Aquarius is ruled by Uranus – the planet of sudden turns, rebellion, independence, invention, surprises, liberation, disruption and awakening. In astrology, Uranus is known as the Awakener, since its aspects and transits can bring sudden changes. The symbol of the Aquarius zodiac sign is the water carrier. People born under the sign of Aquarius, the quirky innovator, are an endless source of new and original ideas.
The Aquarius is definitely the most tolerant sign of the zodiac. No wonder, considering the fact that the Aquarians always have their head in the clouds. They have huge expectations of themselves, but respect other people’s opinions. The Aquarius will never do anything to hurt other’s feelings and they are not cruel. Aquarius-born will always help anyone in trouble, primarily because they genuinely care for other people. Aquarians are individualists and they don’t believe they can be a good fit in team work with the masses, since they prefer to go their own way. Aquarians are really able to be ahead of their time, thanks to their ingenious ideas. One of the best Aquarius characteristics is that they are great humanitarians.
Another amazing trait of the Aquarians, is the fact that they can make friends easily, so they usually have a lot of friends. They are happiest when they are surrounded by people with unusual ideas.
Aquarians can be big dreamers at times. They always make plans but never follow through. These people can be very unrealistic and tend to fantasize, so their return to reality can be really painful. They are often misunderstood, because of their unconventional behavior. Aquarians can be a bit eccentric. Some of them are sincerely convinced that they are smarter and more capable than others. They never admit their own mistakes. Their criticism can often be very negative and destructive.