Libra September 23 - October 22
Libra and her Sparrow
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People born between September 23 and October 22 have their Sun in
Libra, the seventh sign of the Zodiac. If your Moon is in Libra or if it is your rising sign, the traits of this sign will mix with those of your Sun sign.
Athena, Greek Goddess of Justice
Lucky Day: Friday
Lucky Numbers: 6 and 9
Colors: Blue, purple
Animals ruled by Libra: Reptiles
Part of the Body: Lower back, kidneys, and buttocks
The scales of Libra represent balance and justice, harmony and fairness. The constellation depicts Themis, the Greek goddess of Justice. Ancient Greek’s believed that when the Golden Age of humanity arrived, she (true justice) would return to the world. Above all, Libra's want people to be fair, to them and to others. The one thing that really gets these usually non-confrontational people riled up is feeling they’re not getting what they deserve.
Libra's are magnetic, charming social butterflies that project their best self and bring out the best in others. They are excellent listeners and conversationalists. Intuitive and kind, they are good at lending a sympathetic ear. In return, they expect to be admired and to be the center of attention (it’s only fair, right?).
Venus, the ruling planet, adorns Libra's with a love of pleasure and luxury. They don’t love money but do love what can be done with it. Possessions are important to them, especially those that add a splash of elegance. Venus also lends a tendency to base impressions of people on appearances alone. This is a dangerous practice since appearances can be deceiving.
Love of beauty inclines Libra’s towards all areas of the arts. If they have talents, they cultivate them. If they want to achieve artistic success very badly, they can rise to the top of their fields. Libra’s do, however, have a tendency to want little badly enough to work very hard for it. Hard work (if they're the ones doing it) repels them.
Libra’s are romantics at heart and feel they won't be satisfied until they find true love. They are affectionate and sentimental. They tend to focus primarily on themselves in relationships, however. Libra’s are in love with being loved and fall in and out easily. Once they have captivated and enchanted a partner completely, they start to lose interest.
Harmony is essential to a Libra’s happiness. Fortunately, they're able to view situations from all sides and are great at smoothing things over. In situations where they can’t talk things into a better space, they can go to extremes to avoid conflict.
Maat, Egyptian Goddess of Justice
Famous Libra’s Speak
"The world at large does not judge us by who we are and what we know; it judges us by what we have. "
Dr. Joyce Brothers psychologist, author
"I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water."
Ray Charles musician
"I'm living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said to be living apart."
e.e. cummings poet
"Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin."
Dwight D. Eisenhower, U.S. President
"Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself. "
William Faulkner writer
"We must be steady enough in ourselves, to be open and to let the winds of life blow through us, to be our breath, our inspiration; to breathe with them, mobile and soft in the limberness of our bodies, in our agility, our ability, as it were, to dance, and yet to stand upright... "
T.S. Eliot poet
"Nothing is as obnoxious as other people's luck."
F. Scott Fitzgerald writer
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."
Mohandas Gandhi activist
"Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot."
Groucho Marx comedian
"Pavarotti is not vain, but conscious of being unique."
Peter Ustinov on Luciano Pavarotti opera singer
"I never miss a chance to have sex or appear on television."
Gore Vidal writer and realtive of former Vice-President Al Gore
"Wait for those unguarded moments. Relax the mood and, like the child dropping off to sleep, the subject often reveals his truest self. "
Barbara Walters reporter
"I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best."
Oscar Wilde writer
Sigourney Weaver actress
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