7 Capricorn Traits Every Sign Should Try to Emulate

We all have a lot to learn from Capricorns.

Not only are they clever and dependable, but their work ethic just can't be beat. Keep scrolling to discover the seven best Capricorn traits that every sign should try to emulate.


Ambitious Capricorns are known for having some big aspirations, but unlike some of the dreamier signs, they actually tend to accomplish everything they say they will. From the beginning, they understand that what they want will take some real planning and work, but that rarely deters them from going after it. They know that just because something will be hard doesn't mean it's not worth the effort, and they get results almost every time—which is more than most people can say.



All of the ambition in the world won't do you any good if you don't have the dedication to back it up. Thankfully, Capricorn has it in spades. They're truly loyal to the people and causes that matter to them. Once they put their mind to something, they commit to it fully, single-mindedly focusing on the task at hand to get it done. They rarely waver and are always true to their word. If everyone had the dedication of Capricorn, we'd all see the results immediately.

Tiana baking beignets in 'The Princess and the Frog'

(The Princess and the Frog via Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)



Anyone can say they're going to do something, but even if you mean it, there's no guarantee it'll get done without the proper motivation. Capricorn is typically the most disciplined of the signs, sticking things through no matter how tough they might get. They're always in control of their actions and don't let obstacles or upsets get in their way. When others would give up and go home, they remain driven to the end.



Capricorn knows that results don't happen overnight. Getting to a goal can often require patience, as well as hard work and perseverance, but since Capricorn always plans ahead, they know when they need to keep at something longer for their efforts to pay off. Unlike most other signs, they're not deterred by slow results and will give any projects all the time they need to be completed.

Tangled: Rapunzel painting her walls

(Tangled via Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)



When you're in need of someone you can truly rely upon, a Capricorn will probably be one of the first people who comes to mind. Again, the sign is extremely loyal to those close to them, and when they have your interests in mind, they'll do everything in your power to help you. They're a grounded earth sign, and they're often the rock in their relationships.



Capricorn is more goal-oriented than pretty much any other sign, and one thing that allows them to reach their targets is their practicality. They know how to break problems down into their individual parts and formulate a plan of attack that's concrete and practical. They don't commit to something unless it's realistic, and are doers rather than dreamers.



Those born under the sign of Capricorn often seem wise beyond their years. They have a deep expertise in many areas, and at least a surface knowledge in any areas they see as significant. They're known for what they know, and their smarts are backed up by their good judgment and practicality to make them

Pocahontas hair blowing in the wind

(Pocahontas via Buena Vista Pictures)


Whether you're a Capricorn or just a friend of one, click HERE for some very true memes about the sign.