These people remind me of wine snobs – they can detect all these subtle notes and flavours but the average person probably won’t notice all these tiny flourishes on a font. When you’re reading an article you’re not thinking about the font. You have to be looking at fonts all day before you start getting emotional about them… . The other day I heard that people are getting ‘font paralysis’. They couldn’t move forward with their work because they were unable to decide on which font to use.

Mike Battista, quoted here.