Element: FIRE (Aries, Leo, Sagittarius)
they have the desire for Freedom of action, the power to do as they wish.
they are Fiery, Enthusiastic and sometimes larger than life. a fire sign is also an indicator of Creativity. this element manifests itself in creative and Unique ways, and they are also wonderfully Courageous, Lively spirits.
they are Self-sufficient, Spontaneous and possess a tremendous zest for Life. these are the Sexiest signs of the zodiac, they would be ardent in the game of love. they are often an Inspiration to others, certainly for their adherence to Solid moral and religious ideals.
they can be overly strident in getting their way, call it Bossy, even. these folks can come across rather Forcefully. they are Strong, Self-Assured, Creative and Fun. when they get too hot to touch, though, it may be a good idea to stand back!
Element: EARTH (Capricorn, Taurus, Virgo)
they have the need for psychical Security.
they are Practical, Grounded and Dependable. these folks aren't taking big risks, much preferring a Sure thing. earth signs are the Builders of the zodiac, creation is a Tangible proposition. whether it's building homes, or creating rooms within that home, earth signers are about all what is Solid around us.
they feel best once they have accumulated a goodly number of worldly Possessions. the risk, however, is that they may become Greedy and far too Materialistic.
they also confers a sense of Duty, Responsibility and Reliability to those in its sphere. these are the people you can count on when you need them. they tend toward Caution and Conservatism, in both desire and approach. they are Sensualists, they certainly appreciate a good meal better than anyone else.
Element: AIR (Libra, Aquarius, Gemini)
they have the desire for Freedom of expression, thought and movement.
they are the marker of the Intellectual. airy people are smart Thinkers and handle abstract Reasoning well. they love to Analyze, Synthesize and Probe.
they are also about Communication. these individuals want to get the Word out. they are Alert, Curious and Perceptive. the world as seen by an air Sign will be an interesting one, as their Analysis and subsequent Explanation (hopefully in terms we can understand) will indicate.
Element: WATER (Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces)
they have the need for emotional Security.
they are Intuitive, Sensitive and Feel more Intensely than the rest. they are Emotional and Nurturing and, like a river, runs Deep. how things Feel is what matters to these folks, and they base their actions on Sense, rather than on Logic or Intellect.
they are also about Compassion and Understanding, since the Receptive talents of these individuals are remarkably high. they can take in the feelings of others, process them, and put forth a Plan or solution that will be conscientious to all.
they love to take their sense of the world and translate it into the Artistic. they desire aesthetic Beauty, and for everyone to be happy as a result of that beauty. they feel most fulfilled when they are Helping others, and they do so in an Enchanting, Considerate and even Romantic way. the flip side of this dreamy Water world is the tendency of these individuals to Brood.
(taken from XtraAstrology ..)