Traits of Aries
Aries is the first symbol of the Zodiac, the Ram. This sign covers the
Equinox, March 21st, and the beginning of Spring. And Spring--with it's
energy of rebirth, as winter ends and flowers bloom--is the perfect
example of energetic and freedom-loving Aries.
Aries people are just like Aries the Ram, and on fire like their planet,
Mars. They go after what they want. With their confidence and spirit,
they make natural pioneers, and unstoppable enemies in a fight against
People born under Aries are confident, intelligent, and
enthusiastic. They are driven to excel and achieve, and like nothing
better than to gather and inspire a team to follow them on their
quest. They look forward, and don't dwell on the past. They are
also one of the most extroverted of all the signs.
On the negative side, Aries must be careful of their weaknesses--
selfishness, impatience, impulsiveness. Aries will fight for what he
believes in, but he will also fight to be "the alpha male," the leader of
the pack. They also tend to get caught up in starting projects without
finishing them. Never expect patience, tact, or diplomacy from an Aries,
and be careful of their quick temper. They can get so caught up in the
quest that they don't realize the foolhardy mistakes they're about to
Aries make excellent entrepreneurs; it's a natural talent for someone
with such a strong focus on initiative and leadership. They thrive on
challenges and love to excel and win. They don't react well when forced
to wait, and can have trouble accepting advice.
Aries is the first sign, the one that leads the Zodiac, and like their
sign, those born Aries like to lead as well. They would never be content
leaving their adventurous quest for a quiet and dull desk job.