Although he is intensely emotional and fervent in his loves and hates (as described on the previous page), David Lynch is also pragmatic and able to swing to the opposite extreme and be completely dispassionate and unsentimental, especially when it suits his overall aims.
Serious, disciplined and quietly ambitious, he is driven to prove himself and to achieve material accomplishments and success. His work, his position in the world, and his contributions to society are very important to Lynch. David Lynch will persevere through enormous hardship and frustration in order to reach a goal he has set for himself, and he often sacrifices much in the area of personal relationships and home life in order to do so.
David Lynch has a thoughtful, quiet and self-contained disposition and does not readily show his inner feelings and needs. David Lynch seems to always be in control, capable, efficient and strong. He is often the person in the family or group who is given more responsibility (and more work) than the others. He is highly conscientious and even as a child he possessed great maturity, soberness, and worldly wisdom.
He is basically a pragmatic realist, and though he may have all sorts of dreams, ideals and colorful theories, he feels that the ultimate test of a concept is its practical usefulness. David has an innate shrewdness and business sense, and there is a bit of the cynic in him as well.
He is clear-headed, detached and objective, and is not swayed by emotional dramatics. He is often authoritarian - strictly fair, but without mercy. David Lynch has a great respect for tradition and even if he does not agree with certain laws, he will abide by them or strive to change them, but never flagrantly disregard them. Cautious and conservative, David Lynch plays by the rules.
He is subtle, understated, quiet, deep, not easy to get to know intimately, and never superficial. He is a modest person and sometimes overly self-critical. Giving himself (and others) permission to feel, play, be spontaneous and silly, and sometimes weak and vulnerable is not easy for Lynch.
Lynch's strong points are his depth and thoroughness, patience, tenacity and faithfulness. His faults are a tendency to be rigid and inflexible, and too serious.
The urge to learn and to communicate is essential to David Lynch, and he expresses himself very well through writing, teaching or sharing ideas and information. Lynch is persuasive and fluent with language.
Restless and inquisitive, David enjoys being mobile and taking short trips and excursions in order to see for himself what is going on in the world around him.
David Lynch is loving and well loved by others, and has a strong need for relationships that offer kindness, friendship and affection. His artistic and creative powers are also well developed and David does everything in a harmonious, gracious, pleasing manner. Aesthetics are very important to Lynch, as are his personal appearance and attractiveness.
David has big aspirations and the desire to succeed in life in a grand way. David Lynch tends to exaggerate, promise more than is feasible and misjudge by being overly optimistic. However, he never gives up on his hopes for the future. Lynch tends to be restless and discontent with the responsibilities and limitations of life.
His vitality is very strong and he is likely to be a workaholic. If David Lynch is not careful, he may work so hard that he becomes exhausted, leaving himself open to physical breakdown. David Lynch also has a strong drive to win and to dominate others.
Lynch has a strong will and great determination and is willing to work hard to reach his goals. David Lynch often takes on more than his share and labors untiringly, sparing himself no pain in his work. David should guard against over-exerting himself physically.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Scorpio and Sun in Capricorn
Sun in Capricorn
Sun in 3rd house
Sun Conjunct Venus
Sun Square Jupiter
Sun Opposition Mars/Pluto
Sun Opposition Saturn/Pluto