Twelve Zodiac Signs

 

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The zodiac signs also known as “sun signs” indicate which sector the sun is in at any particular time . The astrology zodiac itself is the path of the Earth’s orbit around the sun.

The twelve signs of the zodiac follow a pattern that never  changes: Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius and Pisces. The sun is always in one zodiac sign or another, it can never be in two signs at the same time. Each of these zodiac signs represents certain positive as well as negative characteristics in human behavior.

These twelve astrology signs of the zodiac are thirty degree segments of the zodiac and are associated with four elements: fire, earth, air and water and three modalities: cardinal, fixed and mutable.

We have all twelve  zodiac signs in our horoscope, and their effect is determined by the position of the planets in the signs and the interaction between the astrology zodiac signs and the houses of the horoscope.

Zodiac Signs

Aries horoscope image

March 21 – April 21

Aries, the ram, is the first zodiac sign and symbolizes a new beginning. It is endlessly creative, but never completes a task. It is not very sympathetic, and hates weakness. It is the sign of the eternal warrior.  Aries rules the head.

Famous Arians include: Thomas Jefferson, Al Gore, Joseph Haydn, Nikita Khruschev, David Letterman, Gregory Peck, Colin Powell, Chuck Connors, Jerry Brown, Diana Ross and Clarence Darrow.

  • Element: fire
  • Quality: cardinal
  • Ruling Planet: Mars
  • Key phrase: “I am”

 

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April 21 – May 21

Taurus, the second zodiac sign , is the  bull, and  it is the sign of  purposeful determination and productivity. Very resourceful, perceptive and alert for good business opportunities, it maximizes profit through reliance on its own talents. It can generate great wealth. Can be very materialistic, and can be quite cruel to those who stand in its way. Taurus rules the neck.

Famous Taureans include: Judy Collins, Bing Crosby, Leonardo da Vinci, Salvador Dali, Ella Fitzgerald, Ulysses S. Grant, Saddam Hussein, George McGovern, Barbra Streisand, Jack Nicholson and Harry Truman.

  • Element: earth
  • Quality: fixed
  • Ruling Planet: Venus
  • Key phrase: “I have”

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May 21 – June 21

Gemini, the twins, is the third zodiac sign .  It represents curiosity and the urge to learn and communicate. It is quick witted, restless and mentally brilliant, but lacks depth–it is the jack of all trades and master of none. It adjusts quickly to circumstances, and can juggle many things at once. Gemini rules the arms, hands, shoulders and lungs.

Famous Geminis include: George Bush, Raymond Burr, Bob Hope, John F. Kennedy, Bill Moyers, Richard Wagner, Mario Cuomo, Bob Dylan, Newt Gingrich and Henry Kissenger.

  • Element: air
  • Quality: mutable
  • Ruling Planet: Mercury
  • Key phrase: “I think”

 

 

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 June 21 – July 21

Cancer, the crab, is the fourth zodiac sign , It introduces personal meanings and values. It represents the urge to build a home and is the nurturing sign. It is very intuitive, imaginative, and illogical. It always seeks to preserve life and protect the rights of individuals and property. It is talented at managing others. Cancer rules the stomach.

Famous Cancers include: Milton Berle, David Brinkley, Bill Cosby, Tom Cruise, Helen Keller, Sylvester Stallone, Ringo Starr, Gerald Ford, Meryl Streep, Robin Williams, Ross Perot and Thurgood Marshall. June 21 – July 21

  • Element: water
  • Quality: cardinal
  • Ruling Planet: Moon
  • Key phrase: “I feel”

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July 21 – August 21

Leo, the lion, is the fifth zodiac sign , and it symbolizes confidence and power. Those with Leo traits radiate warmth to all and bask in adoration and affection. They love to give and receive love. They are dramatic, great organizers and leaders — others always feel great confidence in them. They are also stubborn, dogmatic and egotistic. Leo rules the heart and the spine.

Famous Leos include: Henry Ford, Julius Caesar, Fidel Castro, Bill Clinton, Robert De Niro, Whitney Houston, Mick Jagger, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Robert Redford and Arnold Schwarzenegger.

  • Element: fire
  • Quality: fixed
  • Ruling Planet: Sun
  • Key phrase: “I will”

 

 

 

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August 21 – September 21

 Virgo, the virgin, is the sixth zodiac sign,  and symbolizes work and duty. It takes care of all the details. Its desire for perfection and order makes it prudish, and obsessed with efficiency. Since it is uncomfortable with the unknown, Virgo is the sign of technology and scientific research. It has a strong need to help the poor and the sick. Virgo rules the intestines.

Famous Virgos include: Michael Jackson, Shirley Booth, Lyndon Johnson, Gene Kelly, Sam Nunn, William H. Taft, Greta Garbo, Sean Connery, Stokely Carmichael, Elizabeth I, and Peter Falk.

  • Element: earth
  • Quality: mutable
  • Ruling Planet: Mercury
  • Key phrase: “I analyze”

 

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September 21 – October 21

Libra,  the scales,is the seventh zodiac sign   and rules through negotiation. Libras are constantly evaluating and able to see both sides of an issue, though they can be quite indecisive. It is the sign of war as well as peace. Libra rules the kidneys and loins.

Famous Libras include: John Lennon, Eleanor Roosevelt, Franz Liszt, Rutherford B. Hayes, Barbara Walters, Timothy Leary, Angela Lansbury, Brigitte Bardot, Eugene O’Neill and Bruce Springsteen.

  • Element: air
  • Quality: cardinal
  • Ruling Planet: Venus
  • Key phrase: “I balance”

 

 

scorpio personality traits

October 21 – November 21

Scorpio,  the scorpion, is the most passionate and strong- willed sign. It is the eighth zodiac sign It seeks to penetrate beneath the surface, probe the mysteries, and uncover what is hidden. Aware of vulnerability and death, it has iron determination, and is steadfast in its struggles with its enemies and for fulfillment of its desires. It is the sign of spiritual rebirth. Scorpio rules the sex organs.

Famous Scorpios include: Hillary Clinton, Oscar Wilde, Carl Sagan, Robert Kennedy, Richard Burton, Pat Buchanan, Marie Antoinette, Dan Rather, Theodore Roosevelt and Richard Dreyfus.

  • Element: water
  • Quality: fixed
  • Ruling Planet: Pluto
  • Key phrase: “I desire”

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November 21 – December 21

Sagittarius, the centaur, is the ninth zodiac sign.  It is the sign of philosophy, the higher mind, higher education, publishing, the press, organized religion, diplomacy and flight. Well adjusted, it insists on freedom for itself and others. It thinks big, and speaks openly regardless of the outcome. Sagittarians are daring and adventurous, and tend to exaggerate achievements. It rules the hips and thighs.

Famous Sagittarians include: Winston Churchill, Charles De Gaulle, Dick Van Dyke, Woody Allen, Kirk Douglas, William F. Buckley, Rod Serling, Bette Midler, Tina Turner, Mark Twain and Strom Thurmond.

  • Element: fire
  • Quality: mutable
  • Ruling Planet: Jupiter
  • Key phrase: “I see”

 

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December 21 – January 21

Capricorn, the goat, is ambitious and has the aim to achieve status. It is the tenth zodiac sign Capricorns are very good organizers, and can be persistent and focused, never cutting corners since the aim is right and truth rather than expedience. They tend to be conscientious, realistic and possess a high integrity which can be relied upon, until they decide to use others for their own needs. Capricorn rules the hips and thighs.

Famous Capricorns include: Muhammed Ali, Walter Mondale, Elvis Presley, Robert Stack, Ben Franklin, Joan Baez, Barry Goldwater, Janis Joplin, Mary Tyler Moore, Woodrow Wilson, Richard Nixon and Albert Schweitzer.

  • Element: earth
  • Quality: cardinal
  • Ruling Planet: Saturn
  • Key phrase: “I rule”

 

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January 21 – February 21

Aquarius, the water bearer, is the eleventh zodiac sign , and it challenges authority and seeks the new and unfamiliar. It stands for knowledge and friendship toward all. Aquarians are charismatic leaders, non-conformists who try to understand the world as it is and reinvent it. They are objective, unemotional and can be detached. They are original, unpredictable, intellectual and independent. It rules the legs and ankles.

Famous Aquarians include: Oprah Winfrey, Norman Mailer, Richard Gephardt, Jack Lemmon, Charles Darwin, Babe Ruth, Boris Yeltsin, Clark Gable, Thomas Edison, Jack Benny, Lord Byson and Sinclair Lewis.

  • Element: air
  • Quality: fixed
  • Ruling Planets: Uranus and Saturn
  • Key phrase: “I know”

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February 21 – March 21

Pisces, the fishes, the twelfth and last sign of the zodiac, seeks to understand and identify with the whole of creation and find ultimate redemption. It wishes to be part of all, but not to enclose itself. It seeks escape from the limits of form and this gives it the capacity to shirk responsibility and deceive itself and others. Pisces rules the feet.

Famous Pisceans include: Billy Crystal, Daniel Moynihan, Elizabeth Taylor, Ralph Nader, George Harrison, Frederic Chopin, Rex Harrison, L. Ron Hubbard, Ted Kennedy, George Washington, Albert Einstein, and William Jennings Bryan.

  • Element: water
  • Quality: mutable
  • Ruling Planets: Neptune and Jupiter
  • Key phrase: “I believe”

 

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