The question people have to ask themselves is what do they want in their leaders? Do they want someone who errs, but who learns from their mistakes, who grows, who recognizes the need for change, who has a vision? Or someone who is content to continue making the same mistakes and to keep things as they are?
It’s only when we risk reaching too far that we find out how far it’s possible to go.[quoting T. S. Eliot]
It’s always been hard for us to understand the connection that Diana has with people, but the fact that it’s inexplicable shouldn’t lead us to deny it.
If we were an ordinary family and social services came to visit, they’d have thrown us into care and you into jail![to Elizabeth]
Diana gave people what they needed. Even if it was just confirmation that great pain and sadness doesn’t discriminate. It comes to those with beauty and privilege too. And they adored her for it.