Virgo - The Sign of the Harvest Goddess The zodiac sign of Virgo is depicted by virgin holding sheaves of wheat in her hands. This symbolizes wisdom, garnered in the fields of experience. The Virgo is like true virgin which is shy and like a virgin tends to wait to give herself to the ideal lover. The Virgo born is also idealistic. The zodiac sign Virgo is ruled by planet Mercury and people born under this zodiac sign are quick thinkers and good observant of things. They prefer to take care of others. People who were born in this period are as a rule generally successful in life. The Virgo sign born have good intellects, are very perceptive. They are particular with the people they associate. They have the ability of good judgment and are not easily forced upon or deceived.