Each sign of the zodiac is associated with one of the 4 elements: Fire, Earth, Air or Water. These signs share common characteristics
Aries, Leo, Saggitarius – desires, creative energies, action, passion, energy, heat, confidence, initiative. People with a lot of fire in their horoscope are passionate, confident, bright, warm, exciting and easily take initiative. They are good starters.
Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn – material resources, possessions, stability, practicality. People with a lot of earth in the horoscope are solid, dependable, thorough, responsible, cautious, overprotective, quiet.
Gemini, Libra, Aquarius – thought, perspective, hastiness, communication. People with lot of earth in their horoscope are intellectual, objective, lively, idealistic and articulate.
Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces – imagination, human feelings, ability to love and sustain. People with a lot of water in their horoscope are sensitive, seductive, intuitive, imaginative, insightful, secretive, loving, learned and moody.
In a similar way, each of the zodiac signs is also associated with one of the 3 qualities:
Aries, Cancer, Libra, Capricorn – are the signs of the first month of the season. Cardinal signs' role is to initiate the new season. They are associated with initiation and creativity. People with lot of cardinal qualities will be spontaneous, restless, good at organizing and natural leaders.
Taurus, Leo, Scorpio, Aquarius – are the signs of the second month of the season. Fixed signs' role is to maintain the season. They are associated with focus, powerful concentration, determination and individuality. People with lot of fixed qualities will be stable, conservative, solid, reluctant to change, loyal, sometimes inflexible.
Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius, Pisces – are the signs of the third month of the season. Mutual signs' role is to prepare for the transition to the next season. They are associated with adaptability, holism and resourcefulness. People with lot of mutable qualities will be flexible, good at serving others, have broader views, will be forward looking and have multiple talents.