12 Inspiring Things Princess Diana Said About Motherhood (PHOTOS)

Adriana Velez | Oct 28, 2013 Being a Mom
12 Inspiring Things Princess Diana Said About Motherhood (PHOTOS)

princess dianaAs much as I've enjoyed all the celebrations around the birth of Prince George I can't help wishing that Prince William's mother, Princess Diana, were still alive to witness her beautiful grandson. I think she would have been a spectacular grandmother. I know the legacy of her love lives on through her son. But Prince George also has her words of wisdom. Here are our favorite Princess Di quotes about motherhood -- her thoughts about parenting, and the lessons she sought to pass down to her sons. As a mother myself I found them truly inspiring.

  • Most Important Thing in the World

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    Family is the most important thing in the world.

  • Hugs

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

  • Fight for Your Children

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

  • I Live for My Sons

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

  • Understanding People

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

  • Hang on to Love

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    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.

  • Thanks to Mothers and Fathers

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

  • Random Acts of Kindness

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    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.

  • Show How Much You Care

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

  • Show Your Feelings

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    It's not sissy to show your feelings.

  • Everyone Has Potential

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

  • I'm Just a Mother

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    Don't call me an icon. I'm just a mother trying to help.

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