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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4,514 310
Trustworthy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Trustworthy

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2
3,712 273
Loyal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Loyal

3
3,286 257
Loving is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Loving

4
3,283 482
Intelligent is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Intelligent

5
2,472 398
Moral is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Moral

6
2,934 403
Funny is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Funny

7
2,495 233
Compassionate is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
analise.dubner added Compassionate

8
2,205 136
Supportive is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
laide added Supportive

9
2,111 404
Optimistic is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Optimistic

10
1,757 291
Confident is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Keaton added Confident

11
2,141 224
Fun is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Fun

12
1,377 536
Well Read is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Well Read

13
1,743 331
Creative is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Creative

14
1,508 278
Peaceful is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Peaceful

15
1,644 287
Calm is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Calm

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16
1,729 340
Down to Earth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Down to Earth

17
1,743 235
Hard Working is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Hard Working

18
1,600 231
Wise is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Wise

19
1,588 729
Attractive is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Attractive

20
1,550 145
Has Self Respect is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Keaton added Has Self Respect

21
1,377 306
Resourceful is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Resourceful

22
1,158 87
Genuine is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
carlo added Genuine

23
1,238 304
Well Spoken is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Well Spoken

24
1,208 390
Likes Animals is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Likes Animals

25
1,156 263
Nurturing is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Nurturing

26
1,244 253
Critical Thinker is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Critical Thinker

27
940 449
Sensitive is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Sensitive

28
1,398 509
Doesn't Smoke is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Doesn't Smoke

29
542 32
Honesty is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
evaloveswallee added Honesty

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30
1,103 284
Adventurous is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Adventurous

31
596 40
Sense of Humor is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

32
990 225
Fiscally Responsible is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Fiscally Responsible

33
390 85
Educated is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

34
981 294
Family Oriented is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Family Oriented

35
382 55
Intelligence is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

36
478 44
Understanding is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

37
963 377
Sober is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Sober

38
916 222
Disciplined is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Srinidhi S U added Disciplined

39
741 408
Musical is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Musical

40
379 51
Independent is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Independent

41
803 164
Foward Thinker is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
kaylive added Foward Thinker

42
865 278
Employed is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Employed

43
385 41
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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44
337 67
Confident is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

45
474 36
Thoughtful is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Thoughtful

46
536 500
Introverted is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Introverted

47
741 374
Artistic is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Artistic

48
771 159
Common Sensical is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
BostonBruins added Common Sensical

49
265 115
Spiritual is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
readergeek added Spiritual

50
339 60
Racial Tolerance is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
tom-harper added Racial Tolerance