Brian De Palma
Although he is accepting, tolerant and sympathetic (as described on the previous page), Brian De Palma also possesses keen judgment and discrimination. His sensitive intuition and free-flowing imagination are balanced by his sharp, analytical mind discussed below.
At heart Brian De Palma is modest and humble and rarely strives to be in the limelight or in a position of power. Brian De Palma has a sharp analytical mind, a keen eye for detail, and prefers to observe, dissect, and study life from a distance. Conscientious and conservative, De Palma can be relied upon to be cautious, efficient, and thorough in his work and he takes pride in a job well done. What he may lack in self-confidence Brian De Palma often makes up for in skills - fostering expertise, technical knowledge and competence in a specialized area. He is adept at using his hands to create or fix things, and meticulous attention to detail and careful craftsmanship are his forte. Some would say he is a little too meticulous, for De Palma can be extremely critical and petty if everything is not done exactly as he thinks it should be, and he worries about things that other people consider trivial and unimportant. Brian De Palma likes to organize, categorize and arrange everything into a logical system and is often distinctly uncomfortable when something does not fit into a neat category. Disorganization vexes De Palma. He probably wishes that he were not such a perfectionist, for besides being a stickler for details, De Palma can also be mercilessly self-critical. Whether in his environment or within himself, De Palma tends to focus on the flaws, with a desire to improve, refine, and perfect. He is strictly factual, truthful, and scrupulously honest in his self-assessment and often does not give himself enough praise or credit.
He is also highly discriminating and may be especially particular about his diet, hygiene, and health habits. Brian has high aesthetic standards and refined sensitivities, and is bothered by environmental elements (such as disorder, cigarette smoke, etc.) that others overlook. His tastes are simple and understated, yet refined. He is truly offended by coarseness, bluntness and vulgarity. De Palma can sometimes be difficult to live with because of his fastidiousness, sensitivity and idiosyncrasies about food and cleanliness.
Though Brian De Palma seems rather cool and self-contained, he is very helpful by nature and enjoys serving others. He is content to play a supporting role rather than the lead. He is quietly devoted to the ones he cares for.
He is cautious, realistic and practical in his approach to life and disinclined to gamble. Brian De Palma analyzes before he acts. He is sometimes too serious. If De Palma allowed himself to play and make mistakes, it would be highly beneficial to his health!
Brian De Palma invests a tremendous amount of his creative energy into his relationships with others, particularly his marriage or other close partnerships. Brian feels that he needs others in order to be all that he can be, and he is disinclined to solitary activities and endeavors.
Working with people on a one-to-one basis to bring about mutual understanding, harmony, and satisfaction is an area in which Brian De Palma can really excel. Counseling or negotiating are talents of his.
Brian De Palma tends to see things from his perspective only and to be rather subjective. He also enjoys talking and expressing his views but does not always listen as well. Brian De Palma has a clear mind, a love of learning and new experiences, and he needs constant mental stimulation and activity.
He is assertive, energetic, active, courageous and vital. Brian De Palma has a very strong physical drive that expresses itself as sexuality and passion, a desire to compete with others, and a tendency to fight. Brian De Palma has a victorious spirit and the will to win.
Brian has lofty aspirations but does not struggle or labor to achieve them. His self-confidence and inner harmony attract success and benefit him in an almost magical way. His optimism and cheerful generosity also win De Palma many allies and successes in life.
While Brian De Palma does have a strong drive, he frequently holds himself back. One of his challenges lies in learning to endure frustration and to patiently overcome the obstacles in his life (or his own internal caution and resistance!).
However he also has a more somber side, which keeps De Palma's optimism from becoming ungrounded or overblown. Brian De Palma tends to seesaw between his faith, vision and high aspirations, and his caution and realism (or fear!). He cannot and does not rely on good luck or grace alone, and he accepts the need for hard work. His skeptical or "somber" side is described below.
Realistic and practical, Brian De Palma sets goals for himself that are modest enough for him to actually achieve. He is able to tackle long, difficult projects and see them through, for De Palma possesses self-discipline, concentration and perseverance. Brian De Palma also has a strong sense of responsibility and is very conscientious about fulfilling his obligations. De Palma often does things because he feels it is expected of him.
Along with his energy and drive, Brian De Palma has high ideals and an active fantasy life. There is a dreamer and an idealist in De Palma, as well as a doer and a fighter. Brian wants to win but not at the expense of others, and this may be somewhat of a dilemma for him.
While he is realistic and conscientious (or overly conscientious), as described above, Brian De Palma also has an otherworldly, dreamy, or mystically-inclined side, as described below.
Sensitive and imaginative, he is attracted to artistic and creative pursuits and to mysticism. Brian De Palma is impressionable and receptive, and often has experiences that are unusual and unexplainable by the rational mind. Brian has an abundance of dreams, visions and longings, but does not always have the concentrated will and stamina to make them materialize. Gentle, idealistic and peace loving, Brian often seeks to avoid the harsh realities of life. Brian has an ethereal quality about him.
Brian De Palma tends to think and act bravely and has a positive and firm demeanor. Brian has what it takes to make his own way in life. He may be a bit excitable, but never shy away from a good argument.
His vitality is not up to par and his will-power a bit weak, making Brian De Palma vulnerable to swindle or deceit. His inner discontent and casual attitude could easily lead De Palma into dubious schemes. Brian should refrain from any activity that seems to be subversive.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Pisces and Sun in Virgo
Sun in Virgo
Sun in 7th house
Sun Conjunct Mercury
Sun Conjunct Mars
Sun Trine Jupiter
Sun aspects Mars and Saturn
Sun aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Sun Trine Saturn
Sun aspects Mars and Neptune
Sun aspects Saturn and Neptune
Sun Conjunct Neptune
Sun Conjunct Mercury/Mars
Sun Conjunct Mars/Neptune