There are some pictures that consist more powerful meaning than any of the words could do. You may have seen such before also. You won’t see those pictures very often, but once you see one, you won’t forget it for a long time.

There are so many photographs on social media that are happy and uplifting. We should remember that there is a negative side of life too. Sometimes, we are vicious and we take things for granted. After seeing these pictures you’ll be thankful for what you have now. You’ll surely change your perspective on the way you look at the world.

01 The power of love and peace over weapons and violence.

02 ‘Wait for me, daddy’ Claude P. Dettloff (New Westminster, Canada Oct. 1, 1040.)

03 A five-year-old gypsy boy smoking. (Gypsy community of St. Jacques, Perpignan, Southern France)

04 A couple embracing one another in the ruins of a collapsed factory.

05 Mother and daughter reunited after serving in Iraq for seven months.

06 Christians protecting Muslims in the middle of prayer during the uprising in Cairo of 2011.

07 A Russian soldier playing an abandoned piano back in 1944.

08 A Wall inside an Auschwitz gas chamber.

09 Contrast between father and son. (1949 vs 2009)

10 The terrifying reality of the hand of a starving boy beside the hand of a missionary.

11 Advertisement missing children who are now likely in their fifties or older with parents still looking for them.

12 Russian soldiers moments before the battle of Kursk 1943.

13 ‘Handshake’ above the graves of a protestant husband and a catholic wife in Holland, 1888.

14 An old WW2 Russian tank veteran is leaning towards the place he spent his time in the war.

15 The aftermath of cyclone Nargis in southern Myanmar 2008. One of the millions left homeless.

16 A sunset on Mars.

17 A son pulling his alcoholic father in an attempt to get him up.

18 A firefighter giving a koala water after a devastating bushfire dangered many koalas in Victoria, Australia 2009.

19 A man overwhelmed with grief after learning his brother had been murdered.

20 A 12-year-old boy from Brazil named Diego Frazao Torquato, crying while playing the violin at the funeral of his favorite teacher. A teacher who had taught him the power of music against violence and poverty. 

21 A heart surgeon after a 23 hour long successful heart transplant.

22 A young Syrian girl, one of the most powerful images I have found from the Syrian Refugee Crisis. 

You may be happy about where we are in the world or feel if you could do something to your community. After watching these images, there’s something that make you think.