The Best Qualities in a Person

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List of the most desirable personality traits in women and men. Wondering how to be successful, how to be charming and how to become popular? This crowdsourced list contains the best characteristics that people can have, as agreed upon by a community of voters who have ranked the list. These traits are what women really want and what men like; they are what people strive to be and what others look for in a mate.

The best qualities in a person will vary, based on the person assessing or being assessed, but there's no denying there are certain qualities to look for in a person that are common across the board. Most people would agree that the best traits in a person include being trustworthy, loyal, and fun, but else constitutes the best quality traits in a person?

When it comes to looking for the greatest qualities in a friend or the best qualities in a mate, there are questions to be answered when determining what your compatibility with another person will be like "does my mate value the same qualities I do" or "do my friend and I share the same qualities".

What are the top qualities in a person? What are the best personality traits? What are the most important qualities in a person? Whether you're trying to determine the best qualities in another person or trying to answer the question "what qualities should I have", this is a great place to see what qualities other people value.
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    Trustworthy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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    Trustworthy

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    Loyal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person


    Loyal

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    Intelligent is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person


    Intelligent

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    Loving is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person


    Loving

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    Funny is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person


    Funny

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    Moral is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person


    Moral

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    Good Listener is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person


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    Supportive is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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    Supportive

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    Optimistic is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person


    Optimistic

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    Fun is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person


    Fun

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    Peaceful is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person


    Peaceful

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    Well Read is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

    often listed
    Well Read

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    Creative is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person


    Creative

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    Attractive is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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    Attractive

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    Confident is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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    Down to Earth is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person


    Down to Earth

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    Calm is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person


    Calm

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    Hard Working is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person


    Hard Working

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    Wise is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person


    Wise

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    Resourceful is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person


    Resourceful

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    Has Self Respect is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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    Has Self Respect

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    Likes Animals is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person


    Likes Animals

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    Genuine is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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    Genuine

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    Sensitive is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person


    Sensitive

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    Nurturing is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person


    Nurturing

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    Well Spoken is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person


    Well Spoken

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    Doesn't Smoke is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person


    Doesn't Smoke

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    Critical Thinker is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person


    Critical Thinker

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    Adventurous is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person


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    Fiscally Responsible is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person


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    Disciplined is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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    Family Oriented is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person


    Family Oriented

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    Well Traveled is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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    Well Traveled

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    Sober is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person


    Sober

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    Not Religious! is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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    Not Religious!

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    Mature is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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    Mature

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    Musical is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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    Musical

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    Foward Thinker is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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    Thoughtful is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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    Introverted is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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    Common Sensical is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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    Employed is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person


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