A picture is worth a thousand words, it’s true because putting a strong moment into words is very hard, especially when those moments come about after looking other people in times of complete l()ss and desp@ir.

We compiled this collection of iconic & powerful photos, taking into account cultural significance, news value and overall aesthetics. This is an incredible collection of feelings represents the love, innoc@nce, desp@ir, l()ss, and undy_ing pers@ver@nce within all of us.

#01. A Buddhist monk shares his meal with a tiger at the Kanchanaburi ‘Tiger Temple’ in Thailand.

Monk and Tiger sharing their meal
Source: Wojtek Kalka

#02. Little boy playing the flute, with an attentive cat.

Powerful photos - Little boy playing the flute, with an attentive cat.
Source: Vladimir Zotov

#03. A firefighter gives water to a koala during the devastating Black Saturday bushfires in Victoria, Australia, in 2009

A firefighter gives water to a koala
Source: abc.net.au

#05. Diego Frazão Torquato, 12 year old Brazilian playing the violin at his teacher’s fun@@ral. The teacher had helped him escape poverty and viol@@nce through music.

Brazilian boy playing the violin at his teacher’s funeral
Source: Unknown

#06. A Mursi tribe woman discovers Vogue magazine, Ethiopia.

A Mursi tribe woman discovers Vogue magazine, Ethiopia
Source: Eric Lafforgue

#07. Groom crying tears of joy after seeing his bride for the first time.

Groom crying tears of joy after seeing his bride for the first time.
Source: Jeff Bailey

#08. 3 weeks old infant with albinism snuggles up to his cousin for a snooze.

3 weeks old infant with albinism snuggles up to his cousin for a snooze.
Source: Patricia Willocq

#10. Man holding a chip in his hand.

Man holding a chip in his hand.
Source: Unknown

#11. The first mother in space. Anna Fisher, astronaut, with stars in her eyes on the cover of Life magazine in 1985.

The first mother in space.
Source: Life Magazine (1985)

#12. Girl holding a baby in Marocco.

Powerful photos - Girl holding a baby in Marocco.
Source: Carlo Meoni

#13. Silly girl with her mommy.

My silly girl and I.
Source: Alex Elle

#14. The Little Parisian (1952).

The Little Parisian (1952)
Source: Willy Ronis

#15. A Boy Carrying His Dog Through Filipino Flood Waters

A Boy Carrying His Dog Through Filipino Flood Waters
Source: theatlantic.com

#16. Caroline Joan Peixoto, City Arts, photographed classical ballet students at rehearsal in Rwanda’s only classical ballet school.

Classical ballet students at rehearsal in Rwanda's only classical ballet school.
Source: Caroline Joan Peixoto

#17. A woman sits amidst the wreckage caused by a massive earthquake and ensuing tsunami, in Natori, northern Japan, in March 2011

Earthquake and ensuing tsunami, in Natori, northern Japan
Source: Asahi Shimbun, Toshiyuki Tsunenari /AP

#18. Old man ki$$ing his wife.

Old man kissing his wife.
Source: Unknown

#19. How to be happy? put a rabbit on your head!

How to be happy? put a rabbit on your head!
Source: Unknown

#20. A North Korean waves at his South Korean brother after inter-Korean temporary family reunions.

A North Korean waves at his South Korean brother after inter-Korean temporary family reunions.
Source: reddit.com

#21. Mother holding a child.

Mother holding a child.
Source: Kristen DeYoung

#22. Man working in a coal mine.

Man working in a coal mine.
Source: Daniel Becerril

#24. 100,000 monks in prayer for a better world.

100,000 monks in prayer for a better world
Source: Luke Duggleby

#26. Skater girls in Tehran.

Skater girls in Tehran.
Source: Humans Of Tehran

#27. Kimono Girl.

Kimono Girl
Source: Itsuo Inouye

#28. A curious Afghan girl holds the hand of an American s@ldier.

A curious Afghan girl holds the hand of an American soldier.
Source: reddit.com

#29. Jeneil Williams for Vogue Germany.

Powerful photos - Jeneil Williams for Vogue Germany
Source: Julia Noni

#30. Violinist, Nancy Dinovo, cries while playing during a service at Christ Church Cathedral in downtown Vancouver for the September 11 vi@@tims.

Violinist, Nancy Dinovo, cries while playing.
Source: Christopher J. Morris

#31. Lt. Colonel Robert L. Stirm is reunited with his family after being t@ken pris()ner d@ring the Vietnam.

Lt. Colonel Robert L. Stirm is reunited with his family after being taken prisoner during the Vietnam war.
Source: Unknown

#32. A child of the Erbore tribe, Ethiopia.

A child of the Erbore tribe, Ethiopia
Source: Eric Lafforgue

#34. Bruno Morandi captures a tribal Chhetri woman in Nepal. [2009]

Bruno Morandi captures a tribal Chhetri woman in Nepal. [2009]
Source: Bruno Morandi

#35. An Indian man in the festival of Holi (Festival of colors).

An Indian man in the festival of Holi (Festival of colors).
Source: Steve McCurry

#36. ‘Against All Prejudices’ – Punk rocker and kid at a G@y P@@de parade.

Punk rocker and kid at a Gay Pride parade
Source: reddit.com

#37. Russian sp@@cial tr@@ps s@ldier with a butterfly on his fingers.

Russian special troops soldier with a butterfly on his fingers.
Source: Unknown

#39. Green-eyed girl from Nepal.

Powerful photos - Green-eyed girl from Nepal
Source: reddit.com

#40. Children’s smile in Life behind polar circle.

Children's smile in Life behind polar circle
Source: Aleksandr Romanov

#41. A sad old man.

A sad old man.
Source: Phil Marion

#43. A boy crosses a London street in the 1960s with a toy double decker.

A boy crosses a London street in the 1960s with a toy double decker.
Source: Notman Photographics Archives

#44. A young girl saying goodbye through a train window at Hefei, Anhui Province.

A young girl saying goodbye through a train window at Hefei, Anhui Province.
Source: anninhthudo.vn

#46. Woman holding a child.

Woman holding a child.
Source: Wakil Kohsar

#47. A boy with green eyes from Afghanistan.

A boy with green eyes from Afghanistan.
Source: Steve McCurry

#48. Indian woman laughing.

Indian woman laughing
Source: Unknown

#50. A child with members of the Muslim community attending midday prayers at Strasbourg Grand Mosque in France on the first day of Ramadan, 2013

A child with members of the Muslim community attending midday prayers
Source: Vincent Kessler

#52. Terri Gurrola is reunited with her daughter after serving in Iraq for 7 months.

Terri Gurrola is reunited with her daughter after serving in Iraq for 7 months
Source: Louie Favorite

#56. Little girl with a cat.

Little girl with a cat.
Source: Sam Grandgeorge

#57. ‘Wait For Me Daddy,’ by Claude P. Dettloff in New Westminster, Canada, October 1, 1940

'Wait For Me Daddy,' by Claude P. Dettloff
Source: Claud Detloff

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