John Patrick Daly
approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of John's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way John Patrick Daly comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner John Patrick Daly - his real motivation, which describes the kind of person he is at heart and where his true priorities lie. Study this page and the next one and compare them - there may be significant differences between the two, in which case "the inner John Patrick Daly" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know John a little better. This page describes the disguise Daly wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Cautious, prudent, and rather self-contained, he is a person who approaches life realistically and who is not inclined to take foolish chances or get carried away by the overly optimistic or idealistic schemes of starry-eyed dreamers. In fact, John Patrick Daly frequently has a jaundiced view of such things. He is rather worldly-wise at a fairly young age, even somewhat of a cynic. Often the world does not seem like a safe, friendly place to Daly, and he tends to approach life in a guarded, conservative manner. He is generally calculated and careful, and is rarely spontaneous, fluid, open, and childlike.
He is pragmatic, shrewd, and an excellent strategist, carefully planning his moves for maximum effectiveness and advantage. He is willing to work long and persistently for what he wants and he often does things the hard way. John does not expect others to take care of him and sometimes refuses or simply does not seek any outside help. He is often very ambitious, but quietly so. There is nothing flamboyant or flashy about his approach. He is very responsible, conscientious, and concerned with his duties to others and how he comes across socially - his "rank" so to speak.
To others John Patrick Daly seems mature, serious, quiet, reflective, and emotionally detached. John dislikes sloppy sentimentality and will not openly display his feelings, especially the more tender ones. Daly likes to always appear poised and in control; and he hates to show any weakness, vulnerability, or chinks in his armor.
John Patrick Daly respects tradition and the time-honored way of doing things, and he feels that there is much to be gained from studying history and also by learning from older, more experienced people. A wise mentor or father is often Daly's guide in life, and he in turn develops a great deal of hard-earned wisdom, which he likes to impart to younger people.
John Patrick Daly has a stern, authoritarian, no-nonsense aspect to his personality. He expects much from himself and may not give himself enough leeway to experiment and make mistakes.
He also tends to be rather close-fisted, to save and conserve his money and resources rather than spending or enjoying them. John Patrick Daly spends money on things of quality and of lasting value, things which are good investments, but not frivolous, temporary pleasures. There is a bit of the ascetic in him. John exercises great self-discipline and self-control and he can "do without" very well. His tastes are generally understated and simple.
Though he may have other, more colorful and imaginative sides, the face Daly shows the world is modest and rather conservative.
John Patrick Daly has a sweet, appealing demeanor and seems instinctively to grasp the concept that "one catches more flies with honey than with vinegar". His personal brand of charm is usually quite winning. John coaxes rather than coerces. However, if he does not get what he wants, John Patrick Daly is likely to resort to insincere flattery, wheedling, whining or pouting rather than stating directly what he needs, or doing it for himself. Daly seems to need others' approval first.
John Patrick Daly comes across as responsible, conscientious, and solid - qualities that encourage others to take him seriously. He is unlikely to present himself as more than he is, and this humility is often endearing, or at least appealing, to others. Even as a youth, John Patrick Daly was mature for his age.
John Patrick Daly tends to blend in with, and assume the characteristics of those around him, and may thus not make a powerful individual statement of his own. He may project an aura of glamour or "make-believe" and enjoy donning different personalities at different times.
John Patrick Daly seems to enjoy projecting a different image of himself to others, giving them a false impression of himself. He is inclined to associate with odd and peculiar people and is likely to have very strange romantic relationships.
Daly strongly resents daily routine and is always ready and willing to challenge life. Responding quickly to people around him, John Patrick Daly spontaneously connects with them and tends to become stimulated through them.
John Patrick Daly has a strong need to influence others and to dominate his home or environment. He is likely to join associations with large groups of people and some of Daly's relationships will be very important to him and possibly affect his future.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Venus Sextile Asc.
Saturn Sextile Asc.
Neptune Sextile Asc.
Asc. Conjunct Venus/Neptune
Asc. Opposition Uranus/N. Node
Asc. Opposition Pluto/N. Node