William Michael Rossetti
approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of William's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way William Michael Rossetti comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner William Michael Rossetti - his real motivation, which describes the kind of person he is at heart and where his true priorities lie. Study this page and the next one and compare them - there may be significant differences between the two, in which case "the inner William Michael Rossetti" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know William a little better. This page describes the disguise Rossetti wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
High-spirited, enthusiastic, and exuberant, William loves adventure, change and exploring new territory. He is not happy with being confined to the same safe, familiar, secure little world all the time. William Michael Rossetti has a strong sense of restlessness and yearning for something greater than anything he has yet experienced, and he often lives in his dreams and visions for the future. William Michael Rossetti tends to believe that the grass is greener somewhere else, and he likes to keep moving, either literally or figuratively. Idealistic and optimistic, he always expects something better ahead. William Michael Rossetti loves to have a goal, something to aim for, but once he achieves it he is on to something else. He is ever on the lookout for new opportunities and he is a gambler, willing to take risks and to break new ground. The possibility of discovering something new is what makes life interesting for him. William Michael Rossetti has great faith in life and he bounces back quickly from disappointment and failure.
Freedom loving and independent, William Michael Rossetti cannot tolerate being caged in for very long, and friends and loved ones must respect his need for freedom of movement. Binding commitments, responsibilities and relationships often weigh heavily upon William and he may resist "growing up" and assuming the limitations of adult life.
He is friendly and outgoing and has a great sense of fun and playfulness. He is also philosophically minded and often quite outspoken about his convictions and beliefs. Sometimes William Michael Rossetti gets carried away with his enthusiasm of the moment and he tends to exaggerate. He is often a big talker, a big maker of promises, and he is usually pretty convincing. He does everything in a big way, a generous way. Rossetti likes to have the best, and he heartily dislikes stinginess, small mindedness or pettiness. His vision is always large. He is able to perceive the big picture, general patterns and principles, and he is well suited to politics, business, higher education or religion.
Others see William Michael Rossetti as a good sport and a good friend, but one who is not always consistent and dependable. He may also be seen as a wise person since he does not get bogged down in pettiness and trivialities, and is able to communicate a broader perspective that opens up new horizons. He is a person who believes in miracles, grace, or just plain good luck, someone who never gives up on life, and he inspires and encourages others to keep looking ahead.
At times his feisty spirit, aggressiveness, and a too-forceful approach get William into trouble. William Michael Rossetti tends to take offense when none was intended. He may be viewed as a troublemaker, an upstart, or an egotist with little concern for others. William Michael Rossetti needs to moderate his temper to avoid constant irritation with those in his environment.
William Michael Rossetti comes across to others as intelligent, alert, articulate, knowledgeable, and communicative. He is quite curious and interested in the people and events around him, and cannot resist commenting about them.
Rossetti also needs to be busy and active, and he moves quickly. William Michael Rossetti also appears to be restless. Keeping his mind or hands occupied helps with that.
William Michael Rossetti has a tendency to react violently to the influence of his surroundings and to throw himself headlong into everything he does, suffering the consequences later on. Until William learns to alter his conduct, there are likely to be many upsets in his relationships.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars Square Asc.
Mercury Sextile Asc.
Asc. Opposition Moon/Pluto