drive and ambition
Cooper is proud and ambitious and he strives to excel, stand out and be recognized for who and what he is. Gary Cooper has a very dominant ego and likes to be Number One. Gary finds it difficult to take orders from others or to stay in the background, and he hates being wrong; Gary Cooper always insists that he is right!
He is forceful, strong, energetic, determined and highly competitive. Gary Cooper plays hard, plays to win and does not give up easily. In fact, he sees life as a competitive sport or performance. Gary loves admiration and applause, and he has a strong sense of personal honor and integrity. Gary Cooper tends to be very self-confident, even arrogant. Because of his self-confidence, Gary is able to accomplish a great deal, but if his confidence is ever undermined, Gary Cooper becomes self-conscious, defensive and rather belligerent.
Cooper plays vigorously and enjoys competitive games and physical rough-and-tumble activities. Athletics and/or physical activities have great appeal for him. Gary Cooper takes the initiative in sports and also in romantic relationships: he is ardent in pursuing anything he desires.
Unlike some who have hopes and fantasies, Cooper is a person who tries to live out these dreams, no matter how impractical or fantastic they seem. Gary Cooper has a quixotic, idealistic streak. He may be more inspired to work for some higher cause than simply for his own personal achievement.
Cooper can be rather antagonistic toward those in authority. Even without realizing it, he may convey this attitude and he may well be threatening to those in power. Thus, however well-meaning Gary Cooper is, he may find his initiatives or projects meet with little favor. Working independently might be Gary's best option.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Leo
Mars in 5th house
Mars Sextile Neptune
Mars Quincunx MC