F. Scott Fitzgerald
drive and ambition
He is a "busy bee" - energetic, restless, and forever on the go. His active mind is always buzzing with ideas and Francis Scott finds it difficult sometimes to relax, slow down, or take time to reflect and replenish himself. F. Scott Fitzgerald tends to live on nervous energy. He can accomplish much in short bursts but projects that require long-term commitment, stamina, and steady, persistent effort are not easy for Fitzgerald. F. Scott Fitzgerald often scatters his energies into so many directions and activities at once that he cannot finish or follow through on some of them. He needs variety, change, and mental challenges.
F. Scott Fitzgerald has a sharp and eager mind, and he enjoys games and competitions that have a mental component. Francis Scott likes to match wits with someone else.
Fitzgerald often achieves his desires by his verbal skill, his ability to speak clearly, vigorously, and convincingly for what he wants. His drive and energy is more mental than physical. F. Scott Fitzgerald uses his wit, intelligence, communication skills, social sophistication, and awareness to achieve his goals.
Fitzgerald plays vigorously and enjoys competitive games and physical rough-and-tumble activities. Athletics and/or physical activities have great appeal for him. F. Scott Fitzgerald takes the initiative in sports and also in romantic relationships: he is ardent in pursuing anything he desires.
Fits of temper and impatience, and a sudden, erratic sort of recklessness can all work very much against F. Scott Fitzgerald, especially when he needs to be working cooperatively as part of a team or in a partnership. When he is upset or fired up about something, Francis Scott often does things that are risky and outrageous. When out of balance, Fitzgerald tends to be accident prone.
While F. Scott Fitzgerald is often charged with energy and inspired about what he wants to do (as mentioned earlier), there is a dreamy, visionary, or passive side to him as well. His energy level may fluctuate from being superabundant to rather lax.
F. Scott Fitzgerald has a very active and fertile imagination and his ambitions are never strictly mundane, practical, and concrete. F. Scott Fitzgerald has a strong desire to act out his fantasies, dreams, visions, and ideals. Artistic creation, drama, or other areas in which Fitzgerald can express himself imaginatively are excellent for him. Ordinary life seems drab and uninteresting to Francis Scott, and he needs to have some big dream or something larger than his own narrow personal interests to live for. Sometimes he may be confused about exactly how and where to direct his energy and he often drifts along rather than making clear decisions about what he wants. F. Scott Fitzgerald has a passive side and at times lacks the will power, physical energy, strength, and the fighting spirit to achieve his aims.
When F. Scott Fitzgerald wants something, F. Scott Fitzgerald goes after it with passionate zeal and is sometimes so driven by his desire that he loses all objectivity. Francis Scott gets so deeply involved in whatever he is pursuing that he becomes one-sided, even fanatical. Strong-willed and stubborn, F. Scott Fitzgerald insists on having his way no matter the cost. He is fascinated with power. F. Scott Fitzgerald often tries to overpower anything or anyone he perceives as an obstacle, if not physically then by the force of his will. Fitzgerald can be ruthless and impersonal when it comes to achieving his ambitions and goals in life. Francis Scott has enormous energy and is capable of extraordinary effort and great achievement. Fitzgerald can also become a compulsive workaholic.
Francis Scott has grand aspirations and may be inordinately ambitious at times. That is, he is apt to be discontent with small successes and to feel like a failure unless he achieves extraordinary things. F. Scott Fitzgerald should avoid get-rich-quick schemes which promise tremendous returns for little energy expenditure. Even if they do seem to succeed, Fitzgerald's ideals and values could be compromised.
In his professional life F. Scott Fitzgerald is apt to have a great deal of recognition and success. Early on in his career, important and influential people in his field are apt to notice Francis Scott and help him along. At some point, he himself is apt to be quite an influential person - at least in his chosen line of endeavor. F. Scott Fitzgerald is headed for a leadership role.
His decisions are based on the demands of the situation and he is able to take advantage of the right moment. Strongly career oriented, F. Scott Fitzgerald may have inner conflicts between his professional personal lives.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Gemini
Mars in 5th house
Mars Quincunx Uranus
Mars aspects Uranus and Neptune
Mars Conjunct Neptune
Mars Conjunct Pluto
Jupiter Square MC
Sun Sextile MC
MC Opposition Moon/Mars