The Sixes In The Tarot Of Quotes

sixes in the tarot of quotesHaving left the upheaval of the Fives behind, we are now moving towards the calmer conditions of the Sixes in the Tarot.

In numerology, the number six is attributed to harmony restored, benevolence and advancement – qualities, which are reflected in all the sixes of the Minor Arcana.

The sixes depict the consequences of the fives; after conflict and loss follows regeneration and growth.

Six of Wands – accomplishment, leadership, victory, recognition

Esoteric Title: The Lord of Victory

Astrological Attribution: Jupiter in Leo – advancement, personal growth, self-development, expanding one’s horizon, confidence, praise

Jupiter is also linked to the Wheel of Fortune, so the Six of Wands may indicate a lucky break.

Interpretation: winning; coming out on top, acknowledgement, prevailing, feeling proud, putting oneself first

Image symbolism:

Cup held high – prize, winner

Red / orange / colours: element fire (Leo) combined with Jupiter (fire) – climax, pinnacle, peak, top

blue / lilac sky – expansion

trees – growth, support

six of cups tarot of quotesSix of Cups – kindness, sharing, nostalgia, caring, affection

Esoteric Title: The Lord of Pleasure

Astrological Attribution: Sun in Scorpio – little pleasures, contentment, moments of joy, bittersweet memories, well-being

Interpretation: Caring for others, family ties, soulmate, deep connection, children, gratitude, fond memories

Image symbolism:

Gnome and squirrel – close bond, friendship, content with each other

barrel with water – feelings, emotions, calm, bliss

greenery around – nourishment, protection, beauty in simplicity

windmill – playfulness, fun, child’s play, innocence, a gift, whimsical

six of swords tarot of quotesSix of Swords – melancholy, transition, moving away from strife, recovery

Esoteric Title: The Lord of Earned Success

Astrological Attribution: Mercury in Aquarius – travel, change of scenery / location, a new frame of mind, heading towards a more positive place

Interpretation: picking up the pieces, beginning to cope, being hopeful, starting over, leaving behind what is no longer working

Image symbolism:

Boat – journey, moving forward

Grey / beige colours – feeling low, depressed, sombre

Star – hope, recovery, a glimpse of optimism; linked to The Star (Aquarius).

six of pentacles tarot of quotesSix of Pentacles – charity, generosity, support

Esoteric Title: The Lord of Material Success

Astrological Attribution: Moon in Taurus – giving and receiving, financial ups and downs, mentoring, advice; follow your intuition to create stability and financial security

Interpretation: cooperation, sharing abundance / knowledge, help

Image symbolism:

Britannia statue – benevolence, guidance

Kneeling figure – reaching out for help

Green / gold colours – abundance, prosperity

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Warmest wishes,


Author: Christiane

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2 thoughts on “The Sixes In The Tarot Of Quotes”

  1. Leni Riefenstahl? You can’t be serious? Hitler’s favorite movie maker, however talented and charismatic, was a deeply flawed person and a dyed-in-the-wool National Socialist. I don’t think a deck that quotes her has good energy. And to put her with Dietrich Bonhoeffer together, a man who died at the hands of the National Socialists, is bad taste.

    I like your site but I can’t believe you put Leni Riefenstahl on a tarot card…

    1. Thank you for pointing that out. Both Leni Riefenstahl and Dietrich Bonhoeffer are part of my German heritage, which I acknowledge and confront by having chosen these quotes rather than deny. Yes, they both represent the good and evil of my country’s past, and sometimes those ambiguous feelings are still coming through unconsciously.
      When I chose the Riefenstahl quote, it was mainly because it fitted so well with the meaning but also Leo aspect of this card. This is a personal choice and I fully stand by it. Of course Riefenstahl was flawed, and again her egotistical ambitions and subsequent success are reflected in the Six of Wands. She represents the shadow aspect of this card – success at any cost.
      First and foremost, Riefenstahl wanted to be an artist and film maker, and she found herself in the position, in which her talent was taken advantage of by the regime. I’m not making any judgements about people, whose quotes are featured in my deck, just like the Tarot doesn’t judge, merely observe.
      Perhaps I should have chosen more controversial personalities, because that would have reflected the complex facets of human nature more realistically. A Stalin quote for the Devil? No, that would have been too obvious 😉 The printed version of my deck doesn’t come with the quotes, so you can choose your own that are meaningful to you.

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