Cuts to libraries during a recession are like cuts to hospitals during a plague.
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submitted by cakemouse, June 21, 2010
There seems to be some debate about who said this. It is often attributed to Neil Gaiman (who requested it be put on a shirt), but it seems that Eleanor Crumblehulme "tweeted" it first.
This quote was added April 13, 2010.