Although Stanley Kubrick appears quite pleasant, agreeable and prepared to compromise for the sake of harmony (as described on the previous page), he also has a strong need to shine and express his own opinions. Stanley has the potential to be a great leader, manager, coach or teacher.
Proud and intensely individual, Stanley Kubrick really wants to stand out, to be the very best he can be, and to be recognized and appreciated for his unique contributions. Doing something well and being respected for it is extremely important to him, and he cannot tolerate being relegated to the background, taking orders from others, or being "just one of the team". Stanley Kubrick must put his personal stamp on whatever he does, and direct his own course in life. Stanley Kubrick needs to have a place where he can shine, express himself creatively, and be the one in charge.
Stanley has big dreams and the determination, spirit, vitality and enthusiasm to realize them. Stanley Kubrick also has a noble, romantic heart, and a love of the dramatic, colorful, and extravagant.
For Stanley Kubrick, it is true that "the entire world's a stage" and he secretly (or perhaps not so secretly) desires to be the star or hero of the play. Stanley wants to be great and to receive the love and applause of an adoring audience, even if the "audience" is just one other special person. He needs someone to believe in him and his dreams. Though Kubrick appears radiantly self-confident and independent, he is actually very dependent on the affirmation, love and recognition of others. He cannot bear going unnoticed or unappreciated.
Stanley Kubrick also loves wholeheartedly and generously and really knows how to make the person he loves feel special. Stanley Kubrick loves the magic of "being in love" and knows how to keep the romance alive in his relationships. He is also immensely loyal and will defend his loved ones and stand by them to the end - as long as they never offend his pride or betray his trust. However, Stanley Kubrick likes to be the strong one in his relationships and he really does not share the leading role very easily. Ideally, Stanley needs to find a person who is as strong-willed as he is, but who will not try to dominate or compete with him.
Kubrick's strengths are his zest and love for life, his creative power and his warm and generous heart. His primary fault is his tendency to be very egocentric, and so concerned with the impression he is making and with his own creative self-expression that he forgets there is another, larger world that does not revolve around him.
His career, reputation, and public image are very important to Kubrick. Stanley Kubrick has a strong desire to be influential or make his mark on the world. The merely personal sphere does not satisfy him; his ambitions include making a major contribution and receiving broad recognition for his unique effort and gifts. Stanley Kubrick may undervalue the personal or inner side of life.
Stanley Kubrick 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 Stanley does everything in a harmonious, gracious, pleasing manner. Aesthetics are very important to Kubrick, as are his personal appearance and attractiveness.
The unusual and unorthodox appeal to Kubrick, and he does not allow tradition, convention or other people's expectations to dictate how he is going to live his life. Stanley Kubrick craves freedom, adventure, excitement and discovery, and is not afraid of change. Stanley Kubrick possesses inventive and creative genius.
He is a bit impulsive and excitable and wants things done quickly. Stanley Kubrick tends to be very impatient with anyone who is slower or less energetic than he is. Kubrick will fight for what he wants but should guard against mishaps or accidents.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Libra and Sun in Leo
Sun in Leo
Sun in 10th house
Sun Conjunct Venus
Sun Trine Uranus
Sun Conjunct Mars/Asc.