Don't defy the conventions if you want the respect of the goat.Even the more daring ones, and they are the exceptions, will observe at least the outer trappings of social acceptability.Lots of energetic, impulsive people label them snobbish and stuffy. But they won't let their emotions blind them to the facts. If Capricorn writes a lovely poem, full of imagination and illusion, the theme will be solid and the punctuation will be correct.The goat could conversely label his critics rash and foolish, but usually he's too wise to make unnecessary enemies by indulging in such self-defense. It will come to the point, and the sentiment will never be allowed to slosh over the edges.Since the goat merges into the group so gently, unconsciously camouflaging himself into the background, it's not always easy to recognize the physical characteristics of this Sun sign.Capricoms can be stocky and muscular, thin and wiry or plump and soft.As I carelessly scattered my gems of wisdom, gave him unsolicited advice about what books he should stock, and argued astrological theory with him, I learned he was a Capricorn and he learned I was an Aries.
I can sell him the Brooklyn Bridge." He has a lot to leam.
None of them completely escape the Saturnine influence of stem discipline and self-denial.
Many Capricorns have strong feet and wear sensible shoes.
They hammer away persistently, relentlessly, managing to digest insults, pressures, disappointments and duty as calmly as the goat digests rusty cans, broken glass and cardboard.
Like him, they have iron stomachs and dangerous horns.