gulman
  2. “To really be a nerd, she’d decided, you had to prefer fictional worlds to the real one.” ~ Rainbow Rowell
  3. “Someone who doesn’t take herself too seriously and can be a goofball. Because everyone’s a nerd inside, I don’t care how cool you are.” ~ Channing Tatum
  4. “There is something sexy about a computer nerd.” ~ Sandra Bullock

  5. “Everyone’s a nerd inside. I don’t care how cool you are.” ~ Channing Tatum
  6. “I suppose I was a little bit of what would be called today a nerd. I didn’t have girlfriends, and really I wasn’t a very social boy.” ~ Charles Kuralt
  7. “Politics, it seems to me, for years, or all too long, has been concerned with right or left instead of right or wrong.” ~ Richard Armour
  8. “There are two kinds of people in the world, observers and non-observers.” ~ John Steinbeck

  9. “Charm is the ability to insult people without offending them; nerdiness the reverse” ~ Nassim Nicholas Taleb
  10. “Bodybuilding saved my life because I overcame the nerd stage. I got picked on. I was fascinated with power, and then I decided to take that direction because I knew that it would make me feel good about myself” ~ Lou Ferrigno , Nerd quotes life
  11. “The nerds are running the world now.” ~ Joe Piscopo
  12. “Being a nerd really pays off sometimes.” ~ Ken Jennings

  13. “I was a geek who thought I was cool. I didn’t hang out with a particular clique, but with different people from different cliques. I was a total nerd, trying to fit in. Luckily, I found music and that was my niche. That sorta took me out of my geekdom. I was never invited to parties as a teenager – I turned up with the popular people. That’s where the lyrics to ‘Guilty By Association’ came from.” ~ Chester Bennington
  14. “The nerds are the ones that make the films and do loads of other really cool stuff in their life.” ~ Daniel Radcliffe
  15. “I wish I could walk into a room and feel superior and have my nose up at everybody, but I can’t, because I know I’m just a huge nerd, and that wouldn’t work for me.” ~ Chris Colfer
  16. “Be nice to nerds. Chances are you’ll end up working for one.” ~ Bill Gates

  17. “I’m a bit of a nerd, I wouldn’t mind working in a shop selling records, or having a radio show where I could play obscure singles.” ~ Bjork
  18. “When people call people nerds, mostly what they’re saying is, ‘you like stuff.’ Which is not a good insult at all, like, ‘you are too enthusiastic about the miracle of human conscience.” ~ John Green
  19. “…because nerds like us are allowed to be unironically enthusiastic about stuff… Nerds are allowed to love stuff, like jump-up-and-down-in-the-chair-can’t-control-yourself love it. Hank, when people call people nerds, mostly what they’re saying is ‘you like stuff.’ Which is just not a good insult at all. Like, ‘you are too enthusiastic about the miracle of human consciousness’.” ~ John Green , Nerd quotes love
  20. “Mostly, nothing’s really changed. I’m still the dorky nerd that I always was.” ~ Beverley Mitchell

  21. “I feel lucky because I was a nerd, which I talk about in the book, but I had academic success, so through that, because that’s what my parents put a great deal of value on, I had a great childhood because I sort of fulfilled the expectations of being good at school.” ~ Mindy Kaling
  22. “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 Lindsay Lohan. Why is that?’ In fact, it seems to me that most contemporary insults are pretty lame. Even ‘lame’ is kind of lame. Saying ‘You’re lame’ is like saying ‘You walk with a limp.’ Yeah, whatever, so does 50 Cent, and he’s done all right for himself.” ~ John Green
  23. “Hank, when people call people nerds mostly what they’re saying is,’You like stuff’.” ~ John Green
  24. “Don’t know if I’m a nerd – I’m more of a geek.” ~ Oren Peli

  25. “I’m a total protein shake junkie nerd. I get creative every morning – you never know what you’re gonna get in my shake… fruit? Peanut butter? Ice-cream?” ~ Christina Perri
  26. “Comic-Con is interesting because there’s so much going on at once, it’s literally impossible to do everything. You need clones and some sort of hoverboard so you can surf over the crowd of packed-in nerds.” ~ Chris Hardwick
  27. “I think it goes without saying that a lot of big horror fans are just nerds and geeks.” ~ Kirk Hammett
  28. “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
  29. “I was home schooled in high school but was definitely the nerd in middle school.” ~ Nicole Anderson

  30. “I’m not a nerd, I play one on TV.” ~ Curtis Armstrong
  31. “People call me a nerd because I like to spend time on the computer.” ~ Nonito Donaire
  32. “I think there’s been a major shift in grass roots media because of the Internet and because the geeks and nerds rule the world. They are in control in so many ways.” ~ Erin Gray
  33. “I’m a fan of comic books. I’m a nerd. I’m a geek. I’m all that stuff.” ~ John Barrowman

  34. “There is that stereotype of a nerd with the high pants and pocket protector and that kind of thing. That can sustain comedy for maybe a movie – hence the ‘Revenge of the Nerds’ franchise – but not for hopefully years on the air. It’s a sight gag, not a story.” ~ Johnny Galecki
  35. “The research phase was really fascinating – I’m not a closeted nerd, I’m an out-of-the-closet nerd.” ~ Natalie Merchant
  36. “Anyways, I am a nerd, bookworm, geek… whatever you want to call me. I’m the type of person that would rather sit down and read a good book than go out and party.” ~ Jacqueline Emerson
  37. “Nerds are far more interesting human in later life.” ~ Alyson Hannigan

  38. “I spent a lot of time in Tower Records. I’m a huge music nerd, and Tower was instrumental to me when I was growing up.” ~ Colin Hanks
  39. “I really was kind of like a musical nerd. I would watch VH1’s ‘Behind The Music.’ That was heavy when I was a kid. I would sit up and want to watch that all day instead of going outside sometimes.” ~ Rico Love
  40. “Even the shows or movies that we know are not going to change the world, I love this. I love ’em. I’m a movie fan. I’m a nerd of any kind. I love a big studio comedy as much as I love the teeniest tiniest of indie. I’m not a snob in that way. I really do like a big, big studio comedy.” ~ Kathryn Hahn
  41. “When I became my masked identity I was this incredible little nerd, but in the real world I had to be this tough kid from the neighborhood.” ~ Junot Diaz
  42. “All this fashion stuff – who’s cool now – is just a bigger version of the cool kids versus the nerds.” ~ Beth Ditto

  43. “I am a nerd, but I don’t dive head-first into any fiefdom of nerdiness, except for maybe ‘Star Trek.'” ~ James McAvoy
  44. “My brothers and I always did improv stuff in our basement with our friends; we’re super nerds, and that was our way of spending a Friday night.” ~ Tatiana Maslany
  45. “Wow, Johnny. I send you out for reinforcements and you come back with an old man, a nerd and this little hobbit guy. Great job.” ~ Pittacus Lore
  46. “I loved school. I studied like crazy. I was a Class A nerd.” ~ Maya Lin

  47. “If you compare my character to the others, they were sexy with designer clothes. I had the nerdy outfit.” ~ Izabella Scorupco”When I first started the show, I was known as the ‘cop nerd.’ I was in the 9th Precinct in the East Village every day. I’d be at work wearing a fake bulletproof vest with foam in it, then I’d leave and put on a real one to ride around with these guys.” ~ Jason Wiles
  48. “She was a Bond girl; she couldn’t have been in nerdy.” ~ Denise Richards
  49. “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
  50. “I loved the idea of the Nerd as Hero, which Ghost World also had.” ~ Illeana Douglas

  51. “People actually were worried that I was going to get stereotyped as a monster after Freddy, but my God, I got stereotyped as white trash for years, the best friend for years, the redneck for years, the nerd for years and let me tell you…it’s better to be a monster than to be a nerd.” ~ Robert Englund
  52. “If you spend any time in Washington you’ll find nerds. What happens is most of them sublimate their fixations with comics, or baseball cards, or 1960s British comedies to policy minutiae and political arcana. But, like Christians in ancient Rome, you can still spot them if you know the signals.” ~ Jonah Goldberg
  53. “To the girls that gave me a hard time in high school. I want to say thank you. This is a victory for all the nerds out there.” ~ Amy Van Dyken
  54. “I still feel like a nerd.” ~ Judd Apatow

  55. “As an actor, it’s more interesting to play a nerd than anything else. It’s a lot more fun – you don’t worry about ‘what’s my hair like?’ in the morning or ‘which is my great angle?” ~ Nicholas Brendon
  56. “We didn’t understand irony yet in the ’80s; we just kind of existed at face value, so there was no nerd cool yet because the digital revolution was still in its infancy.” ~ Chris Hardwick
  57. “I’m, like, a real nerd, in that I will take a book that is three inches thick and disappear and not leave until it’s done.” ~ Julia Jones
  58. “I’m a total nerd. I love comic books and video games and most of all zombies!” ~ Katie Leclerc

  59. “I’m not a political person. I’m a techie nerd, and I enjoy the techie part. I mean, all my life, I’ve loved great technology.” ~ Vinod Khosla
  60. “Obama was the best thing for black nerds everywhere. Finally we had a role model. Before Obama, we basically had Urkel.” ~ Jordan Peele
  61. “When your father directed your mother in ‘Orpheus Descending,’ the kid’s going to be a theater nerd.” ~ Logan Marshall-Green
  62. “I was your quintessential nerd in high school.” ~ Neal Boortz

  63. “I love ‘Harry Potter.’ I’m a huge nerd – I would dress up if I could.” ~ Veronica Roth
  64. “There’s a lot of things I nerd out over. Quantum Mechanics. I also love Dungeons and Dragons. I want to be an astronaut.” ~ Analeigh Tipton
  65. “I’m a bit of a nerd, and my extracurricular activity is nerd games.” ~ Rich Sommer

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