Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve
mental interests and abilities
Clear, objective and realistic, he is unimpressed by exaggerated claims or promises. Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve insists on being shown the facts behind any statement he hears, and his natural skepticism often borders on cynicism. Sainte-Beuve approaches problems clearly and rationally and maintains his poise and objectivity even in the midst of critical situations. Anyone seeking Sainte-Beuve's advice is certain to get an unemotional and unbiased assessment of their situation, and Charles - therefore - makes a good arbitrator or judge. He is thorough, conscientious and disciplined in his thinking, and has an aptitude for business, organization and administration. Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve is also a good strategist, and he will plan and patiently follow a realistic course which will lead to his eventual success. Serious-minded and studious, Sainte-Beuve enjoys quiet time alone for thinking or reading.
Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve has a good understanding of group trends, politics, mass movements and community affairs. Sharing ideas with groups of people is something Sainte-Beuve does well and is likely to be involved with. Charles is an accomplished team player and is likely to be part of a successful group or large organization.
Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve tends to seesaw between holding his tongue and lashing out. This verbal self-control seems to create internal tension, so that when Sainte-Beuve finally does speak his mind, there is quite a bit of resentment or energy between the lines. Learning to state an opinion without making it an attack is important. When out of balance, Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve is prone to frequent, irritating little accidents such as cutting his fingers or getting burned.
Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve has an aptitude for solving difficult mental problems due to his careful, methodical approach, attention to detail and tenacity in following a matter through to its conclusion. Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve has well-honed powers of concentration and enjoys studying and thinking in solitude. Sainte-Beuve can get entirely wrapped up in his own thoughts and completely engrossed in a minor detail. He is slow and cautious, but extremely thorough in his work. Conservative and somewhat of a skeptic, he may be narrow-minded or closed to any idea that has no concrete proof or scientific verification. He prefers dealing with facts rather than abstract speculation. Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve may also be distrustful or fearful of anything he cannot understand with his rational mind. He is well-suited to work in research or any field that requires careful study and thought.
Sainte-Beuve will notice that the description below contradicts some of the statements made in the previous paragraphs. So far, Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve's thinking was depicted as careful, conservative, methodical and possibly narrow or rigid, while the following information defines his mind as quick and innovative. Both are true! Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve incorporates both ways of thinking - the inspired-inventive and the deductive-ordered. Here is a description of the more free-flowing aspect:
He is an original thinker, capable of unique discoveries and innovations, but he tends to scatter his energies in too many directions at once and to make impulsive or hasty decisions. Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve grasps ideas very quickly and becomes impatient with duller or more conservative minds. A fast-moving, mentally stimulating, and unpredictable atmosphere suits Charles quite well, even though he may complain about the stress and the crazy pace. Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve has a technical bent and is interested in the newest scientific theories and findings, electronics, computers, etc.
His sexuality probably developed early in life and problems of love relationships could be on his mind a lot. Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve may adopt a somewhat pompous and flirtatious way of speech and the subject "sex" may come up repeatedly during the course of his conversations.
Charles has the ability to influence others to his way of thinking and could do well in a propaganda campaign. Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve thinks in big dimensions and has a gift for speaking. He is interested in subjects that encompass a larger view of the world.
He may have to deal with considerable nervous tension and is inclined to see everything a little cloudy. Expressing what is on his mind could be hard for Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve, and he could either intentionally or inadvertently deceive others, or vice versa.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Capricorn
Mercury in 11th house
Mercury Quincunx Mars
Mercury Square Saturn
Mercury aspects Saturn and Uranus
Mercury Square Uranus
Mercury Conjunct Venus/Pluto
Mercury Conjunct Jupiter/Pluto
Mercury Conjunct Neptune/Pluto