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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5,802 504
Trustworthy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Trustworthy

2
4,693 384
Loyal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Loyal

3
4,168 391
Loving is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Loving

4
3,158 565
Moral is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Moral

5
4,022 671
Intelligent is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Intelligent

6
3,640 547
Funny is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Funny

7
3,185 338
Compassionate is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
analise.dubner added Compassionate

8
2,918 223
Supportive is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
laide added Supportive

9
2,548 508
Optimistic is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Optimistic

10
2,179 395
Confident is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Keaton added Confident

11
1,691 688
Well Read is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Well Read

12
1,858 361
Peaceful is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Peaceful

13
2,080 424
Creative is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Creative

14
2,517 291
Fun is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Fun

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15
1,961 364
Calm is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Calm

16
2,088 420
Down to Earth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Down to Earth

17
2,105 299
Hard Working is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Hard Working

18
1,864 892
Attractive is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Attractive

19
1,903 187
Has Self Respect is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Keaton added Has Self Respect

20
1,898 292
Wise is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Wise

21
1,625 388
Resourceful is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Resourceful

Ways to Make Sure You Die Happy

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1,473 111
Genuine is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
carlo added Genuine

23
1,444 371
Well Spoken is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Well Spoken

24
1,423 475
Likes Animals is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Likes Animals

25
1,364 307
Nurturing is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Nurturing

26
1,461 307
Critical Thinker is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Critical Thinker

27
835 48
Honesty is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
evaloveswallee added Honesty

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1,093 553
Sensitive is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Sensitive

Things We Should Do, But Don't

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1,649 610
Doesn't Smoke is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Doesn't Smoke

30
1,284 331
Adventurous is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Adventurous

31
838 71
Sense of Humor is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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1,165 268
Fiscally Responsible is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Fiscally Responsible

33
580 118
Educated is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

34
708 53
Understanding is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

35
560 85
Intelligence is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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1,161 332
Family Oriented is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Family Oriented

37
1,072 262
Disciplined is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Srinidhi S U added Disciplined

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1,122 454
Sober is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Sober

39
543 79
Independent is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Independent

40
855 475
Musical is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Musical

41
943 193
Foward Thinker is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
kaylive added Foward Thinker

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575 66
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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478 94
Confident is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

44
641 46
Thoughtful is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Thoughtful

45
995 332
Employed is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Employed

46
851 429
Artistic is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Artistic

47
643 591
Introverted is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Introverted

48
463 45
Forgiving is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Danny Marks added Forgiving

49
474 93
Racial Tolerance is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
tom-harper added Racial Tolerance

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886 182
Common Sensical is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
BostonBruins added Common Sensical