Scorpio; October 23 – November 21
The Scorpio sign is represented by the scorpion, and ruled by the planet Pluto. It's the eight sign in the zodiac, and a sign which is noted for its extremes and intensities.
Scorpio's are most recognized for their strong will and determination. They are deeply emotional, and can sometimes be jealous and bitter people when it comes to their enemies.
Scorpio's have a higher success rate in many cases due to their inability to give up. They will strive their best to succeed, and will not accept failure as an option.
A few positive Scorpio personality traits include meticulousness, curiosity and deep thinking. Scorpio's don't often run into a situation guns blazing ready to fight their way out of trouble. They are more inclined to an intellectual debate rather than a feat of brawn.
They often project a cool, calm and collected exterior, regardless of what may be going on in their hearts and minds. Sometimes this could result in the person bursting out, being reckless and impulsive, causing substantial damage to themselves, or those around them. This could be viewed as a negative trait.
Scorpio's love to debate and their sharp memory helps them. They love to research and can often become obsessed with a topic and won't be happy until they know everything they could possibly know on the subject. Scorpio's make great teachers.
One of Scorpio's personality traits is a deep interest in the occult, mysteries and all things paranormal. They have an investigative nature, and will continue to search until they have all the answers they are looking for.
Negative Scorpio personality traits include stubbornness when it comes to competition. They will do anything possible to win, regardless of the consequences it could inflict on themselves or others. They don't like to show their weaknesses, and often desire power. Suspicion is second nature and they have a hard time trusting the authorities.
They can often be unforgiving, when you cross a Scorpio, there isn't much you can do to take it back. That being said, Scorpios can be fantastic friends, loyal and committed to those they love and hold dear.
Incredible lovers with a flair for romance, Scorpio's can often get scorned when it comes to relationships, making them sceptical of love and other relationships.
Some famous Scorpio's include; Bill Gates, Billy Connelly, Bjork, Charles Manson, Claude Monet, Dick Francis, and James A Garfield.