The Monkey Personality
People born in the year of the monkey can cope with almost any intricacy with
a sober mind. Ambitious and knowledgeable as they are, they can achieve great
success in whatever career they decide to embrace.
However, they have their weak points, such as a strong sense of superiority,
egoism and vanity. So it is easy for them to become jealous when others achieve
something or acquire something they don't have.
They also have strong sense of competition and planning, but always keep this
a secret. Their talent in seeking wealth, planning for success and demonstrating
power cannot be compared with people born in the years of the other zodiac
One of the character traits of people born in the year of the monkey is the
firmness. Though some of them appear to be shy, they are adamant inside.
They like to appreciate and show their wit and bravery. They take it for
granted that other people are nothing in comparison with them, and they never
conceal their happiness and pride. But sometimes their cleverness may overreach
itself. When they are playing petty tricks to get something profitable with the
least effort and money, or putting forward some shrewd proposals, people may
become suspicious of their motives and moral qualities.
Certainly this doesn't mean that they are good for nothing. If we look at
them from another angle, we find that their weak points somewhat reflect their
intelligence. When they direct their wisdom into the proper channels, they blaze
many new trails and initiate various kinds of inventions. Moreover, since they
are always in high spirits whether they have failed or not, and are determined
to manage their business with great perseverance, they achieve marvelous things
in the end.
Monkey people usually adopt the policy of making large sales at a small
profit when doing business. Unlike the generous "tigers" and hard-headed
"dragons," the "monkeys" square accounts in every detail and accumulate much
wealth by saving small profits. Their acumen and economic success are really
Being ever-victorious, they are never satisfied with what they have had. They
want have a try at everything, and never waste a second in doing their work.
They have a strong sense of self-protection. If surrounded, they will try
their best to quickly break through any encirclement. Generally speaking they
behave carefully and evenly. But when they are incessantly harassed, they will
fly into a rage.
Girls born in the year of the monkey are always in high spirit and full of
glamour. Wherever they go, they bring happiness to everyone. Witty and
agreeable, they are good partners. At exciting evening parties, recreational
activities and sumptuous banquets, you can't miss their busy figures!
They are talented in imitating and acting. Always cheerful and energetic,
they go straight toward their life aims with indomitable spirits. They never
tell their secrets to those who are not their friends, though they speak in a
Though fun-lovers, they never waste time in doing something to no avail.
They're good at using well-chosen fictions when chatting with different people
on different occasions, and taking advantage of other people's weaknesses to
control them. As they are perfectionists, it's difficult for their inferiors to
please them or take money out of their pockets, unless they have done something
Always neatly dressed, women born in the year of the monkey are particular
about their appearance, especially their hairstyles. By the way, overusing
cosmetics may make their skin rough, because it is easy for them to get allergic
Most of the people born in the year of the monkey have the spirit of working
in earnest, and they are good at managing financial affairs. If political or
economic circles want to achieve certain aims, it is wise to recruit such
people. But only when they're fully on your side, can they be ideal cooperators.
They have some of the characteristics of strategists. For example, they are
always ready to seize any favorable chance to achieve their goals, and before
they take action they will carefully plan for strategic changes and decent
They are full of humor and resources, which makes it easy for them to get
what they want. But few people dare to believe in and make friends with them
because they're generally complicated and mutable and seldom care if they have
violated the interests of other people.
To do them justice, they are somewhat indispensable in the real life. Their
talent for managing money matters is the admiration of the people born in the
year of the mouse, and their wisdom may inspire and enlighten "dragons."
Besides, people born in the rabbit, sheep, dog and ox have much respect for
their versatility, and the "pigs" and "rooster" like to have them as