William Howard Taft
drive and ambition
Taft is proud and ambitious and he strives to excel, stand out and be recognized for who and what he is. William Howard Taft has a very dominant ego and likes to be Number One. William finds it difficult to take orders from others or to stay in the background, and he hates being wrong; William Howard Taft always insists that he is right!
He is forceful, strong, energetic, determined and highly competitive. William Howard Taft plays hard, plays to win and does not give up easily. In fact, he sees life as a competitive sport or performance. William loves admiration and applause, and he has a strong sense of personal honor and integrity. William Howard Taft tends to be very self-confident, even arrogant. Because of his self-confidence, William is able to accomplish a great deal, but if his confidence is ever undermined, William Howard Taft becomes self-conscious, defensive and rather belligerent.
Taft plays vigorously and enjoys competitive games and physical rough-and-tumble activities. Athletics and/or physical activities have great appeal for him. William Howard Taft takes the initiative in sports and also in romantic relationships: he is ardent in pursuing anything he desires.
William Howard Taft has a streak of the pacifist or defeatist in him. Learning to assert himself in a strong, clear, forthright manner, and developing stamina in the face of obstacles are necessary to counter such tendencies. To accomplish all he is capable of, it would also be very beneficial for William Howard Taft to work on building up his physical energy. William needs to get regular exercise, eat healthfully, get plenty of rest (something he may require more of than average), and especially avoid activities and people that dissipate and waste his time.
Taft lives his life to the fullest in a deeply loving and exciting way. Strongly instinctive, he acts by the dictates of his feelings. William Howard Taft radiates emotional balance and is sensitive, tactful and naturally friendly.
William Howard Taft has a tendency to act without having a clear idea of what he wants to do with his life, leading to the wrong conclusions. William could also be attracted to the mystical and spiritual and may become interested in studying metaphysical subjects.
He is very sensitive to the inner qualities of sincerity, honesty, integrity and good will. William Howard Taft notices these qualities (or the lack thereof) more quickly than others and brings them up frequently. He is philosophical about life and very perceptive, but may have an exaggerated sense of his own wisdom and depth of understanding of religious, metaphysical, artistic, or intuitive subjects.
In meeting his challenges and difficulties in life, William Howard Taft does have allies: his ability to tolerate tension and ambivalence, his ability to compromise, and a capacity to endure discomfort. Remaining steady in the midst of crisis or sudden change is an aspect of this, as well as knowing when to wait and when to make necessary changes. William's timing is usually good.
He may have to overcome some significant handicap from his childhood or background in order to attain his ambitions in life. William Howard Taft may appear un-ambitious, but he is apt to simply be playing his cards close to his chest. A sense of inadequacy based on early disappointments may make William Howard Taft an underachiever. However, he can accomplish a great deal if he understands the influence of the past, and learns to give himself the support and help which was lacking.
Happiness and fulfillment in William's career are likely, because he gives his all to it and will not make the sorts of compromises that others feel compelled to make in order to succeed. Self-expression and being his own person are very important to Taft.
Enormous aid is apt to come to William Howard Taft through his father or another important man in his life. His relationships with superiors and those in a position to boost his career are usually excellent.
William has two different career paths which appeal to him, and which may at some point be blended. The first has to do with the arts, entertainment, film, or music industry. The other is an involvement in the ministry, social betterment, charity or volunteer work. William Howard Taft has a high degree of sensitivity and this compassion is apt to be a key factor in his professional decisions and overall goals in life.
Taft can be rather antagonistic toward those in authority. Even without realizing it, he may convey this attitude and he may well be threatening to those in power. Thus, however well-meaning William Howard Taft is, he may find his initiatives or projects meet with little favor. Working independently might be William's best option.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Leo
Mars in 5th house
Mars Quincunx Neptune
Mars Conjunct Moon/Venus
Mars Opposition Neptune/MC
Saturn Trine Neptune
Saturn Sextile Uranus
Saturn Opposition MC
Sun Trine MC
Neptune Sextile MC
Mars Quincunx MC