Although he is empathetic, sensitive and responsive to others' feelings and needs (as described on the previous page), he also has a very clear-eyed, objective and practical nature, described in more detail below. Because Dick York appears to be a softy, others may be surprised at his cool, intelligent criticism and insights. Others may feel that Dick York swings from extremes of kind tenderheartedness to biting sarcasm.
His warm, caring side, combined with his perfectionism, can make him very effective in any service area because he has the capacity to work practically and efficiently and to show deep concern for the needs of others.
At heart Dick York is modest and humble and rarely strives to be in the limelight or in a position of power. Dick York has a sharp analytical mind, a keen eye for detail, and prefers to observe, dissect, and study life from a distance. Conscientious and conservative, York 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 Dick York 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 York 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. Dick York 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 York. He probably wishes that he were not such a perfectionist, for besides being a stickler for details, York can also be mercilessly self-critical. Whether in his environment or within himself, York 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. Dick 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. York can sometimes be difficult to live with because of his fastidiousness, sensitivity and idiosyncrasies about food and cleanliness.
Though Dick York 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. Dick York analyzes before he acts. He is sometimes too serious. If York allowed himself to play and make mistakes, it would be highly beneficial to his health!
The urge to learn and to communicate is essential to Dick York, and he expresses himself very well through writing, teaching or sharing ideas and information. York is persuasive and fluent with language.
Restless and inquisitive, Dick enjoys being mobile and taking short trips and excursions in order to see for himself what is going on in the world around him.
He is direct, energetic, sometimes aggressive and combative. Dick York often feels that he needs to fight to get what he wants, and he tends to have a "me-first" attitude that angers or irritates others. He is hasty, restless, impatient and sometimes reckless.
Dick 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 York many allies and successes in life.
While Dick York 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 York's optimism from becoming ungrounded or overblown. Dick York 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.
He is often plagued by feelings of personal inadequacy, inhibitions and self-doubt. Dick York has a cautious, realistic attitude toward life and is highly responsible and disciplined with regard to his obligations and duties. Dick York tends to work and struggle more than necessary and to take himself too seriously.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Cancer and Sun in Virgo
Sun in Virgo
Sun in 3rd house
Sun Square Mars
Sun Trine Jupiter
Sun aspects Mars and Saturn
Sun aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Sun Square Saturn