His optimism and enthusiasm (mentioned in the previous chapter), is balanced by an innate objectivity, detachment, and pragmatic realism that usually keeps his idealistic ventures on a sound course. Though he appears confident and positive, Elvis Presley is often quite skeptical and much more careful than he seems. And while it is true that Presley likes to play, he is also serious about his work and commitments.
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 Presley. Elvis Presley 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.
Elvis Presley has a thoughtful, quiet, and self-contained disposition and does not readily show his inner feelings and needs. Elvis Presley seems to be always 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. Elvis 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. Often he is authoritarian - strictly fair, but without mercy. Elvis Presley has a great respect for tradition and even if he does not agree with certain laws, he will abide by them or work to change them, but never flagrantly disregard them. Careful and conservative, Elvis Presley plays by the rules.
He is subtle, understated, quiet, deep, not easy to know intimately, and never superficial. He is a modest person and sometimes overly self-critical. Giving himself (and others) permission to feel, to play, to be spontaneous and silly, and to be weak and vulnerable sometimes, is not easy for Presley.
Presley'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.
Ownership gives Elvis Presley a sense of security, and he has a strong attachment to his possessions. Elvis also has a natural instinct or understanding of economics, finance, trade, and appraising the value of merchandise.
Elvis Presley tends to see things from his perspective only and to be rather subjective. He also enjoys talking and expressing his views but he does not always listen as well. Elvis Presley has a clear mind, a love of learning and new experiences, and he needs constant mental stimulation and activity.
He is direct, energetic, sometimes aggressive and combative. Elvis Presley 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.
His life is apt to be blessed with more than his share of helpful friends, fortuitous relationships, and doors opening to him at just the right time. Because Elvis Presley is usually willing to share and to give back to others in a generous way, he continues to generate successes in his life no matter how unfortunate prevailing circumstances are. Elvis should beware, however, of becoming an opportunist.
Along with his energy and drive Elvis Presley has high ideals and an active fantasy life. There is a dreamer and an idealist in Presley, as well as a doer and a fighter. Elvis wants to win but not at others' expense, and this maybe something of a dilemma for him.
He is imaginative and sensitive to anything colorful, beautiful, or magical. He is attracted to artistic and creative pursuits, music, and mysticism. His spiritual values color Elvis' whole perspective and approach to life. He is idealistic and perhaps impractical.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Sagittarius and Sun in Capricorn
Sun in Capricorn
Sun in 2nd house
Sun Conjunct Mercury
Sun Square Mars
Sun Sextile Jupiter
Sun aspects Mars and Neptune
Sun Trine Neptune