30 Photos Which Speak Louder Than Any Humanities Speech You’ll Ever Hear.


Jan Rose Kasmir offers a flower to soldiers during a protest against the war, at the Pentagon in 1967.

This photo collection represents the vast array of emotions which bind us all. Joy, despair, hope, loss, curiosity, bliss, love… they are what makes us human.

Marc Riboud

A Brazilian demonstrator shot by rubber bullets during a demonstration against corruption and police brutality.

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Sergeant Frank Praytor caring for a cat during the Korean War.

Young Afghan girl holds hands with a female American Soldier

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A girl who thinks she’s a woman.

Sally Mann

A child tries to save the life of this dog, during a flood.


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

Life Magazine (1985)

A monk and a tiger getting along as friends.

Wojtek Kalka

A photographer takes a snapshot of a woman from a tribe in Chhetri, Nepal.

Bruno Morandi

A couple enjoying a dance.

Entertaining a little friend.

Vladimir Zotov

Ukraine’s former president fled Kiev after three months of protests, and a new government has taken over.


A Japanese girl.

Itsuo Inouye

A groom crying from pure joy at the most amazing, heartfelt vows of his soon-to-be wife.

Jeff Bailey

Caroline Joan Peixoto photographed these little girls during a rehearsal, in the only ballet school in Rwanda.

Caroline Joan Peixoto

A man playing his guitar with his pals.

A 3-week-old baby snuggles his cousin for a nap.

Patricia Willocq

The greatest love of all.

National Geographic

An Irish teenager yells at British soldiers in Northern Ireland.

A Punk rocker and a child in a gay pride parade.

A protester plays piano between the sounds of chaos and riots.

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A Papua New Guinea woman during a Sing-sing celebration in Mount Hagen.

Eric Lafforgue

A child attending midday prayers at the Grande Mosquée de Strasbourg, in France on the first day of Ramadan.

Vincent Kessler

Three Indian women share a moment of joy.

The smiles of the children in the Yamalo Nenetsky District, Russia.

Aleksandr Romanov

The difficult parting of these two young lovers.


Several people on a bus scramble to save a woman who tried to take her own life in China.


2-year-old Agim Shala is passed through a barbed wire fence to his grandparents, in a refugee camp during the war in Kosovo.

Carol Guzy

Photograph taken by Steve McCurry, a photographer known for his stunning photos during war.

Steve McCurry

Thania Sayne leans on the headstone of her husband the day before their wedding anniversary.

Manuel Balce Ceneta

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