17 Photos That Prove How Merciless Time Really Is

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Time isn’t something we can touch, but we always feel its influence. Many things become much better with time, like good wine, but that isn’t always the case — sometimes things change completely! But either way, passing years leave undeniable imprints on everything.

1. Someone’s forgotten bicycle in The Netherlands

2. “The cat has been scratching the same leg of this bench for the past decade.”

3. It’s been 20 years.

4. Time has not been kind.

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5. A ball that has been left in the forest for years

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6. The 1901 marble stairs in the shopping center

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7. Grapes’ life cycle

8. There is a 1-year difference between these photos, but look how this little puppy has grown.

9. The metal floor at an amusement park

10. A statue in a forest

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11. From a little birdie to a full-grown hunter

12. The sunken bell tower of Nikolsky Cathedral

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13. The difference between these photos is 35 years.

14. It’s really hard to believe that there was once a railroad here.

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15. On the left is a new handle and on the right is the identical handle that has been used for many years.

16. This swing has been used for many years. Time is merciless even to metal.

17. These pictures show a span of many years. It’s impossible not to be sad while looking at these.

What photo pulled at your heartstrings the most? Share your photos and impressions in the comments.

Please note: This article was updated in January 2023 to correct source material and factual inaccuracies.
Preview photo credit J0ND0E297 / Imgur


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