George S. Patton
drive and ambition
He is a perfectionist and has high standards for his own work. George S. Patton often feels that if he wants something done right he must do it himself, for others do not do as thorough a job as he does. Doing a task well is very important to him, and he may labor over minute details that others would not bother with. George S. Patton strives for accuracy, efficiency and precision, and he becomes very irritable when things are not done "right".
On the other hand, George S. Patton can become so much of a perfectionist and so self-critical that he will not even attempt many activities and projects, feeling that his efforts will simply not be good enough. He is usually modest and realistic in assessing what he can accomplish and, if anything, George S. Patton underestimates himself. Of course, practice makes perfect, and if Patton does apply himself diligently in a given area, he gradually gains self-confidence as he masters skills and develops expertise.
George S. Patton conserves his energy and paces himself so that he does not waste or diffuse his efforts. An unwillingness to take risks or venture from the beaten track can sometimes limit his opportunities. In short, Patton may not aim high enough, thereby settling for too little in life.
It is not easy for George S. Patton to show the world at large his angry or competitive side, but his family sees this side of his more often. Temper tantrums, tumultuous family relationships, or a great deal of competition between Patton and one or more of his relations is likely. George S. Patton likes to be the one in charge in his home and he puts a lot of energy into making it the way he wants it.
George S. Patton has a powerful will and when he wants something, he pursues it passionately and relentlessly until he achieves it. He may be so driven by his desire that he loses all objectivity. George S. Patton often becomes compulsive, even obsessed, with doing or achieving something, no matter what the costs or how hard he must work for it. His forcefulness may be veiled or subtle, for often Patton does not reveal his real aims and intentions to others until they cross him. Intense power struggles and relationships with a strong dominance/submissiveness theme are likely to erupt. George S. Patton has enormous energy reserves, and is capable of extraordinary effort and great achievement if he uses his energies for constructive purposes.
Conflicts in his early childhood are apt to be played out in George's later professional life. Unresolved rivalry with a parent or sibling may result in antagonism toward superiors or competitors. If George S. Patton can work through some of these past events, he will have even more energy and drive to achieve positive goals.
To achieve his long-range goals and ambitions, the process must be interesting and mentally stimulating, as Patton gets bored with work that is not challenging intellectually. George S. Patton needs variety and social stimulation as well. One problem he may have is saying the wrong thing at the wrong time, or to the wrong person. George needs to watch his words. His tongue or even his sense of humor can get George S. Patton in trouble with superiors at times.
In some ways George S. Patton may feels that he has little choice about his role in society. He is compelled either by unusual outer circumstances or by an inner drive, to bring things which may be dark, difficult, or taboo, into public awareness. George delves into the hidden side of life, things which may have been purposefully concealed or repressed, and brings these things to light. George S. Patton could come into direct conflict with the authorities or powers-that-be as a result. He is apt to have extraordinary ambitions, and could also become overly zealous and fanatical.
George wants very much to be in a position to be able to positively influence and help many people. However, he may believe that he has to sacrifice his idealism or convictions in order to attain his ambitions. At times his desire for prominence, popularity, or stature may make George S. Patton do things that put him in a dubious situation with his superiors.
His inner life tends to be full of imagination and George S. Patton is likely to have far-reaching ideas and plans. Peace-loving and generous, he is very sharing in his relationships. But George S. Patton could become the victim of unintentional slights.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Virgo
Mars in 4th house
Mars Square Pluto
Mars Opposition MC
Mercury Square MC
Pluto Square MC
Jupiter Quincunx MC
MC Conjunct Mercury/Neptune