Bill Nye the Science Guy is a pretty smart dude. And if you grew up watching "Bill Nye the Science Guy" episodes like I did, then you know you can probably owe it to Bill for laying down the foundation to your scientific knowledge. To pay tribute to Bill Nye and for everything he's done for us and the scientific world, check out some of his well known quotes.

1. Bill Nye's version of "you get what you get and you don't throw a fit."

"The natural world is a package deal; you don't get to select which facts you like and which you don't."

2. Laugh it off!

"Humor is everywhere, in that there's irony in just about anything a human does."

3. There are no stupid questions.

"Every question leads to new answers, new discoveries, and new, smarter questions.

4. Bill Nye's view on climate change.

"Climate change is happening, humans are causing it, and I think this is perhaps the most serious environmental issue facing us."

5. Why wouldn't you recycle?

"If you want grown-ups to recycle, just tell their kids the importance of recycling, and they'll be all over it."

6. S.T.E.M. programs ftw!

"There's nothing I believe in more strongly than getting young people interested in science and engineering, for a better tomorrow, for all humankind."

7. Amen sister!

"When it comes to women's rights with respect to reproduction, I think you should really leave it to women."

8. There's a lot to laugh at.

"The more you find out about the world, the more opportunities there are to laugh at it."

9. You don't know everything.

"Everyone you will ever meet knows something you don't."

10. One of Bill Nye's most famous quotes:

"Science rules!"

It really does!