With that strength, however, comes a firm-set nature which is difficult to change. The fact is, dogged persistence is the particular mainstay of Taurus and such an individual will not be swayed from that upon which the heart is set. Being practical-minded, they plan ahead and usually carry their purposes through to the finish.
It takes much to win their trust and friendship...though once obtained, these people are forever loyal.
Calm, reliable and patient, the Taurus individual is sometimes accused of being boring and stubborn beyond belief, but those born under the jurisdiction of this Sign can withstand burdens which would knock less stable personalities totally off-balance. They absorb ideas and easily retain them, due in large part to the remarkable memory so often associated with persons ruled by this Sign.
These individuals are considered to be sensual....in that they appreciate good meal and fine wine better than most others. Material objects are dearly loved but not so much for their monetary value. In short, the eye of Taurus is always focused upon beauty for beauty's sake. This is basically due to the Taurus appreciation of creature comforts.
Although often mild and happy by nature, Taurus subjects are especially sensitive to slights or rebuffs but, even under such circumstances, is likely to be slow to anger. Nonetheless, potential enemies should take caution...once the Taurus ire has been roused, then this Sign can be unforgiving and extremely bitter. Their battles are almost always open ones since those who are governed by this Sign are virtually incapable of engaging in deceit or complicity.
Above all, Taurus natives possess the characteristics of being relentless which is manifested in a fixation on a method which has been adopted through experience. Thus, if something worked well in the past then, as far as these individuals are concerned; the same will work again and again. Most importantly, the great pertinacity and fixity of purpose associated to Taurus is often directed toward one goal.
Those born under the influence of Taurus should strive to be slow to anger and work to curb the stubborn and self-willed nature inherent in the character, which is often stirred by jealousy or prejudice.
Taurus individuals should never make decisions when excited or when overly-sympathetic to the viewpoint of another. The honest opinions of this Sign are at their best when properly weighed. Due to the Taurus native being normally faithful and trustworthy, his or her own strength can sometimes become the chief weakness.
Positive characteristic of Taurus:
Practical, reliable, patient, persistent, determined, strong-willed, solid, affectionate, warm-hearten and trustworthy with a firm sense of values
Negative characteristic of Taurus:
Possessive, jealous, lazy, self-indulgent, greedy, boring, unoriginal, stubborn and inflexible in opinion
Likes: permanency, stability, luxury, comfort, pleasure and good food
Dislikes: disruption, being rushed, being indoors, being pushed too hard and any break in routine