The older we grow the greater becomes our wonder at how much ignorance one can contain without bursting one's clothes.
— Mark Twain

But the thing that I saw in your face no power can disinherit: No bomb that ever burst shatters the crystal spirit.
George Orwell burst quote

Cruel with guilt, and daring with despair, the midnight murderer bursts the faithless bar; invades the sacred hour of silent rest and leaves, unseen, a dagger in your breast.
— Samuel Johnson

Grant me some wild expressions, Heavens, or I shall burst.
— George Farquhar

Self-love is a balloon filled with wind, from which storms burst forth when one makes a puncture in it.
— burst quotation by Unknown