8 Idealistic Zodiac Signs Who Dream The Biggest Dreams

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Sometimes when we speak of idealists, we talk about them as if they’re somewhat naïve. We tend to think that idealists aren’t realistic about the dangers of the world. But idealists are some of the best kind of people. 

Idealists see the best in others, and are more forgiving, accepting, and open-minded. They’re perfectly aware of human failings, it’s just that they never lose their hope or belief that things and people can be and do better.

When you’re an idealist, you spend your life in pursuit of things that have meaning to you, and you have purpose, goals, and principals. You’re not content to just let things remain as they are, nor are you able to let go of your ideals, despite what your horoscope says.

Idealists aren’t cynical or jaded, nor do they care if they look foolish to others. When they see something that is dangerous or destroyed, they become energized. An idealist will figure out a game plan on how to fix something, and then they'll get to work.

One of the best things about an idealist is how they never stop working on themselves. They have an image of the kind of person that they wish to be — someone who makes the world a better place and who is comfortable with themselves — and they work toward becoming that person.

And what better way to discover the most idealistic zodiac signs than through astrology?

1. AQUARIUS (January 20 - February 18)

It's practically in Aquarius' DNA to make the world a better place and they tend to work toward that goal. They're accepting of other people's idiosyncrasies and are open to new ideas and innovations.

It's Aquarius who is the first to volunteer at the soup kitchen or set a record at a walkathon. They are especially interested in saving the planet and leaving behind a legacy of service. Aquarius individuals not only are idealistic, they're creative and able to make their big ideas come to fruition.

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2. LEO (July 23 - August 22)

Leos aren't just idealistic, they're extremely optimistic. Where others might get discouraged, Leos are ignited to do more.

Since Leos are natural leaders, it's amazing when they can get others to follow their leader and work for the common good. Leos are energetic, helpful, and loyal — just the kind of person you want on your side, especially when it's for a good cause.

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3. CAPRICORN (December 22 - January 19)

Capricorns actually know how to make their dreams a reality. They seem to be able to figure out not only what needs to be done but how to do it.

Since they're very future-centric, it's important to them that they leave a livable world behind for generations to come. Capricorns are used to working hard but when they're working for a cause and/or a betterment of the world, then they're able to focus and work even harder.

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4. PISCES (February 19 - March 20)

Pisces really try to see the best in people which is why they're so forgiving, accepting, and give so many chances to people who may not deserve them. Pisces strive to love unconditionally and help others whenever they can.

They are entirely unselfish, sometimes to the point where it's dangerous to themselves, but they don't care and will still continue to open their hearts to one and all. 

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5. CANCER (June 21 - July 22)

Because Cancers are so idealistic, they tend to get their feelings hurt when other people don't treat each other as they should. Cancers are invested in the behavior of other people and can't just let some unkindness happens.

They are empathetic, so they can feel when other people are hurting, and yet, they still remain optimistic that at some point all the people of the world will come together in a positive way and great change will come about.

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6. ARIES (March 21 - April 19)

Aries are ready to take on any challenge. They're the ones earning money for charities, working in soup kitchens, doing the ice-bucket challenges — anything that will help others and create a positive change. They're able to see the world clearly and still not lose their hope for a better tomorrow.

They may be impulsive, but they do act instead of bemoaning the state of things and not doing anything. Aries will do what they can to help, especially when it's something that other people shy away from.

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7. LIBRA (September 23 - October 22)

Libras believe in justice and while they might not enjoy conflict or confrontation, when it comes to fighting for what they believe is right, they'll come out swinging. Libras are hopeful that things will always get better and that people are good and care about each other.

Libras have a part of them that will fight for the underdog and will right wrongs. They are the social justice superheroes when they need to be.

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8. VIRGO (August 23 - September 22)

While Virgos may aim for perfection, they're incredibly good problem-solvers. They're able to imagine a successful outcome, no matter what the problem is.

It may be that their ability to fix almost anything that makes them hopeful. They may focus on the negative from time to time, but that just makes the positive seem brighter. Virgos need to have a purpose, and helping the world become a better place is only one of them. 

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Christine Schoenwald is a writer, performer, and teacher who loves writing and performing personal narratives. She's had pieces in The Los Angeles Times, Salon, Woman's Day, Purple Clover, Bustle, and is a regular contributor to Ravishly and YourTango. Check out her website or her Facebook page.