Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo - considered more powerful than the other six signs. (Northern Hemisphere). The assumption that these command while the other six obey is hardly warranted, even for this reason -- since the Earth is actually at the opposite end of each polarity. Actually they might with more reason be termed the "demanding" signs, with Libra to Pisces termed "commanding" signs, with much the same meaning as that contained in the aphorism that "One does not demand respect: he commands it." v. Northern Signs.