culture The Best Qualities in a Person  

Samantha Dillinger
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List Rules Vote on the qualities you look for in friends and lovers

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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5,063 370
Trustworthy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Trustworthy

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2
4,122 314
Loyal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Loyal

3
3,637 311
Loving is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Loving

4
2,731 450
Moral is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Moral

5
3,568 557
Intelligent is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Intelligent

6
3,197 450
Funny is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Funny

7
2,750 273
Compassionate is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
analise.dubner added Compassionate

8
2,469 164
Supportive is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
laide added Supportive

9
2,278 432
Optimistic is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Optimistic

10
1,922 324
Confident is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Keaton added Confident

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1,503 587
Well Read is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Well Read

12
1,867 360
Creative is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Creative

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1,620 307
Peaceful is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Peaceful

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2,275 247
Fun is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Fun

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1,755 312
Calm is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Calm

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1,867 365
Down to Earth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Down to Earth

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1,886 251
Hard Working is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Hard Working

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1,688 785
Attractive is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Attractive

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1,689 155
Has Self Respect is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Keaton added Has Self Respect

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1,713 252
Wise is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Wise

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1,466 331
Resourceful is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Resourceful

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1,286 91
Genuine is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
carlo added Genuine

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1,315 327
Well Spoken is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Well Spoken

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1,292 419
Likes Animals is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Likes Animals

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1,234 279
Nurturing is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Nurturing

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1,326 274
Critical Thinker is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Critical Thinker

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994 491
Sensitive is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Sensitive

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658 38
Honesty is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
evaloveswallee added Honesty

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1,498 552
Doesn't Smoke is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Doesn't Smoke

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1,169 300
Adventurous is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Adventurous

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688 48
Sense of Humor is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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1,057 235
Fiscally Responsible is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Fiscally Responsible

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453 101
Educated is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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1,055 310
Family Oriented is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Family Oriented

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451 67
Intelligence is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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566 46
Understanding is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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969 238
Disciplined is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Srinidhi S U added Disciplined

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1,015 406
Sober is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Sober

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448 57
Independent is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Independent

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783 429
Musical is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Musical

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861 173
Foward Thinker is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
kaylive added Foward Thinker

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452 49
Personal Hygiene is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Krista Garcia Arienta added Personal Hygiene

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908 295
Employed is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Employed

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539 40
Thoughtful is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Thoughtful

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378 81
Confident is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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778 393
Artistic is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Artistic

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575 531
Introverted is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Introverted

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809 167
Common Sensical is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
BostonBruins added Common Sensical

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305 130
Spiritual is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
readergeek added Spiritual

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366 33
Forgiving is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Danny Marks added Forgiving