107+ Best Princess Diana Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Diana, Princess of Wales was a member of the British royal family. She was the first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, and the mother of Prince William and Prince Harry. Profoundly inspirational Princess Diana quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

Famous Princess Diana Quotes

Family is the most important thing in the world. – 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. – Princess Diana

Loneliness is the worst pain in this world. It constantly eats away the person’s heart, and can cause the person to hate, to feel enraged. It is like a wound of the heart; the type of wounds that cannot go away with a kiss or a hug. The only thing that can make this great pain go away is love and compassion, another human heart to pull them out of this hell. – Princess Diana

I was compelled to perform. When I say perform, I was compelled to go out and do my engagements and not let people down and support them and love them. In a way, by being out in public, they supported me although they weren’t aware of just how much healing they were giving me. It carried me through. – Princess Diana

Anywhere I see suffering, that is where I want to be, doing what I can. – Princess Diana

I do things differently, because I don’t go by a rule book, because I lead from the heart, not the head, and albeit that’s got me into trouble in my work, I understand that. – Princess Diana

I’ve got to have a place where I can find peace of mind. – Princess Diana

I wear my heart on my sleeve. – Princess Diana

I understand people’s suffering, people’s pain, more than you will every know yourself. – Princess Diana

All people want to be touched. – Princess Diana

The people that I care about are the people out there on the street. I can identify with them. – Princess Diana

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

It is a weakness that I lead from my heart, and not my head? – Princess Diana

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

The press is ferocious. It forgives nothing, it only hunts for mistakes . . . In my position anyone sane would have left a long time ago. – Princess Diana

Whatever ‘in love’ means. – Princess Diana

Call me Diana, not Princess Diana. – Princess Diana

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. – Princess Diana

Death doesn’t frighten me. – Princess Diana

The public wanted a fairy princess to come and touch them and everything would turn to gold. Little did they realise that the individual is crucifying herself inside because she didn’t think she was good enough. – Princess Diana

My God. What’s happened? – Princess Diana

Yes, I do touch. I believe that everyone needs that – Princess Diana

I found myself being more and more involved with people who were rejected by society – with drug addicts, alcoholism, battered this, battered that – and I found an affinity there. – Princess Diana

I should never have played with fire and I did. And I got very burned. – Princess Diana

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. – Princess Diana

Being constantly in the public eye gives me a special responsibility, particularly that of using the impact of photographs to transmit a message, to sensitize the word to an important cause, to defend certain values. – Princess Diana

I think when I came into marriage — especially when you’ve had divorced parents like myself… You’d want to try even harder to make it work and you don’t want to fall back into a pattern that you’ve seen happen in your own family. I desperately want it to work; I desperately love my husband and I wanted to share everything together. And I thought that we were a very good team. – 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. – Princess Diana

When you are happy you can forgive a great deal. – Princess Diana

I went to the school and put it to William, particularly, that if you find someone you love in life, you must hang onto it, and look after it, and if you were lucky enough to find someone who loved you, then you must protect it. – Princess Diana

Life is just a journey. – Princess Diana

If men had to have babies, they would only ever have one each. – 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. – Princess Diana

Whoever is in the distress can call me. I will come running wherever they are. – Princess Diana

I’ve got what my mother’s got – however bloody you are feeling you can put on the most amazing show of happiness. – Princess Diana

You can’t comfort the afflicted with afflicting the comfortable. – Princess Diana

It has always been my concern to touch people with leprosy, trying to show in a simple action that they are not reviled, nor are we repulsed. – Princess Diana

I live for my sons. I would be lost without them. – Princess Diana

Don’t call me an icon. I’m just a mother trying to help. – Princess Diana

I always thought Camilla was the perfect love match with Charles. – Princess Diana

Helping people in need is a good and essential part of my life, a kind of destiny. – Princess Diana

No one sat me down with a piece of paper and said, This is what is expected of you. But… I’m lucky enough in the fact that I have found my role… I love being with people. – Princess Diana

It’s vital that the monarchy keeps in touch with the people. It’s what I try and do. – Princess Diana

I will fight for my children on any level so they can reach their potential as human beings and in their public duties. – Princess Diana

I’m aware that people I have loved and have died and are in the spirit world looking after me. – Princess Diana

One day I’m going to go up in a helicopter and it’ll just blow up. MI5 will do away with me – Princess Diana

I wish all the mothers, fathers and children out there realize how much I need them and how much I value their support. – Princess Diana

It took a long time to understand why people were so interested in me, but I assumed it was because my wonderful husband had done a lot of wonderful work leading up to our marriage and our relationship. But then, over the years, you see yourself as a good product that sits on a shelf and sells well. People make a lot of money out of you. – Princess Diana

HIV does not make people dangerous to know, so you can shake their hands and give them a hug: Heaven knows they need it. – Princess Diana

I love to hold people’s hands when I visit hospitals, even though they are shocked because they haven’t experienced anything like it before, but to me it is a normal thing to do. – Princess Diana

I am not a political figure, nor do I want to be one; but I come with my heart. – Princess Diana

Everyone needs to be valued. Everyone has the potential to give something back. – Princess Diana

Perhaps we’re too embarrassed to change or too frightened of the consequences of showing that we actually care. But why not risk it anyway? Begin today. Carry out a random act of seemingly senseless kindness, with no expectation of reward or punishment, safe in the knowledge that one day, someone somewhere might do the same for you. – Princess Diana

I work on instinct. It’s my best adviser. – Princess Diana

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. – Princess Diana

The worse illness of our time, is that so many people have to suffer from never being loved – Princess Diana

Only do what your heart tells you. – Princess Diana

The greatest problem in the world today is intolerance. Everyone is so intolerant of each other. – Princess Diana

A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s. – Princess Diana

I knew what my job was; it was to go out and meet the people and love them. – Princess Diana

If you find someone you love in your life, then hang on to that love. – Princess Diana

You can’t do anything good that you don’t feel in your heart. – Princess Diana

It’s not sissy to show your feeling. – Princess Diana

There’s no better way to dismantle a personality than to isolate it. – Princess Diana

Everyone of us needs to show how much we care for each other and, in the process, care for ourselves. – Princess Diana

I like to be a free spirit. Some don’t like that, but that’s the way I am. – 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? – Princess Diana

The biggest disease this day and age is that of people feeling unloved. – Princess Diana

I’d like people to think of me as someone who cares about them. – Princess Diana

Everybody needs hugs. – Princess Diana

You have so much pain inside yourself that you try & hurt yourself on the outside because you want help. – Princess Diana

What must it be like for a little boy to read that daddy never loved mummy? – Princess Diana

There were three of us in this marriage, so it was a bit crowded. – Princess Diana

Being a princess isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. – Princess Diana

So many people supported me through my public life and I will never forget them. – Princess Diana

I’d like to be a queen in people’s hearts but I don’t see myself being queen of this country. – Princess Diana

I don’t even know how to use a parking meter, let alone a phone box. – Princess Diana

I think like any marriage, especially when you’ve had divorced parents like myself; you want to try even harder to make it work. – Princess Diana

Any sane person would have left long ago. But I cannot. I have my sons. – Princess Diana

When we had William, we had to find a date in the diary that suited Charles and his polo. William had to be induced because I couldn’t handle the press pressure any longer, – Princess Diana

I felt compelled to perform – to do my engagements and not let people down. And they supported me, although they werent aware how much it carried me through. – Princess Diana

There is no further comment at this stage. – Princess Diana

keep the spirit of the princess very much alive. – Princess Diana

People think at the end of the day that a man is the only answer to fulfillment. Actually a job is better for me. – Princess Diana

This boy is dead now, I knew it before taking him in my arms, I can remember his face, his suffering, his voice. – Princess Diana

They are stealing the princess’ image. They’re stealing from the very people she wanted to help. I think that is unacceptable, – Princess Diana

I know that I can give love for a minute, for half an hour; for a day, for a month, but I can give and I’m very happy to do that and I want to do that. – Princess Diana

I know it’s just a job they have to do, but sometimes I do wish they wouldn’t. – Princess Diana

I love meeting people and helping them. – Princess Diana

My husband asked for the separation and I supported it. We had struggled to keep it going, but obviously we’d both run out of steam. – Princess Diana

I’m a free spirit – unfortunately for some. – Princess Diana

I thought I was the luckiest girl in the world. I had tremendous hope in me. – Princess Diana

I desperately loved my husband and I wanted to share everything together, and I thought that we were a very good team. – Princess Diana

I am never going to get divorced, and that’s that. – Princess Diana

I understand that change is frightening for people, especially if there’s nothing to go to. It’s best to stay where you are. I understand that. – Princess Diana

As for becoming queen, it was never on the forefront of my mind when I married my husband. It was a long way off, that thought. – Princess Diana

I have a woman’s instinct and it’s always a good one. – Princess Diana

I adore him I have never been so happy. I have real love. – Princess Diana

I’m as thick as a plank. – Princess Diana

My first thoughts are that I should not let people down, that I should support them and love them. – Princess Diana

I remember when I used to sit on hospital beds and hold people s hands, people used to be shocked because they d never seen this before. To me it was quite normal. – Princess Diana

You see yourself as a good product that sits on a shelf and sells well, and people make a lot of money out of you. – Princess Diana

Everywhere I go I smell fresh paint. – Princess Diana

I am always going to be true to myself. – Princess Diana

The world is too little aware of the waste of life, limb and land which anti-personnel landmines are causing among some of the poorest people on earth. – Princess Diana

From the first day I joined that family, nothing could be done naturally any more. – Princess Diana

I am all about caring. I have always been like that. – Princess Diana

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