The Most Inspiring Princess Diana Quotes Ever

Nineteen years since the princess passed away we look at her most inspirational quotes...




It's been 19 years since Princess Diana died in a car crash in Paris. Diana was renowned for her kind nature and charity work, as well as being an amazing mum to Princes William and Harry. Here we look why she will always be remembered as the 'People's Princess'.

1. Diana on kindness

Princess Diana

'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.'

2. Diana on her charity work

Princess Diana

'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. '

3. Diana talking about William and Harry

Princess Diana

'I want my boys to have an understanding of people's emotions, their insecurities, people's distress, and their hopes and dreams.'

4. Diana on her ambition

Princess Diana

'People think that at the end of the day a man is the only answer. Actually, a fulfilling job is better for me.'

5. Diana on caring about others

Princess Diana

'Every one of us needs to show how much we care for each other and, in the process, care for ourselves.'

6. Diana on love

Princess Diana

'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.'

7. Diana on children

Princess Diana

'Hugs can do great amounts of good – especially for children.'

8. Diana on her 'free spirit'

Princess Diana

'I like to be a free spirit. Some don't like that, but that's the way I am.'

9. Diana on wealth and happiness

Princess Diana

'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?'

10. Diana talking about leading from the heart

Princess Diana

'I don't go by the rule book… I lead from the heart, not the head.'