Forever known as “The People’s Princess,” Princess Diana had a way of capturing the hearts of the public, and her legacy lives on more than 20 years after her death in 1997. Princess Diana marched to the beat of her own drum, often breaking traditional royal protocol, but she’ll always be remembered as a compassionate humanitarian, bold feminist, and loving mother. With season 4 of The Crown highlighting Princess Diana’s years as a royal, what better time than now to reflect on her most inspiring quotes? Here are the most notable sayings and phrases about family, love, purpose, and royalty from The People’s Princess.
“Being a princess isn’t all that it’s cracked up to be.”
“It’s vital that the monarchy keeps in touch with the people. It’s what I try and do.”
“The greatest problem in the world today is intolerance. Everyone is so intolerant of each other.”
“Nothing brings me more happiness than trying to help the most vulnerable people in society. It is a good and essential part of my life, a kind of destiny.”
“I want my boys to have an understanding of people’s emotions, their insecurities, people’s distress, and their hopes and dreams.”
“Every one of us needs to show how much we care for each other and, in the process, care for ourselves.”