Princess Diana quotes showcased a lot about her private life and how she felt as a person among royals. She had a deep affection for her two sons who have grown into well respected men in the world today. Once she stood barefoot at the Mahatma Gandhi Memorial while in India. Her quotes speak about her love for her family and how persons are treated by their fellow man. She also speaks about how she felt being part of a love triangle.
Princess Diana was born Diana Frances Spencer and was the Princess of Wales. She died tragically on 31 August 1997 from a horrific car accident. Her life was one of emotion as she dealt with the infidelity of her husband Prince Charles. At the time of her death she was one of the most popular royals the world over and loved by many. She was considered an activist in her own right and is sometimes compared to Martin Luther King Jr. Below are multiple quotes from a mother who loved her two sons, Prince William and Prince Harry.
“I want to walk into a room, be it a hospital for the dying or a hospital for the sick children, and feel that I am needed. I want to do, not just to be.”
“Only do what your heart tells you.”
“It's vital that the monarchy keeps in touch with the people. It's what I try and do."
“Any sane person would have left long ago. But I cannot. I have my sons.”
“HIV does not make people dangerous to know, so you can shake their hands and give them a hug: Heaven knows they need it.”
“Anywhere I see suffering, that is where I want to be, doing what I can.”
“Everyone of us needs to show how much we care for each other and, in the process, care for ourselves.”
“Being a princess isn't all it's cracked up to be."
“I have a little belief that success is never unrelenting. And if success is what we chase – then neither are we.”
“I don't even know how to use a parking meter, let alone a phone box."
“I think the biggest disease the world suffers from in this day and age is the disease of people feeling unloved. I know that I can give love for a minute, for half an hour, for a day, for a month, but I can give. I am very happy to do that, I want to do that.”
“I'm as thick as a plank.”
“There were three of us in this marriage, so it was a bit crowded.”
“People think that at the end of the day a man is the only answer. Actually, a fulfilling job is better for me.”
“Hugs can do great amounts of good - especially for children.”
“So many people supported me through my public life and I will never forget them.”
“The greatest problem in the world today is intolerance. Everyone is so intolerant of each other.”
“I like to be a free spirit. Some don't like that, but that's the way I am.”
“The kindness and affection from the public have carried me through some of the most difficult periods, and always your love and affection have eased the journey.”
“I live for my sons. I would be lost without them.”
“Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.”
“I don't want expensive gifts; I don't want to be bought. I have everything I want. I just want someone to be there for me, to make me feel safe and secure."
“If men had to have babies, they would only ever have one each.”
“I'd like to be a queen in people's hearts but I don't see myself being queen of this country.”
“You can't comfort the afflicted with afflicting the comfortable.”
“Life is just a journey.”
“The biggest disease this day and age is that of people feeling unloved.”
“They say it is better to be poor and happy than rich and miserable, but how about a compromise like moderately rich and just moody?”
“If you find someone you love in your life, then hang on to that love.”
"When you are happy you can forgive a great deal."
“Family is the most important thing in the world.”
"I think like any marriage, especially when you've had divorced parents like myself; you want to try even harder to make it work."
“What must it be like for a little boy to read that daddy never loved mummy?”
“I knew what my job was; it was to go out and meet the people and love them.”
"I will fight for my children on any level so they can reach their potential as human beings and in their public duties.”
"Nothing brings me more happiness than trying to help the most vulnerable people in society. It is a goal and an essential part of my life - a kind of destiny. Whoever is in distress can call on me. I will come running wherever they are.”
“I want my boys to have an understanding of people's emotions, their insecurities, people's distress, and their hopes and dreams."
Princess Diana died because she was unable to live a life beyond the paparazzi, who constantly bombarded her to get the next story. Many of her remarks have been documented in quotes and other ways, even through television interviews. She danced with President Ronald Reagan in the Cross Hall of the White House in Washington D.C. while visiting the U.S. To those who are looking for inspiration on life as a royal and be motivated in their own personal lives, check out these quotes and more.