lifestyle 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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4,477 306
Trustworthy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Trustworthy

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2
3,681 272
Loyal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Loyal

3
3,261 253
Loving is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Loving

4
3,262 480
Intelligent is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Intelligent

5
2,458 393
Moral is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Moral

6
2,922 401
Funny is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Funny

7
2,484 229
Compassionate is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
analise.dubner added Compassionate

8
2,186 136
Supportive is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
laide added Supportive

9
2,100 404
Optimistic is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Optimistic

10
1,749 290
Confident is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Keaton added Confident

11
2,135 224
Fun is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Fun

12
1,372 532
Well Read is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Well Read

13
1,503 275
Peaceful is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Peaceful

14
1,732 331
Creative is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Creative

15
1,639 286
Calm is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Calm

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16
1,723 340
Down to Earth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Down to Earth

17
1,734 235
Hard Working is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Hard Working

18
1,597 230
Wise is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Wise

19
1,582 725
Attractive is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Attractive

20
1,374 304
Resourceful is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Resourceful

21
1,544 145
Has Self Respect is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Keaton added Has Self Respect

22
1,153 87
Genuine is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
carlo added Genuine

23
1,235 303
Well Spoken is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Well Spoken

24
1,204 388
Likes Animals is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Likes Animals

25
1,153 262
Nurturing is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Nurturing

26
1,239 252
Critical Thinker is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Critical Thinker

27
937 447
Sensitive is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Sensitive

28
1,393 508
Doesn't Smoke is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Doesn't Smoke

29
535 31
Honesty is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
evaloveswallee added Honesty

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1,098 283
Adventurous is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Adventurous

31
591 40
Sense of Humor is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

32
986 224
Fiscally Responsible is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Fiscally Responsible

33
387 85
Educated is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

34
979 293
Family Oriented is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Family Oriented

35
378 55
Intelligence is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

36
960 375
Sober is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Sober

37
472 44
Understanding is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

38
912 222
Disciplined is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Srinidhi S U added Disciplined

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739 406
Musical is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Musical

40
376 51
Independent is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Independent

41
798 164
Foward Thinker is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
kaylive added Foward Thinker

42
862 277
Employed is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Employed

43
379 40
Personal Hygiene is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Krista Garcia Arienta added Personal Hygiene

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332 67
Confident is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

45
470 36
Thoughtful is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Thoughtful

46
739 373
Artistic is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Artistic

47
533 500
Introverted is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Introverted

48
769 159
Common Sensical is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
BostonBruins added Common Sensical

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263 115
Spiritual is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
readergeek added Spiritual

50
337 60
Racial Tolerance is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
tom-harper added Racial Tolerance