Taurus is the second among the western zodiac signs and ruled by the Venus which is considered to be the planet of love and personal relationships. Taurus people are born between 21st April and 21st May and are symbolized by the Bull. Taurus is a fixed sign and is influenced by its element earth. Taureans possess several earthy qualities like their rock solid determination, practicality and admirable strength of will. Taureans like a systematic existence and will do anything to maintain the security of the status quo.
They are rather hostile to change and unlike the Aries this Earth sign is not really adventurous. Taurus people are known to be balanced, stable, conservative, law-abiding citizens and peace lovers and will do anything to be out of trouble. Most Taureans have a tendency to be fixed in their opinions and they prefer to follow accepted and dependable patterns of experience.
The famous Taurus personalities include Charlotte Bronte, John Muir, Queen Elizabeth II, Immanuel Kant, Nicolai Lenin, Robert Oppenheimer, Eddie Albert, Yehudi Menuhin, Glen Campbell, Leonardo Da Vinci, Jack Nicholson, Glen Campbell, Sergei Prokofiev, Barbara Steisand, Ulysses S. Grant, Karl Marx and Sigmund Freud among others. Owing to their steadfast and passive nature a Taurus is generally good at jobs which he/she can perform quietly without being surrounded by too many people. Their deep thinking and introspective nature makes them good philosophers, teachers, and social workers. They are keen-witted and practical rather than intellectual and have a clearer understanding of most situations than other signs.
Most often a Taurus likes to be left alone and if they are disturbed or nagged in any way, be prepared to be the victim of this violent rage. It is best to leave a Taurean alone when he so desires. One of the qualities of a Taurus is that he/she makes for good and generous friends who will always be faithful to you no matter what. The have an immense capacity for affection but they dont generally make friends outside their social rank. The other positive features of Taurus are that they are reliable, practical, methodical and ambitious and like to work within a framework of obedience to superiors. They also make for industrious craftspeople and have a strong aesthetic sense. As an Earth sign, Taurus gets along best with other earth sign like Virgo, Capricorn and water signs like Pisces, Scorpions, and Cancerians.
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