The Fire Signs in Astrology
The Fire Signs of the Zodiac are Aries, Leo, and Sagittarius. There is one Fire Sign for each of the Qualities -- Cardinal, Fixed, and Mutable. Aries is Cardinal Fire. Leo is Fixed Fire. Sagittarius is Mutable Fire.
Fire Signs are concerned with issues of personality, confidence, vision, and individual achievement. Signs in the Fire element are positive in expression, masculine and motivating. They express themselves through outward, assertive activity.
They are self-motivating, taking action to achieve results rather than waiting for things to come to them. Wherever these signs are placed in a chart, one is likely to take initiative and go after what he wants.
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