The most common characteristics of a Taurus would be solidity, extreme determination, strong willed and practical. Never have to worry about anyone having to drive them they do just fine on their own and they will always follow a leader loyally as long as they feel they can trust them.
Mentally they are very keen and quick witted more than intellectual and they tend to get fixed in their own opinions because they tend to follow accepted and reliable patterns of experience. They are very dependable, quite prudent, firm and just and they remain unshaken when they face difficulties. They often however go to extremes and sometimes seem to be a tad slavish when it comes to the conventions they happen to admire.
Sometimes they can be obstinate and quite self-righteous, rigid, argumentative and often become bores when they become stuck inn a self-centered rut. They can develop brooding resentment by nursing any injuries they may have received and they often will need someone who is willing to stroke their egos often and give them a “Good job!” or “Well done!”
When it comes to friends they are very generous and faithful and they have a huge capacity towards affection, even though they will rarely make any friends with someone who might be outside their social ranking, so they often time come off as snobs. They can be gentle, very even tempered and most of the time have a good nature are modest and usually slow in getting angry. They don't like to argue and they will try to avoid any ill feelings. However, if they are provoked they will explode into violent outbursts with ferocious anger and they sometimes can even lose their self-control. But most of the time they are quite fun and love to show people a good time.
They tend to have good taste, love art, often have a talent for art and music. They also will often be unconventional, have extreme religious faith and will ally themselves with things of beauty, love the good things such as pleasure, luxury, great food, comfort and good wine. Often their love for wine will lead them to drunkenness and covetousness.
When it comes to work they can be industrious and great craftspeople and they don't mind getting their hands a little dirty. They are very reliable, methodical, ambitious and practical when it comes to their work and they do well in a framework of obedience to their superiors. They perform at their best when they are in positions that are routine and include trust and responsibility where they have no urgency or rush of change. They do quite well in potions such as banking, architecture, any kind of bureaucracy, auctioneers, farming, chemistry, medical field, insurance and even education.
Taurus is the zodiac star sign that is the closest to the earth. Their major objective in life is to maintain stability, harmony and wholesomeness through their inner spiritual senses and they will work hard to achieve this. The key thing that most horoscopes say about a Taurus is that they need to discover their true, deepest and their highest values in life. For when they know what is really valuable they be able to achieve inner peace.