Personality and Characteristics of the 12 Astrological Signs – Capricorn:
Capricorn the goat is the tenth sign of the zodiac and is ruled by Saturn. It is a cardinal earth sign that gives people born under it both stamina and determination. A Capricorn is often stubborn, earthy, practical and ambitious. They are very good at climbing their way to the top step by step and patiently.
Many scientists are born under the sign of Capricorn because they have the ability to focus on a single issue for an extended period of time. People born under the sign of Capricorn make for great business people, with their inherent pragmatism and realistic perspective. They do best with concrete rather than abstract principles, and possess excellent organizational skills.
Many Capricorns also are involved in the teaching professions. They excel at devising a plan then implementing it. They usually have no problem meeting a deadline, as they can pace themselves quite well. These people can work solo or in groups both as a follower and a leader. They perform best when their given role is well-defined and makes sense to them.
Capricorn women are self-confident and practical. They usually prefer not to follow fashion trends and stick to what works for them. They are often conservative and classic in dress. Capricorn women will take care of their nails and teeth to a great degree. Often, she seeks a man at her professional level or above. As with men born under this sign, Capricorn women tend to marry late and marry well. They will often form a relationship with an older man, as they highly value the wisdom that can come with age. Capricorn women like diamonds and other expensive gemstones for both their appearance and for their material value.
The Capricorn male is also attracted to status symbols. They tend not to be wild spenders, but will purchase expensive items they deem practical on some level. Capricorn men are serious and determined in love and sex, and generally will know exactly what they want and how to go about attaining it.
The best signs for a Capricorn are the other two earth signs, Taurus and Virgo. A Capricorn can appear to be shy and reserved at first glance, but can be quite sociable. They are often interesting to talk to, since they tend to possess a large base of knowledge and wisdom. Capricorns are the ones to go to for any detailed instructions or clarification on a murky matter.
Capricorn boys and girls are usually straight A students, or could be. Even in their childhood, they show resolve and focus in all they do. Capricorn parents tend to demand perfection in their children and will try to provide a home environment conducive for study and other serious pursuits. Most Capricorns always seem older and more mature than they actually are. They tend to do everything with exact precision and methodology. Capricorn is the most earthy of all the earth signs and is very good with anything that involves attaining a goal or making money. Capricorn signs make for excellent employees with their work ethic, stamina, and diligence.
Capricorn Personality and Characteristics
Sign: The Goat
Ruling Planet: Saturn
Positive Personality Traits: Practical, Prudent, Ambitious, Disciplined, Patient, Careful, Humorous, Reserved
Negative Personality Traits: Pessimistic, Fatalistic, Miserly, Grudging, Over Conventional, Rigid
10, 28, 37, 46, 55
Keywords: Ambitious, cautious, disciplined
Duality or Gender: Feminine
Body Areas: Bones, skin and teeth
Countries: Macedonia, Mexico, India, Lithuania, Albania and Shetland
Cities: Brussels, Delhi, Mexico City, Oxford
Stones: Amethyst, Turquoise
Colors: Black, dark Brown, dark Green, Grey
Similarity to Chinese Sign: The Ox