drive and ambition
Émile Zola has a warrior's attitude - decisive, courageous, and bold. Émile tends to always crave action, even when waiting for an opportune moment or not doing anything at all would actually be effective in the long-term. He absolutely cannot tolerate being passive or even patient about getting what he wants. Émile Zola feels that it is up to him to take the initiative and he pursues his goal or desire very aggressively.
He is also self-reliant, in that he does not depend on others to do things for him or help him along, and Émile Zola is often irritated when other people offer advice or direction. Cooperation rarely comes easily to him. He is willful and can be quite oblivious to others' desires or feelings when he is pursuing something he wants. He is highly competitive, enjoys a challenge or a good fight, and may be downright pugnacious at times. Abounding in energy and enthusiasm at the start of a new venture, Émile Zola needs a very positive response and encouragement in order to sustain his interest throughout. If a project is not successful from the start, he is liable to drop it and move on to something else rather than rework or refine it. He has a strong desire to blaze new trails and put his own twist to things. Zola can discover, invent and initiate new things, but he is impatient and may lack the stamina and perseverance needed see a long-term project through.
It is not easy for Émile Zola to show the world at large his angry or competitive side, but his family sees this side of him more often. Temper tantrums, tumultuous family relationships, or a great deal of competition between Zola and one or more of his relations, are likely. Émile Zola likes to be the one in charge in his home and he puts a lot of energy into making things go his way.
Émile Zola has the gift of endurance and perseverance, as well as the willingness to work hard to achieve his objectives. Once he decides he wants something or makes a commitment, Émile Zola will do it "even if it takes forever". Self-discipline comes naturally to Émile and he instinctively realizes that any creative achievement is "10% inspiration, 90% perspiration". Zola chooses practical, realistic goals and pursues them step-by-step in a well-planned, orderly fashion. Émile Zola likes to concentrate on one thing at a time and he does a thorough job. He enjoys working in solitude, and often feels he does his best work when he is alone.
When Émile Zola wants something, he goes after it with passionate zeal and is sometimes so driven by his desire that he loses all objectivity. Émile gets so deeply involved in whatever he is pursuing that he becomes one-sided, even fanatical. Strong-willed and stubborn, Émile Zola insists on having his way no matter the cost. He is fascinated with power. Zola often tries to overpower anything or anyone he perceives as an obstacle, if not physically, then by the force of his will. Zola can be ruthless and impersonal when it comes to achieving his ambitions and goals in life. Émile Zola has enormous energy and is capable of extraordinary effort and great achievement. Zola can also become a compulsive workaholic.
Émile has the ability to verbalize his feelings and perceptions well. His judgment is keen and sharp, he is diplomatic and can express himself in good language. Émile Zola initiates conversations with people and is never at a loss for appropriate remarks.
Émile Zola seems to be driven to succeed and he works indefatigably toward the realization of his goals. Émile has the ability and strength to master the greatest tasks, but tends to over-tax his nerves and physical strength to the point of a break down.
He is able to see his objectives in life very clearly and wants to create his own good fortune. Quite energetic, Émile Zola may want to express himself creatively. Inviting good cooperation with others, he is likely to achieve much popularity.
Zola dedicates himself wholeheartedly to a cause, makes a great deal of sacrifices and does away with superfluous activities and interests. Others find his approach too severe and are unwilling to go along with Émile Zola under the difficult circumstances that he is willing to tolerate. His determination and capacity for self-denial often help Zola get through the rough spots and achieve the goal he is aiming for.
Émile Zola perseveres through numerous obstacles, frustrations, delays, and setbacks in order to achieve his ambitions in life. Sometimes he may feel as if he were pushing a boulder uphill. Émile Zola should try to avoid bitterness or comparing his lot to that of others, as this could weaken his resolve.
Émile Zola has a natural ability to integrate with groups and could very well form his own associations or groups. There is likely to be a special soul-link between Émile and the friends he chooses. Émile Zola also has a tendency to fight other people's battles.
He is strongly attached to his home and family, and harmony in his surroundings and relationships is important to him. Émile Zola has a good sense of team work and a strong desire to feel complete oneness with people around him.
His direction in life seems to depend a great deal on other people and his relationships with others may often influence Zola's decisions regarding his goals. This could be to Émile's advantage at times, but could also lead to occasional setbacks.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Aries
Mars in 4th house
Mars Trine Saturn
Mars Conjunct Pluto
Mars Conjunct Moon/Mercury
Mars Conjunct Mercury/Pluto
Mars Opposition Jupiter/MC
Saturn Trine Pluto
Saturn Square MC
MC Opposition Sun/N. Node
MC Opposition Moon/N. Node
MC Opposition Pluto/N. Node