The 12 signs are separated into three qualities --CARDINAL,
FIXED and MUTABLE.
By studying the combination of different planets in these three different Qualities, plus the Elements of their Signs, astrologers
can draw a complete personality profile of a subject.
CARDINAL -- Aries, Cancer,
Libra and Capricorn. Enterprising and outgoing.
FIXED -- Taurus, Leo, Scorpio and
Aquarius. Resistant to change.
MUTABLE -- Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius and Pisces.
Adaptable and changeable.
Each sign of the same quality expresses its quality differently. For example, Aries and
Cancer are both Cardinal but Aries is of Fire and Cancer is of Water. Therefore, while both are signs of an enterprising nature,
Aries will show more enthusiasm at the start of a job whereas the Cancer will display their emotions more evenly and consistently
The significance of Elements and Qualities must also be viewed in context with the
|Qualities and Elements are also used to help provide in depth study of your personalized
chart which outlines your qualities and elements. Qualities and Elements have been employed extensively to provide in depth study of oneself such as
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