Electrocute Quotes (1 quote)
We dont understand electricity. We use it. You can plug into it and light up a lamp, keep a heart pump going, light a cathedral, or you can electrocute a person with it.
I think talent is like that.
In Maya Angelo and Joanne M. Braxon (ed.), 'An interview with Claudia Tate', I Know why the Caged Bird Sings: A Casebook (1999), 154. Also seen paraphrased as, Talent is like electricity. We dont understand electricity. We use it.
. [Many thanks to P.D. for locating the citation, previously unverified here.]