approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Lenny's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Lenny Bruce comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Lenny Bruce - 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 Lenny Bruce" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Lenny a little better. This page describes the disguise Bruce wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
High-spirited, enthusiastic, and exuberant, Lenny loves adventure, change and exploring new territory. He is not happy with being confined to the same safe, familiar, secure little world all the time. Lenny Bruce has a strong sense of restlessness and yearning for something greater than anything he has yet experienced, and he often lives in his dreams and visions for the future. Lenny Bruce tends to believe that the grass is greener somewhere else, and he likes to keep moving, either literally or figuratively. Idealistic and optimistic, he always expects something better ahead. Lenny Bruce loves to have a goal, something to aim for, but once he achieves it he is on to something else. He is ever on the lookout for new opportunities and he is a gambler, willing to take risks and to break new ground. The possibility of discovering something new is what makes life interesting for him. Lenny Bruce has great faith in life and he bounces back quickly from disappointment and failure.
Freedom loving and independent, Lenny Bruce cannot tolerate being caged in for very long, and friends and loved ones must respect his need for freedom of movement. Binding commitments, responsibilities and relationships often weigh heavily upon Lenny and he may resist "growing up" and assuming the limitations of adult life.
He is friendly and outgoing and has a great sense of fun and playfulness. He is also philosophically minded and often quite outspoken about his convictions and beliefs. Sometimes Lenny Bruce gets carried away with his enthusiasm of the moment and he tends to exaggerate. He is often a big talker, a big maker of promises, and he is usually pretty convincing. He does everything in a big way, a generous way. Bruce likes to have the best, and he heartily dislikes stinginess, small mindedness or pettiness. His vision is always large. He is able to perceive the big picture, general patterns and principles, and he is well suited to politics, business, higher education or religion.
Others see Lenny Bruce as a good sport and a good friend, but one who is not always consistent and dependable. He may also be seen as a wise person since he does not get bogged down in pettiness and trivialities, and is able to communicate a broader perspective that opens up new horizons. He is a person who believes in miracles, grace, or just plain good luck, someone who never gives up on life, and he inspires and encourages others to keep looking ahead.
Lenny Bruce comes across as quirky, unusual, offbeat and "different". Sometimes he appears to provoke people and upset the status quo just by being himself. Bruce tends to be restless, excitable and somewhat ungrounded or nervous as well.
There is an air of universal sympathy, gentleness and nonjudgmental acceptance about Lenny Bruce which draws people in need to him. Because he has a good deal of intuitive insight or psychic perceptiveness, Lenny is able to say or do just the right thing for them. Lenny Bruce needs to beware of fostering dependency in those people, however.
Lenny Bruce can get by in life almost on his personality alone. There is a radiant, warm, attractive quality about Lenny that others cannot help responding to favorably. Usually he appears confident and clear about who he is, and it is very difficult not to notice him or feel his influence when Bruce is around.
Lenny Bruce comes across to others as intelligent, alert, articulate, knowledgeable and communicative. He is quite curious and interested in the people and events around him and cannot resist commenting about them.
Bruce also needs to be busy and active and he moves quickly. Lenny Bruce also appears to be restless. Keeping his mind or hands occupied helps with that.
Bruce is cheerful, warm-hearted and social and he strives for a pleasant life. He likes to be seen in social circles and is charitable to his fellow man. It makes Lenny Bruce happy to be involved in many relationships and he is very sympathetic toward everyone.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Uranus Square Asc.
Neptune Trine Asc.
Sun Sextile Asc.
Mercury Sextile Asc.
Asc. Conjunct Venus/Jupiter