Cosima Wagner's quiet, unassuming, rather modest facade (described in the previous chapter) is liable to mask certain far less modest goals and ambitions in life. Materially (or in other ways), she is much more aspiring than she may seem, and reaching the top academically or professionally is really important to her.
Serious, disciplined and quietly ambitious, she is driven to prove herself and to achieve material accomplishments and success. Her work, her position in the world, and her contributions to society are very important to Cosima Wagner. Cosima Liszt-Wagner will persevere through enormous hardship and frustration in order to reach a goal she has set for herself, and she often sacrifices much in the area of personal relationships and home life in order to do so.
Cosima Liszt-Wagner has a thoughtful, quiet and self-contained disposition and does not readily show her inner feelings and needs. Cosima Liszt-Wagner seems to always be in control, capable, efficient and strong. She is often the person in the family or group who is given more responsibility (and more work) than the others. She is highly conscientious and even as a child she possessed great maturity, soberness, and worldly wisdom.
She is basically a pragmatic realist, and though she may have all sorts of dreams, ideals and colorful theories, she feels that the ultimate test of a concept is its practical usefulness. Cosima Liszt has an innate shrewdness and business sense, and there is a bit of the cynic in her as well.
She is clear-headed, detached and objective, and is not swayed by emotional dramatics. She is often authoritarian - strictly fair, but without mercy. Cosima Liszt-Wagner has a great respect for tradition and even if she does not agree with certain laws, she will abide by them or strive to change them, but never flagrantly disregard them. Cautious and conservative, Cosima Liszt-Wagner plays by the rules.
She is subtle, understated, quiet, deep, not easy to get to know intimately, and never superficial. She is a modest person and sometimes overly self-critical. Giving herself (and others) permission to feel, play, be spontaneous and silly, and sometimes weak and vulnerable is not easy for Cosima Wagner.
Cosima Wagner's strong points are her depth and thoroughness, patience, tenacity and faithfulness. Her faults are a tendency to be rigid and inflexible, and too serious.
She is a private person and inclined to withdraw in very public and impersonal social settings. Cosima Liszt-Wagner prefers to work at home or in a very personal small business.
Cosima Wagner invests a lot of her creative energy into her home, family relationships, and inner life.
She is an original! Cosima Liszt-Wagner radiates a sort of electrical excitement about the things she is interested in, and conveys this to others, but she also gets bored rather quickly. Cosima Liszt does not mind being a bit unusual or breaking a few rules either.
Emotionally, it could be difficult for Cosima Liszt-Wagner to discern illusion from reality. She is impressionable and sympathetic toward others. However, Cosima Wagner tends to idealize others and could adopt a fantasy view of a wonderful marriage, causing disappointment later on.
Cosima Wagner is capable of extraordinary physical or mental efforts to gain success and achieve something that will bring her recognition and respect. Cosima Liszt-Wagner has a strong need for authority and power over others and is likely to perform better in a leading position.
Cosima Liszt-Wagner has a sense of good fellowship and comradeship and is very much at ease in contact with others. Cosima Wagner works successfully with others in her community, groups or associations and may get some assistance from some very powerful and influential people.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Virgo and Sun in Capricorn
Sun in Capricorn
Sun in 4th house
Sun Sextile Uranus
Sun Conjunct Moon/Neptune
Sun Opposition Jupiter/Pluto
Sun Opposition Jupiter/N. Node