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 good character 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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6,525 602
Trustworthy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Trustworthy

2
5,296 443
Loyal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Loyal

3
4,696 469
Loving is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Loving

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3,617 666
Moral is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Moral

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4,501 766
Intelligent is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Intelligent

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4,114 622
Funny is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Funny

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3,615 403
Compassionate is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
analise.dubner added Compassionate

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3,359 276
Supportive is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
laide added Supportive

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2,843 554
Optimistic is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Optimistic

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2,464 461
Confident is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Keaton added Confident

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2,345 469
Creative is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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2,095 406
Peaceful is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Peaceful

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1,899 786
Well Read is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Well Read

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2,767 324
Fun is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Fun

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2,175 400
Calm is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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2,322 460
Down to Earth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Down to Earth

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2,346 339
Hard Working is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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2,061 990
Attractive is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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2,127 208
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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1,799 428
Resourceful is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Resourceful

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2,087 329
Wise is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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1,677 127
Genuine is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
carlo added Genuine

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1,581 415
Well Spoken is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Well Spoken

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1,567 538
Likes Animals is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Likes Animals

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1,498 337
Nurturing is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Nurturing

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1,599 345
Critical Thinker is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Critical Thinker

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1,013 57
Honesty is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
evaloveswallee added Honesty

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1,818 667
Doesn't Smoke is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Doesn't Smoke

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1,205 623
Sensitive is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Sensitive

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1,420 366
Adventurous is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Adventurous

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1,004 88
Sense of Humor is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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1,290 290
Fiscally Responsible is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Fiscally Responsible

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710 152
Educated is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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872 61
Understanding is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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1,294 368
Family Oriented is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Family Oriented

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677 107
Intelligence is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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652 102
Independent is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Independent

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1,173 291
Disciplined is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Srinidhi S U added Disciplined

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1,239 499
Sober is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Sober

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703 80
Personal Hygiene is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Krista Garcia Arienta added Personal Hygiene

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1,091 370
Employed is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Employed

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631 63
Manners is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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938 521
Musical is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Musical

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580 111
Confident is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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768 54
Thoughtful is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Thoughtful

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1,034 219
Foward Thinker is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
kaylive added Foward Thinker

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461 198
Spiritual is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
readergeek added Spiritual

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569 55
Forgiving is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Danny Marks added Forgiving

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713 662
Introverted is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Introverted

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576 112
Racial Tolerance is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
tom-harper added Racial Tolerance