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

Violet Haberdasher
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In fact, the world needs more nerds.

Ben Bernanke, Former Fed Chair
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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
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I get obsessed by little nerdy things in my corner that no one else is interested in.

Bjork
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If you torture the data long enough, it will confess.

Ronald H. Coase
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