Although he can appear freewheeling, independent, and, at times, inconsistent (as mentioned in the previous chapter), at heart he is very loyal and constant. Collier Young possesses a certain steadiness and firmness of will that may not be obvious to others until they get to know Collier well.
Proud and intensely individual, Collier Young really wants to stand out, to be the very best he can be, and to be recognized and appreciated for his unique contributions. Doing something well and being respected for it is extremely important to him, and he cannot tolerate being relegated to the background, taking orders from others, or being "just one of the team". Collier Young must put his personal stamp on whatever he does, and direct his own course in life. Collier Young needs to have a place where he can shine, express himself creatively, and be the one in charge.
Collier has big dreams and the determination, spirit, vitality and enthusiasm to realize them. Collier Young also has a noble, romantic heart, and a love of the dramatic, colorful, and extravagant.
For Collier Young, it is true that "the entire world's a stage" and he secretly (or perhaps not so secretly) desires to be the star or hero of the play. Collier wants to be great and to receive the love and applause of an adoring audience, even if the "audience" is just one other special person. He needs someone to believe in him and his dreams. Though Young appears radiantly self-confident and independent, he is actually very dependent on the affirmation, love and recognition of others. He cannot bear going unnoticed or unappreciated.
Collier Young also loves wholeheartedly and generously and really knows how to make the person he loves feel special. Collier Young loves the magic of "being in love" and knows how to keep the romance alive in his relationships. He is also immensely loyal and will defend his loved ones and stand by them to the end - as long as they never offend his pride or betray his trust. However, Collier Young likes to be the strong one in his relationships and he really does not share the leading role very easily. Ideally, Collier needs to find a person who is as strong-willed as he is, but who will not try to dominate or compete with him.
Young's strengths are his zest and love for life, his creative power and his warm and generous heart. His primary fault is his tendency to be very egocentric, and so concerned with the impression he is making and with his own creative self-expression that he forgets there is another, larger world that does not revolve around him.
World travel, foreign cultures, and studies which expand his intellectual horizons and broaden his understanding of the world are very attractive to Young.
Collier Young has a philosophical turn of mind and is concerned with seeking answers to the big questions of life or getting the overview of any situation. Abstract concepts and/or plans for the future occupy his mind much of the time.
Collier Young 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. Collier Young 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. Collier Young has a very strong physical drive that expresses itself as sexuality and passion, a desire to compete with others, and a tendency to fight. Collier Young has a victorious spirit and the will to win.
He is blessed with abundant optimism, self-confidence and cheerful generosity. His good will and friendliness win him many allies. Collier Young also has grand visions and aspirations, and the desire to succeed in life in a big way. Collier expects the best, and usually gets it.
Collier Young undergoes deep, transformative changes in his life with relative ease and a minimum of conscious resistance. Because he does not avoid the depths, Young has access to a lot of personal power and strength. Without realizing it or seeking it, Collier is apt to have quite a potent effect on the people he comes into contact with, even superficially. Others sense that Collier Young is a force to be reckoned with.
Collier Young tends to think and act bravely and has a positive and firm demeanor. Collier 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.
Collier Young probably has great intellectual ability and curiosity. Collier never seem to run out of ideas and always welcomes the study of new subjects, the more abstract the better. But he also has the basic sense to translate abstract ideas into practical reality.
Collier Young feels physically strong and fit and has a healthy sex-life. His actions are governed by a strong sense of honor and integrity. Young is ambitious with a talent for organizing and a strong desire to succeed, insuring by that his professional success.
Young tends to be in a constant state of tension and seems to look for avenues to test his strength. Collier Young uses all the energy at his disposal in order to succeed. Somewhat rebellious and inflexible, Collier fights any opposition or resistance he meets.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Sagittarius and Sun in Leo
Sun in Leo
Sun in 9th house
Sun Conjunct Mercury
Sun Conjunct Mars
Sun Conjunct Jupiter
Sun Sextile Pluto
Sun Conjunct Mercury/Mars
Sun Conjunct Mercury/Jupiter
Sun Conjunct Mars/Jupiter
Sun Opposition Saturn/Uranus