Famous Signatures

John Hancock

His consistent, warm feelings and unusual ability to imagine the impact of his actions on others enabled him to relish the effect of his signature on King George III. The tasteful underscore says both that he was ready to stand on his own feet and be seen for his actions, yet, in alignment with his basically conservative nature, to do so with restraint.
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leonardo da vinci

Cravings for attention show up in the structure of his letter d, suggesting unmet emotional needs. Through an array of strong creative traits he buried himself in his work. Uneasiness with emotional expression led him to suppress emotional outlets, leaving him with assorted frustrations.
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Albert Einstein

He did not like to be contained or limited by others and could develop intense resentment about this. Yet a near-perfect sense of rhythm and order plus a visionary goal sense, will power, and careful placement of details formed a mental structure well suited to the discoveries he made.
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A visionary (revealed in the floating T-bars) who relied also on deep-seated intuition and a sensory appreciation of the real world, he was also attentive to details. He clearly believed what he wrote, as both his loyalty and frankness are strong.
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Mahatma Gandhi
Gandhi absorbed the condition of the people around him in every way he could--through the very sensory pores of his skin, by appreciating their words, and by his habitually inquiring mind. Unyielding determination and decisiveness characterized his actions.
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Mother Teresa

Strong emotional consistency, openness to others, frank expression, and her appreciation for others' experience connected her with those around her, but her personal dignity and will power guided her. She found it difficult to face some aspect of her life, however, which may have been her restrained temper.
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Napoleon Bonaparte

The exaggerated underscore was his statement that he stood alone, needed no others, was totally self-reliant. Combining this with extreme aggressiveness, problem-solving ability, and a drive for expressing his own thoughts, he had no doubt that his ideas should instruct all of Europe.
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Abraham Lincoln

His diplomacy, loyalty to basic mainstream values, and openness to others gave him human appreciation. What distinguished him, however, was that he could draw on this understanding to exert his all-encompassing interest in creating with big ideas.
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John F. Kennedy
His near-perfect sense of rhythm, intuition, grip on reality, and warm emotional response gave effective expression to what was a very consistent though not deep mind. His personal pride and energy for work were ready to flow from one activity to another.
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Martin Luther King
Highly emotionally accessible to his surroundings, he went to the abstract planes for his ideas and brought them into concrete expression with enormous enthusiasm. His fears of their impact served to check some, at least, of both his emotional responses and his latent temper.
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John D. Rockefeller

He was capable of refining a broad personal philosophy and applying it to cultural interests, yet had difficulty meshing this with his own relationships with people. He was more uncomfortable with rejection than he let on, and allowed pressures to build in him resulting in a capacity for temper and resistance to others‘ ideas. His pride and acute sense of standards, however, would remind him that he must be above all that.
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Marilyn Monroe
Many successful show people possess an emotional structure like hers: deep, sensory connections to her surroundings but also keenly responsive and possessing a strong social imagination. She understood how to project herself, yet she carefully protected her inner world, not allowing others admittance to the unresolved exaggerated worries indicated in the overlapping loops in her capital M formations.
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The small size of his writing points to a concentrated mind. In the two instances where it could occur--the ending stroke of both names--he reveals a trait of caution yet each concludes with a tenacity hook. He'll select his pathway carefully but keeps going. His capital O structurally is the number 1 with a circle around it, proclaiming 'I'm number one!' There's no discrepancy between his self-image and his role.
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Sarah Palin
The relative size of her signature is larger than average, declaring her self-confidence. She has no hesitation in pushing herself forward to take advantage of opportunities. Numerous swirls and soft curves (some very similar to those in Rush Limbaugh's writing) indicate a mind able to proceed smoothly from one idea to another. She can easily think of what to say next, and her mind fuses ideas together with facility while her strong imagination provides her with a rich bank of material. What's missing from her writing that's crucial for grounding and guiding these capabilities are the angular letters, saw-toothed structures suggesting exploration and analysis. Her mind does not plant itself readily in the factual, and without this, she is vulnerable to exaggeration and misplaced assumptions. Her imagination and self-confidence assure her that the sky is the limit, and her fluidity of thought and enthusiasm for her ideas are attractive to many others.
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Bill Clinton

Not a deep thinker, but perennially absorbent of details, he works tenaciously to activate them. Influencing people to apply ideas is more important to him than probing the unknown. He rationalizes about some area but tempers it with strong caution.
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Adolph Hitler

The unusual, repeated exploratory/analytical strokes in his last name shows a rare, incisive mind. In the service of his instinct for diplomacy, it made him a world-class persuader. Ego, instability, bluff, and exaggeration, however, were his undoing.
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Michael Jackson

His emotional connection to his surroundings dominates his thinking rather than ideas. He has an innate sense of rhythm, a strong desire to express what he feels inside, and an exaggerated craving for attention yet discomfort with it.
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Bill Gates

Patient, reticent, and concerned with values and principles (shown in the last two letters of his first name), he may be losing interest in what he's doing. The dish-shape in his t-bar suggests 'been there done that.'
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The personal pride in her massive capitals, with accompanying showmanship and aesthetic appreciation, contribute great energy to her desire to express her ideas with emotional warmth. Less visible outwardly, however, is her strong self-reliance and organizational creativity.
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