drive and ambition
Lenny Bruce seesaws between being too pushy, confrontational and insistent on doing things his way, and being too eager to please, without a clear, definite goal of his own. Lenny Bruce strives for a balance between acting independently and assertively - and working cooperatively and interdependently with others. He may feel frustrated at times that he cannot simply do what HE wants and that he must always accommodate the needs and desires of others. Or he may feel hesitant to act in a positive, assertive manner if he does not have the support and approval of other people. Either way, he is not a loner. Lenny Bruce achieves his goals by collaborating and joining forces with others, by being a team player. He is very concerned with the concept of fairness and becomes quite indignant and vocal if he senses someone is being taken advantage of. Lenny Bruce avoids extremism and favors a balanced, moderate approach to living. He is unlikely to push himself too hard or to become fanatically driven to reach his goals.
He has passionate convictions and will fight for them when challenged. Lenny Bruce is willing to dedicate a great deal of his energy and strength to an important cause, and he will act decisively on his beliefs, rather than simply espousing them.
Sometimes Bruce gets so involved, and identifies so much, with his ideas that he cannot really be receptive to anyone who opposes him philosophically.
He is enterprising, ambitious and has a strong desire to succeed in a big way. Forever on the lookout for new opportunities and promising new ventures, Lenny Bruce is willing to take risks if he senses a winner. No matter how much Lenny accomplishes, he never seems to be completely satisfied. Lenny Bruce always feels that he can do more, and sets his sights on another goal. Lenny Bruce feels frustrated in limited circumstances, and he will abandon secure and reasonably successful situations if they do not offer challenges and future growth potential. Bruce likes to keep stretching his limits, to see how far he can go. Sometimes Bruce overextends himself or promises more than he can actually achieve, due to an overly optimistic or confident assessment of his own capacities. Lenny Bruce relishes healthy competition and feels that it spurs him on to even greater achievements.
Lenny has the patience and the stamina to realize his visions and bring them down to earth, a fine balance between hard work and realism, and a positive, hopeful spirit. Lenny Bruce grows by adhering to systems and plans, and taking one step at a time. Overnight success or instant enlightenment is not what Bruce aims for. His patient, well-balanced approach gives Lenny Bruce credibility with many different types of people, and he is likely to acquire an excellent reputation for being able to do big things without overreaching or becoming pretentious.
Bruce dedicates himself wholeheartedly to a cause, makes a great deal of sacrifices and does away with superfluous activities and interests. Others find his approach too severe and are unwilling to go along with Lenny Bruce under the difficult circumstances that he is willing to tolerate. His determination and capacity for self-denial often help Bruce get through the rough spots and achieve the goal he is aiming for.
Positions of honor, affluence, influence and stature in his community can be his. Lenny Bruce feels that his destiny involves leadership or distinguishing himself in some way. Lenny possesses an innate sense of greatness or importance, and a strong drive to achieve recognition for his talent. Lenny Bruce should avoid excessive egotism and arrogant pride, for these could limit his opportunities.
Lenny Bruce has a powerful drive for achievement and a penchant for athletics or some other very vigorous, challenging career. He is apt to push himself very hard, trying to outdo the competition. When possible, Bruce likes to work independently, blazing trails for others to follow. Impatience, recklessness, or an overly ego-centered approach to success could be his downfall. (Knowing Lenny Bruce, however, he is likely to get right back on his feet!)
Lenny has grand aspirations and may be inordinately ambitious at times. In other words, he is liable to be discontent with small successes and to feel like a failure unless he achieves extraordinary things. Lenny Bruce should avoid get-rich-quick schemes that promise tremendous returns in return for little energy expenditure. Even if they do seem to succeed, Bruce's ideals and values could be compromised.
In some ways Lenny Bruce may feel that he has little choice about his role in society. He is compelled either by unusual external circumstances or by an inner drive, to bring potentially dark, difficult, or taboo issues into public awareness. Lenny delves into the hidden side of life - things which may have been purposefully concealed or repressed - and sheds light on them. Lenny Bruce 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.
Lenny Bruce has a clear view of his aim in life and plans a course of action very thoroughly and decisively. He pursues his objectives with great assurance, gladly accepts responsibility, and loves to work because Bruce likes what he does.
He is very ambitious, diligent and industrious and seems to be blessed with a good dose of luck. Lenny Bruce tends to succeed with his objectives on a big scale and can expect advantages, advancements and promotions in his occupation.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Libra
Mars in 9th house
Mars Square Jupiter
Jupiter Sextile Saturn
Saturn Trine Pluto
MC Conjunct Sun
MC Conjunct Mars
Jupiter Square MC
Pluto Square MC
MC Conjunct Sun/Mars
MC Conjunct Jupiter/Pluto