approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Jon's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Jon Voight comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Jon Voight - 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 Jon Voight" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Jon a little better. This page describes the disguise Voight wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Jon Voight meets life head on and throws himself into new experiences with zest and enthusiasm. He is direct, straightforward, assertive, and usually completely aboveboard in all his dealings. Candid and incapable of guile, insincerity or phoniness, Jon projects a confident and sometimes arrogant façade to others. He often lacks tact and sensitivity, and can be completely oblivious to others' needs, and inadvertently selfish. Voight is self-reliant and does not depend upon social approval and reinforcement as much as other people do. He likes to be original and does not mind doing it alone. Jon Voight may feel that he does not fit into groups very well and that he does not naturally blend in and cooperate with others. He likes to be either a leader or a loner.
Voight is a doer and thrives on freedom, challenge, and activity. He tends to think in clear, black and white terms, and to be somewhat simplistic in his outlook, which enables Jon to act in a very decisive and self-assured manner. When inspired by an idea, Jon Voight feels such a sense of urgency and excitement about it that he will often forge ahead and try to implement it in a rather bold but poorly planned and crudely executed way. Patience and careful attention to details are not Voight's forte. However, he never accepts defeat and will experience brilliant and unprecedented successes and discoveries, as well as painful failures. To Jon Voight it is far better to make mistakes than to play it safe and never try.
He is scornful of what he sees as weakness or passivity in others and also of the human tendency to imitate and follow. Jon Voight is not a follower. Others see Jon as a strong individual and perhaps brash and brazen as well. Voight presents a strong front to the world and generally does not allow others to see his vulnerable or insecure side.
Jon Voight has a mature and rather heavy, solemn demeanor, and he tends to take himself and life too seriously. He possesses a great deal of self-control, self-discipline, and a very dominant conscience. He may be dogged by feelings of personal inadequacy and inhibition. Jon Voight seems authoritarian to others.
Despite the fact that his core self is quite a bit different from the face the world generally sees, Jon Voight has a strong desire to be seen and recognized, to be acknowledged, and to have a significant influence on people in his environment. He may do remarkable things in order to be noticed. However, Jon Voight often does not get the full recognition he wishes for.
Bright, alert, quick of tongue and/or of movement, there is youthfulness about Jon's manner and appearance regardless of his chronological age. Jon Voight also always appears busy and active, and somewhat restless. Voight needs mental stimulation from his environment, or he will rapidly get bored.
Jon often comes across to others more abruptly or even antagonistically than is necessary to achieve his aims. And naturally if people perceive that he is trying to compete with them or run them over, some of them will put up a lot of resistance to Jon Voight and his objectives. Voight might be more successful if he tones himself down a bit and shows some consideration, without completely sacrificing his own needs and wants.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn Conjunct Asc.
Sun Square Asc.
Mercury Trine Asc.
Mars Quincunx Asc.