Marquis de Sade
drive and ambition
Marquis de Sade has a warrior's attitude - decisive, courageous, and bold. de Sade tends to always crave action, even when waiting for an opportune moment or not doing anything at all would actually be effective in the long-term. He absolutely cannot tolerate being passive or even patient about getting what he wants. Marquis de Sade feels that it is up to him to take the initiative and he pursues his goal or desire very aggressively.
He is also self-reliant, in that he does not depend on others to do things for him or help him along, and Marquis de Sade is often irritated when other people offer advice or direction. Cooperation rarely comes easily to him. He is willful and can be quite oblivious to others' desires or feelings when he is pursuing something he wants. He is highly competitive, enjoys a challenge or a good fight, and may be downright pugnacious at times. Abounding in energy and enthusiasm at the start of a new venture, Marquis de Sade needs a very positive response and encouragement in order to sustain his interest throughout. If a project is not successful from the start, he is liable to drop it and move on to something else rather than rework or refine it. He has a strong desire to blaze new trails and put his own twist to things. Marquis de Sade can discover, invent and initiate new things, but he is impatient and may lack the stamina and perseverance needed see a long-term project through.
Marquis de Sade expects to work hard for anything he accomplishes and he has no patience for people who do not pull their own weight. Work is a passion for de Sade at times, and he pushes himself too hard. Marquis de Sade can also be too demanding of the people he works with.
If his energy is not invested in a job or career, Marquis de Sade can become fanatical about his health, and may exercise or "work out" vigorously and perhaps excessively.
Marquis de Sade works hard and patiently to achieve his objectives and perseveres in spite of difficulties and discouragement. When concentrating on a single, clearly defined goal, de Sade is able to accomplish a great deal, but he often feels that the path is long and arduous, and that he must struggle on alone and shoulder the burden single-handedly.
He is capable of great self-control and self-denial and can be a hard taskmaster, expecting far too much of himself. He also tends to hold himself back and doubt his own power and ability. Marquis de Sade feels that he meets with great resistance whenever he tries to assert himself or take initiative. Anger and frustration can be big problems for Marquis de Sade, especially when he tries to work with other people or depend too much on others for support. de Sade works best in solitude.
de Sade has an abundance of energy, drive, and spirit to accomplish just about anything he desires. Much can be accomplished thanks to de Sade's single-mindedness and zeal to get things done. Sometimes Marquis de Sade pushes himself too hard without even realizing it, whereas at other times, even he needs to relax and take a break. Marquis de Sade has the reputation for being a go-getter and a good worker.
He is very conscious of his purpose or objective in life and he is ambitious with a strong desire to succeed. His leadership ability is apparent to everyone and Marquis de Sade does not take a back seat to anyone.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Aries
Mars in 6th house
Mars Square Saturn
Mars Trine MC
MC Conjunct Sun/Pluto