drive and ambition
He is a perfectionist and has high standards for his own work. Auguste Rodin often feels that if he wants something done right he must do it himself, for others do not do as thorough a job as he does. Doing a task well is very important to him, and he may labor over minute details that others would not bother with. Auguste Rodin strives for accuracy, efficiency and precision, and he becomes very irritable when things are not done "right".
On the other hand, Auguste Rodin can become so much of a perfectionist and so self-critical that he will not even attempt many activities and projects, feeling that his efforts will simply not be good enough. He is usually modest and realistic in assessing what he can accomplish and, if anything, Auguste Rodin underestimates himself. Of course, practice makes perfect, and if Rodin does apply himself diligently in a given area, he gradually gains self-confidence as he masters skills and develops expertise.
Auguste Rodin conserves his energy and paces himself so that he does not waste or diffuse his efforts. An unwillingness to take risks or venture from the beaten track can sometimes limit his opportunities. In short, Rodin may not aim high enough, thereby settling for too little in life.
Auguste Rodin encounters numerous challenges and possibly defeats in the pursuit of his goals and desires, and his setbacks often occur because Auguste has been too rash or intent on satisfying his own will regardless of the impact on others. Auguste Rodin is intense and passionate, and simply does not know when to stop sometimes! Recklessness with others can be a problem for Rodin.
Auguste Rodin works hard and patiently to achieve his objectives and perseveres in spite of difficulties and discouragement. When concentrating on a single, clearly defined goal, Auguste is able to accomplish a great deal, but he often feels that the path is long and arduous, and that he must struggle on alone and shoulder the burden single-handedly.
He is capable of great self-control and self-denial and can be a hard taskmaster, expecting far too much of himself. He also tends to hold himself back and doubt his own power and ability. Auguste Rodin feels that he meets with great resistance whenever he tries to assert himself or take initiative. Anger and frustration can be big problems for Auguste Rodin, especially when he tries to work with other people or depend too much on others for support. Auguste works best in solitude.
Although he is patient and steady when pursuing an objective, when Auguste Rodin finally loses patience he loses it completely! In addition to having great tenacity and perseverance, Auguste has a daring and rebellious side as well:
Auguste Rodin seeks out risky and even dangerous activities, primarily for the excitement they provide. Impulsive, daring, impatient and unconventional, Auguste Rodin cannot sit still for very long and he has no capacity for "doing things as they have always been done". He is a defiant and independent person who can go it alone if need be. Rodin can be extremely bossy and pushy and is prone to sudden, erratic outbursts, especially when he has to wait for what he wants. Courage and a taste for the unorthodox or outrageous are Rodin's strengths.
He is intensely willful and can create trouble for himself by rather unconsciously forging ahead, without realizing that he is trampling over people. Sometimes, if Auguste Rodin cannot get what he wants directly, he will try to dominate, manipulate or seek power in a covert, subtle sort of way.
Auguste has the ability to verbalize his feelings and perceptions well. His judgment is keen and sharp, he is diplomatic and can express himself in good language. Auguste Rodin initiates conversations with people and is never at a loss for appropriate remarks.
He is inclined to be a tyrant and wants other people to submit to his wishes. In Auguste's drive to gain power, he could be ruthless and brutal at times. On the other hand, Auguste Rodin may have to struggle to resist being placed in someone else's hand and power.
Rodin dedicates himself wholeheartedly to a cause, makes a great deal of sacrifices and does away with superfluous activities and interests. Others find his approach too severe and are unwilling to go along with Auguste Rodin under the difficult circumstances that he is willing to tolerate. His determination and capacity for self-denial often help Rodin get through the rough spots and achieve the goal he is aiming for.
Positions of honor, affluence, influence and stature in his community can be his. Auguste Rodin feels that his destiny involves leadership or distinguishing himself in some way. Auguste possesses an innate sense of greatness or importance, and a strong drive to achieve recognition for his talent. Auguste Rodin should avoid excessive egotism and arrogant pride, for these could limit his opportunities.
Auguste has noble aspirations and grand plans for himself. Combining personal goals with humanitarian concerns, philanthropy and an interest in social betterment, Auguste Rodin is likely to be quite successful and influential in his community. He is suited to expansive, lucrative enterprises.
His public image is important to Auguste Rodin and he comes across in a confident way. He is very ambitious, strives for material gains and aims for wealth and possessions. Rodin will achieve much popularity because of his harmonious and happy demeanor.
His emotional life is likely to be strained and Auguste has a tendency to be a loner. His outlook could be a bit one-sided and Auguste Rodin may find it hard to compromise. It is difficult for him to maintain good give-and-take relationships.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Virgo
Mars in 8th house
Mars Square Saturn
Mars aspects Saturn and Uranus
Mars Opposition Uranus
Mars Quincunx Pluto
Mars Conjunct Moon/Mercury
Mars Opposition Pluto/N. Node
Saturn Trine Pluto
MC Conjunct Sun
MC Conjunct Jupiter
MC Conjunct Sun/Jupiter
MC Opposition Moon/Pluto