Culture The Best Qualities in a Person  

Samantha Dillinger
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List Rules Vote up 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 what 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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1
7,216 680
Trustworthy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Trustworthy

2
5,886 497
Loyal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Loyal

3
5,237 554
Loving is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Loving

4
4,072 759
Moral is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Moral

5
4,911 852
Intelligent is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Intelligent

6
4,522 697
Funny is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Funny

7
3,994 439
Compassionate is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
analise.dubner added

8
3,724 304
Supportive is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
laide added Supportive

9
3,153 629
Optimistic is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Optimistic

10
2,773 542
Confident is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Keaton added Confident

11
3,004 355
Fun is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Fun

12
2,364 462
Peaceful is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Peaceful

13
2,612 534
Creative is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

14
2,075 878
Well Read is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Well Read

15
2,387 434
Calm is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

16
2,562 490
Down to Earth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Down to Earth

17
2,586 366
Hard Working is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

18
2,349 231
Has Self Respect is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Keaton added Has Self Respect

19
2,234 1,117
Attractive is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

20
1,962 470
Resourceful is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Resourceful

21
1,893 137
Genuine is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
carlo added Genuine

22
2,254 359
Wise is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

23
1,736 453
Well Spoken is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Well Spoken

24
1,743 579
Likes Animals is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Likes Animals

25
1,637 367
Nurturing is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Nurturing