drive and ambition
Richard Petty is extremely strong-willed and he pursues his goals and desires with passionate dedication and determination. He is capable of total concentration and tremendous discipline, and he is very difficult to influence or sway once his mind is made up. When Richard Petty wants something, Petty can be very one-sided and almost obsessed with it. He is very instinctive and does not always consciously know why he feels as strongly and deeply as he does.
He also tends to be secretive and unwilling to reveal his aims and intentions, and the intensity of his will and desire may not initially be apparent to others. However, Petty is very forceful in a quiet and subtle way. Richard Petty often manipulates or forces his will upon other people, without being overtly aggressive. He is not interested in confrontation but he is a formidable foe if he encounters opposition or aggression. Richard is courageous and has a rather primitive, raw side as well.
It is not easy for Richard Petty to show the world at large his angry or competitive side, but his family sees this side of him more often. Temper tantrums, tumultuous family relationships, or a great deal of competition between Petty and one or more of his relations, are likely. Richard Petty likes to be the one in charge in his home and he puts a lot of energy into making things go his way.
Unlike some who have hopes and fantasies, Petty is a person who tries to live out these dreams, no matter how impractical or fantastic they may seem. Richard Petty has a quixotic, idealistic streak. He may be more inspired to work for a higher cause than simply for his own personal achievement.
He may find it difficult to communicate with others and has a tendency to quarrel. It is hard for Richard Petty to express himself and his ideas and opinions may often be challenged by others. Because of frequent disagreements, Richard is likely to feel that his relationships are incompatible.
Richard Petty has a strong tendency to flirt and he seeks excitement and stimulation through his love relationships. Richard has the ability to make himself interesting to people he meets and some of his relationships may have an unusual quality or may begin under unusual conditions.
He is inclined to rely on other people and expects too much from them, leaving Richard Petty with a feeling of being short changed frequently. Always looking for an easy way out, Petty tends to sit back hoping for his ship to come in.
Petty achieves his objectives and ambitions in life through his personal charm, attractiveness and ability to please others visually and/or emotionally. A career in the arts or entertainment world is possible for Richard Petty. Anything involving sales or promotion, particularly of beautiful or luxurious items, is an area he can flourish in. Vanity or indiscretions in relationships could lead Richard Petty to his downfall.
His aspirations in life are likely to be quite unusual, extraordinary or ahead of their time. Richard Petty is a nonconformist who insists on doing things his own way and follows a zigzag path toward his ambitions.
Rebelling against authority seems to be one aspect of his life's plan. Richard Petty simply cannot force himself into a pre-cast mold of any kind.
Conflicts in his early childhood are apt to be played out in Richard's later professional life. Unresolved rivalry with a parent or sibling may result in antagonism toward superiors or competitors. If Richard Petty can work through some of these past events, he will have even more energy and drive to achieve positive goals.
Petty may enjoy a magically easy road to success and public recognition. Doors open for Richard Petty and opportunities abound. He may have more offers than he can follow up on. This is mostly due to his positive and generous attitude. Richard's ambitions in life may have a spiritual component - based on a concern for social betterment or humanitarian ideals.
Richard Petty has a spiritual gift or vocation that colors his personal ambitions and drive for achievement. Helping people or serving the Whole is part of his role in life. Music, the arts, entertainment, and/or imagery, visualization or imagination may all be aspects of Richard's endeavor in the world.
Richard has the ability to concentrate, but is inclined to be wrapped up entirely in his own ideas. Although he has a tendency to think too much, Richard Petty thinks out the consequences of his actions ahead of time and derives the necessary lessons from his experiences.
He enjoys life, is original and likes to be admired. Richard Petty loves to go out and is always looking for new social contacts and relationships. It does not take Petty long to like someone and he is likely to have many adventurous love affairs.
Richard Petty is a big dreamer, loves comfort and is likely to promote human welfare. But Petty may be somewhat of a fortune-hunter, likes to speculate, and has a tendency to squander his money. Richard Petty is always hopeful and does not take life too seriously.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Scorpio
Mars in 4th house
Mars Sextile Neptune
Mars Opposition Mercury/Saturn
Mars Opposition Venus/Uranus
Mars Conjunct Jupiter/Neptune
MC Conjunct Venus
MC Conjunct Uranus
Mars Opposition MC
Jupiter Trine MC
Neptune Trine MC
MC Conjunct Mercury/Saturn
MC Conjunct Venus/Uranus
MC Opposition Jupiter/Neptune