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«Modern morality and manners suppress all natural instincts, keep people ignorant of the facts of nature and make them fighting drunk on bogey tales.»
«(History) The record of the periodical crusades for or against some bogey which believing men have evolved out of their credulity or fear»
«A winkle is just a bogey with a crash helmet on.»
«I've always believed the greater danger is not aiming too high, but too low, settling for a bogey rather than shooting for an eagle»
«And yet so high, in spite of everything, is my opinion of the human race that I believe this bogey (War) would have disappeared long ago, had the sound sense of the nations not been systematically corrupted by commercial and political interests actin»
«All of childhood's unanswered questions must finally be passed back to the town and answered there. Heroes and bogey men, values and dislikes, are first encountered and labeled in that early environment. In later years they change faces, places and maybe races, tactics, intensities and goals, but beneath those penetrable masks they wear forever the stocking-capped faces of childhood.»
Author: Maya Angelou
, early childhood
, face value
, the town