The Four Personality Types (Hippocrates -400 B.C.)

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Sanguine (SUPER SALESMAN)
Strengths: warm, friendly, outgoing, witty, optimistic and fun to be around -the life of the party. Good at communications, public relations, entertainment, and short burst of energy. Basically, a people person.
Weaknesses: can be superficial, quickly discouraged and easily hurt by rejection. Often covers up deep feelings of inferiority and inadequacy with a happy-go-lucky facade.

Melancholic (SUPER PHILOSOPHER)
Strengths: imaginative, creative, sensitive and artistic -a real lover of beauty, solitude, and perfection. Usually quiet, gentle and philosophical. Able to concentrate, feel deeply, go to the heart of things, stay at something a long time and remain calm in adversity. Basically, an ideal person.
Weaknesses: can be moody, touchy, withdrawn, and extremely shy. Easily hurt by broken relationships and capable of extreme depression. Tendency to escape from reality and relationship into themselves.

Choleric (SUPER LEADER)
Strengths: strong, self-confident, disciplined, determined and dedicated, usually successful in whatever is undertaken. Good at organizing, taking risks, planning great endeavors and following through with zeal. Basically, a born leader.
Weaknesses: can be cruel, sarcastic, hot-tempered and intolerant. Sometimes ruthless, unscrupulous, insensitive and often "burn out" before life is over.

Phlegmatic (SUPER FRIEND)
Strengths: easygoing, likable, dependable, loyal, ever cautious, conservative and practical. A good follower, friend and partner for a strong-willed person. Inclined toward unselfish service, peace-making and the simple life. Basically, a support person.

Weaknesses: can be lazy, half-hearted, easily stepped on and abused by the other personalities. Often has deep feelings of low self-esteem and self-worth.

Comments

    1. MasterCuddler May 3, 2019
      Wow I can definitely picture some old myth characters as the personality. And they fit so well with the time period
    2. AMissingLinguist Apr 10, 2019
      - 400 BC? :hmm::hmm::hmm: You mean 399 AD? :blobhyperthink::blobhyperthink::blobhyperthink:
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    3. SummerForest Apr 10, 2019
      @Blitz, perhaps it's the oldest personality classification available. Lol you can't mix & match the categories, and probably that's why it's considered to be not-so-flexible.
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    4. Blitz Apr 10, 2019
      Interesting. Never seen this old classification system before.
      I'd put myself as a mix of phlegmatic and melancholy
    5. SummerForest Apr 10, 2019
      *pats doggo* @Bad Storm it seems none of the four fits any of us~
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    6. Bad Storm Apr 10, 2019
      @TwilightForest, help me. I can't seem to decided which of the four is me.... xD
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