8 Quotes About Generosity and Leadership by Princess Diana


Princess Diana of Wales was known as "the people's princess." Married to Prince Charles of the U.K. in 1981, she had 2 sons, princes William and Harry. She was especially known for being a kind and caring person, always making a  great effort to reach out to people. She tragically passed away in 1996.

“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 of Wales reminds us that kindness is something that everyone needs. You may perform a kindness one day and be pleasantly surprised to have someone do one kindness for you. When you’re kind to others, you’ll notice just how splendid life can be.

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

People who rule are often advised to do what makes the most logical sense, but Princess Diana had more empathy than to simply forgo the feelings of the people. She genuinely cared for the commonwealth.

“When you are happy you can forgive a great deal.”

She reminds us that happiness is the key element of life. When you strive for happiness, all of the obstacles you face become easily surmountable.

“Anywhere I see suffering, that is where I want to be, doing what I can.”

Princess Diana of Wales volunteered to help quite a few international charities and world causes, including the removal of land mines and HIV/AIDS patients.

“You can't comfort the afflicted with afflicting the comfortable.”

Princess is calling upon those who lead to look out for the interests of the ones who struggle the most, and for people who largely “comfortable” to help those who have less.

“The greatest problem in the world today is intolerance. Everyone is so intolerant of each other.”

This is a very wise quote from Princess Diana of Wales. Life would be much simpler if at the end of the day, we accepted one another for who we are. This is certainly applicable today all around the world.

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

The public could easily see that the Princess Diana of Wales loved her children very much, as well as the children of the world. She was a very caring person.

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

This quote shares something that Princess Diana of Wales certainly was quite well known and beloved by the public for. She kept in touch with the people and they loved and admired her, and they still do.

Of course being a monarch helped Princess Diana to be remembered, but it was through her kindness from which she truly forged a legacy. Even if you’re not royalty or a member of the “First Family” you can still be revered and eventually remembered by others by being perpetually kind and contributing however you can to make the world a better place.

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