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She was an extremely gorgeous, elegant and charming Lady. Her persona was liked by one and all. She was the proprietress of a magnificent Body, Mind and Heart. Her smile was contagious, even today when I look at her pictures my mouth says Ahha! Her psyche had given different definitions to Beauty.She was the most photographed woman in the world, a Style Icon.
She was the philanthropist and a great Human Being. She was the heirer of the British Royal Nobility ; Yet was so kind hearted and sober that she even made herself a threat for other. Her strong personality had become others envy to the extent that she lost her life in a planned accidental death.
Even though she was born in the Royal Nobility as Lady Diana Spencer ,and was familiar with all the protocol of a Royal Family, she was not wholeheartedly accepted by the Highest British Royal Nobility. Surprised! Yes it's true. Because from the day one of her marriage with Prince Charles she refused to took vow that she would 'Obey' her husband . She was Intransigent and Persistent.
She was the lady for whom family and her boys always came first. She rarely deferred to the Prince or the Royal Family, but, was often adamant when it comes to her children . She chose their first names, dismisses Royal family nanny, selected their schools and clothing ,planned their outings and took them to school as often as her schedule permitted, which was not usual to a Royal family. She gave her sons an understanding of people's emotions, their insecurities, people's distress, and their hopes and dreams. She wanted them to be a good human being. I once read a statement given by her elder son Prince William
'Not a day goes by when I don't think of Mom'Her story reveals that she had gone through so much of ups and downs, depressions and dilemmas, hatred and betrayal, hoax and fallacies, divorce , separation, distance from kids,she had declined the title of Her Royal Highness but still she remained so Calm ,Humble and Strong .
After divorce, she lived in isolation, but then she gave some time to herself, did self strom and after spiritual gain she came back to her usual senses, as free spirit, as a loving monarch, as a philanthropist. She worked for several NGO's worldwide and had spread Words of Mankind.
Here are quotes given by her :
I'd like to be a Queen in people's hearts.
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.Family is the most important thing in the world.
I don't go by the rule book... I lead from the heart, not the head.
When you are happy you can forgive a great deal.
Only do what your heart tells you.
I think the biggest disease the world suffers from in this day and age is the disease of people feeling unloved
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?
Anywhere I see suffering, that is where I want to be, doing what I can.
If you find someone you love in your life, then hang on to that love.
Everyone of us needs to show how much we care for each other and, in the process, care for ourselves.
I like to be a free spirit. Some don't like that, but that's the way I am.
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.
Hugs can do great amounts of good - especially for children.
The greatest problem in the world today is intolerance. Everyone is so intolerant of each other.
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.
I want my boys to have an understanding of people's emotions, their insecurities, people's distress, and their hopes and dreams.
I live for my sons. I would be lost without them.
People think that at the end of the day a man is the only answer. Actually, a fulfilling job is better for me.
I will fight for my children on any level so they can reach their potential as human beings and in their public duties.
I wear my heart on my sleeve.
She was the voice of every woman. Somewhere somehow we all want to live like her. A life where we are following our heart, in love with loved ones and feel free to tell what our heart is saying. But are afraid to do so. Why? Because we are afraid of this society, because we are thinking of our images (that may get ruin by those patriarch's). We want to fight but are afraid to face people because we called them our own, we don't want to hurt others sentiments, even though their behaviours is hurting ours. Why? Because we are women. Who have been always picturised as 'Tayag Ki Devi' in this male patriarched society.
She fought for herself, for her values, for her principles and she faced the same denial from her society as we face in our lives, though she was a Princess. She once said in a interview that every Strong woman is a Threat to the establishment she is living in. Every woman who chooses her own path is the Strength that causes the confusion of Fear, Fear that why she is so Strong , from where she is getting it, who are with her.
So , don't stop fighting for your rights, for your life, for your own self,for your dignity. They will rebuff, they'll say nonsense, they will ignore. But then, for how long? Have faith one day they will accept us. Accept the way we are, the way we talk, laugh, sit, love, explain,express, and more importantly accept us as a woman.
I am a big fan and admirer of her zeal. Even after so many years of her death she had left reasons to love her. I hereby give my tribute to the Princess who was beautiful inside outside. May her soul rest in peace. My salute to the woman of Brave Heart.
To know her more watch this video
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