In ancient Roman mythology, Saturn was the father of many of the gods. Caps are happy to work for it, and luckily they possess enough discipline and sense of responsibility to get them there. Capricorns tend to be mature and are amply blessed with common sense, two more qualities which help their success-driven endeavors.
The element associated with Capricorn is Earth. No big surprise there! They would much rather stay put and get to work. They are scrupulous with details and adopt a rather conventional posture in business and in life. Folks with this star sign feel best playing it safe, since this is a fail-safe way to get to the top — eventually. Capricorns need to remember that they do need allies along the way, ambitious or otherwise. With any kind of luck make that considerable work , Caps will find themselves on that top step, but they should also remember those who have helped them on their quest.
Typical Capricorn traits include being traditional but not quite the button-down stiffs some would suggest and somewhat inhibited, prompting others to wonder if they can ever enjoy success and its rarefied air. Geminus explains that Greek astronomers of his era associate the first degrees of the zodiac signs with the two solstices and the two equinoxes, in contrast to the older Chaldean Babylonian system, which placed these points within the zodiac signs.