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I'm really proud of being part of that whole geek/chic, girl nerds, glasses are sexy and all of that because I think it's true. In America, I don't know about in other places, but there is this mythology about the way a woman is supposed to be and look and act and that's what makes them sexy. And I love being the alternative to that.
Obviously, I don't have a high IQ, but I've always liked nerds and quirky guys.
I'm a rock star among geeks, wonks, and nerds.
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.
Nerds are just deep, and neurotic, fans. Needy fans. We're all nerds, on one subject or another.
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.
Why do we capital-N Nerds love Mars so much? Because it's beautiful, it's tough, it's buried in our mythic, childhood memories. It's covered with human triumphs but also with sad stories of failure.
I'm never without Nerds and peanut M&M's. I have a sweet tooth! I have an unlimited supply on hand at home, but the candy packs in my purse are not for sharing.
I write about nerds who go the extra mile and become rock stars.
Don't we all know why nerds do what they do? To get money, which leads to popularity, which leads to girls.
I think it goes without saying that a lot of big horror fans are just nerds and geeks.
Many in the creative professions were nerds in their pasts because they spent so long reading comics and using their imaginations when they were growing up.
No matter how big a comedian gets, they're ultimately all just a bunch of nerds with their weird insecurities. You realize these are just the people in high school who were making people laugh.
I auditioned for 'Revenge Of The Nerds,' and I so did not want the picture. I didn't want it. I didn't want be in anything that had nerds anywhere.
Obama was the best thing for black nerds everywhere. Finally we had a role model. Before Obama, we basically had Urkel.
I want to be the poster girl for engineers and computer nerds.
Nerds are far more interesting human in later life.
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.
The 'Hipster Nerds' like stuff because they hate it. It's like they ironically like it.
I was a solid C student because I was doing so many plays. I was a drama nerd, but I was also kind of a Zelig-like character; I would shift between different groups of people. But the people I spent most of my time with were either chorus or swing choir or the drama nerds.
John C. Reilly
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.
It was not until the appearance of cyberpunk in the 1980s that SF began to grapple in a broadly meaningful way with the reality of computers as something other than giant mainframes tended by crewcut IBM nerds.
Paul Di Filippo
In politics almost all of us are nerds, so that's just a given... but we're cool nerds.
I try to stay away from calling people nerds or whatever, because I've got my own fetishes and interests.
Sci-fi nerds are respectful, honorable. You can trust them.
John F. Kennedy
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