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Thursday, 1 July 2010

The Quotable Princess Diana

The Quotable Princess Diana

Diana Frances Spencer (born on this day - July 1st - in 1961) will be forever remembered as the People's Princess - Diana, Princess of Wales.

To celebrate her beautiful yet tragically short life, in which she touched the hearts of millions around the world, here is a choice selection of quotations by the Princess ...

Princess Diana on the British royalty ...

"Being a princess isn't all it's cracked up to be."

"I'd like to be a queen in people's hearts but I don't see myself being queen of this country."

"It's vital that the monarchy keeps in touch with the people. It's what I try and do."

"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 on her family ...

"Family is the most important thing in the world."

"I live for my sons. I would be lost without them."

"If men had to have babies, they would only ever have one each."

"Hugs can do great amounts of good - especially for children."

Princess Diana on her charity role ...

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

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

"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."

"You can't comfort the afflicted with afflicting the comfortable."

"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 on herself ...

"I'm as thick as a plank."

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

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

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