In addition to having an independent spirit, as described in the previous chapter, Richard Roxburgh is also objective, pragmatic and quite ambitious. He is likely to work his way to the top of the ladder in some corporation, academic community or the like through his astute strategies combined with his willingness to take risks. Richard Roxburgh aims to be the authority, the one in charge. At times his impulsiveness may be at odds with his conservative, responsible side (which is discussed below). Roxburgh could experience ongoing internal tension between pleasing himself and acting spontaneously versus doing what he needs to do to get ahead and realize his long-range ambitions.
Serious, disciplined and quietly ambitious, he is driven to prove himself and to achieve material accomplishments and success. His work, his position in the world, and his contributions to society are very important to Roxburgh. Richard Roxburgh will persevere through enormous hardship and frustration in order to reach a goal he has set for himself, and he often sacrifices much in the area of personal relationships and home life in order to do so.
Richard Roxburgh has a thoughtful, quiet and self-contained disposition and does not readily show his inner feelings and needs. Richard Roxburgh seems to always be in control, capable, efficient and strong. He is often the person in the family or group who is given more responsibility (and more work) than the others. He is highly conscientious and even as a child he possessed great maturity, soberness, and worldly wisdom.
He is basically a pragmatic realist, and though he may have all sorts of dreams, ideals and colorful theories, he feels that the ultimate test of a concept is its practical usefulness. Richard has an innate shrewdness and business sense, and there is a bit of the cynic in him as well.
He is clear-headed, detached and objective, and is not swayed by emotional dramatics. He is often authoritarian - strictly fair, but without mercy. Richard Roxburgh has a great respect for tradition and even if he does not agree with certain laws, he will abide by them or strive to change them, but never flagrantly disregard them. Cautious and conservative, Richard Roxburgh plays by the rules.
He is subtle, understated, quiet, deep, not easy to get to know intimately, and never superficial. He is a modest person and sometimes overly self-critical. Giving himself (and others) permission to feel, play, be spontaneous and silly, and sometimes weak and vulnerable is not easy for Roxburgh.
Roxburgh's strong points are his depth and thoroughness, patience, tenacity and faithfulness. His faults are a tendency to be rigid and inflexible, and too serious.
His career, reputation and public image are very important to Roxburgh. Richard Roxburgh has a strong desire to be influential or make his mark on the world. He is not satisfied with the personal sphere alone; his ambitions include making a major contribution and receiving broad recognition for his unique effort and gifts. Richard Roxburgh may undervalue the personal or inner facet of life.
Richard Roxburgh is loving and well loved by others, and has a strong need for relationships that offer kindness, friendship and affection. His artistic and creative powers are also well developed and Richard does everything in a harmonious, gracious, pleasing manner. Aesthetics are very important to Roxburgh, as are his personal appearance and attractiveness.
Although Richard Roxburgh prefers harmony and accord, he also has a confrontational side.
He is assertive, energetic, active, courageous and vital. Richard Roxburgh has a very strong physical drive that expresses itself as sexuality and passion, a desire to compete with others, and a tendency to fight. Richard Roxburgh has a victorious spirit and the will to win.
Along with his energy and drive, Richard Roxburgh has high ideals and an active fantasy life. There is a dreamer and an idealist in Roxburgh, as well as a doer and a fighter. Richard wants to win but not at the expense of others, and this may be somewhat of a dilemma for him.
He is very open and receptive to the spiritual, intangible, and subtle realms, and can easily receive or give conscious guidance based on his inner attunement. Richard Roxburgh takes many things for granted, such as the existence of an afterlife or the effects of subtle influences like aromatherapy, spiritual healing, etc. These things seem obvious to Richard, whereas to many people they are a matter of conjecture or even illusory. Richard Roxburgh may not realize he has spiritual gifts because they come so naturally to him.
Richard Roxburgh deeply believes in his own power and his ability to survive any change and emerge victorious from any difficulty. Richard has tremendous inner resources and strength. Intense, strong willed, and zealous, he pursues his desires and goals with complete dedication and singleness of purpose, and he may be somewhat compulsive and even fanatical at times. Richard likes to live intensely and has no respect for people who are weak or avoid confronting life and their own destiny.
Roxburgh always seems to find the right words to verbalize his feelings, especially in regard to love and friendship. Richard Roxburgh also has a keen sense of beauty and he probably appreciates art, music or poetry.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Aries and Sun in Capricorn
Sun in Capricorn
Sun in 10th house
Sun Conjunct Venus
Sun aspects Venus and Mars
Sun Conjunct Mars
Sun aspects Mars and Neptune
Sun Sextile Neptune
Sun Trine Pluto
Sun Conjunct Mercury/Venus