TAURUS (April 20-May 20): For years, French painter Édouard Manet and French poet Stéphane Mallarmé hung out together every day. Mallarmé referred to their relationship as "the most complete friendship." They influenced each other to be better artists and human beings. In the months ahead, you thrive on that kind of stimulating companionship. Having regular contact with a like-minded ally may be an important factor in ripening your intelligence. A soulful friendship will be a crucial theme in 2014. You attract blessings and generate luck by deepening your ability to cultivate synergistic bonds.