105 Of The Most Powerful Images Ever

Billions of photos are taken each day around the world but not all are created equal. It’s been said a picture is worth a thousand words, but some pictures can leave you speechless. We’ve compiled a moving collection of photographs that demonstrate tremendous heartbreak, power of loyalty, hatred, compassion and intelligence.  Forewarning as some of these pictures may upset you or bring you to tears. These images reflect the best and worst of our humanity and it’s best we take these in and never forget them.

1. Starving boy and a missionary in Uganda

1. Starving boy and a missionary in UgandaMike Wells

2. A Sudan People’s Liberation Army soldier stands at attention on the eve of South Sudan’s independence from Sudan.

most-powerful-images-130Goran Tomasevic / Reuters

3. Auschwitz, inside a gas chamber.


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16 Responses

  1. Every picture tells a story…these raw, poignant, magnificent images are deep — tearjerkers and heart warmers, often both in a single shot.

  2. Steven Williams says:

    Take a minute to look at these images.

  3. Steven Williams says:

    Take a minute to look at these images.

  4. emotional pictures i have ever seen and i know its not only me

  5. hamgiin aimar dain yum bna

  6. Jane Riley says:

    Some of these are incredible.

  7. Linnea Reuterberg says:

    I cried while looking at these pictures

  8. each picture tells us a story… thank u 4 making a great collection of pictures,,, very moving indeed……

  9. Bridget Harrington says:

    Wow, just beautiful images. Very moving.

  10. I so loved looking at these pictures thank you :-)

  11. Mariana Ferreira Albuquerque says:

    The 'Flower Power' picture in page 11 was from the Carnation revolution in my country.

  12. Yan Katel says:

    #18- wrong title. these are Muslims who protect Christians during the service. (Muslims never sits on a chair during the prayer).

  13. Those people are not sitting on chairs. They are kneeling.

  14. Cindy Corvi says:

    The man and his father can't be the right dates, the tombstone says 1992 as the year he died, so the second photo couldn't have been 2009.

  15. Lorene Harris says:

    The top inscription says DOD 2011, it appears that the inscription on the bottom may be his mother

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