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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4,480 306
Trustworthy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Trustworthy

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2
3,684 272
Loyal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Loyal

3
3,262 253
Loving is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Loving

4
2,462 393
Moral is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Moral

5
3,264 481
Intelligent is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Intelligent

6
2,924 401
Funny is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Funny

7
2,485 229
Compassionate is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
analise.dubner added Compassionate

8
2,187 136
Supportive is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
laide added Supportive

9
2,101 404
Optimistic is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Optimistic

10
1,750 290
Confident is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Keaton added Confident

11
2,136 224
Fun is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Fun

12
1,372 533
Well Read is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Well Read

13
1,503 276
Peaceful is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Peaceful

14
1,733 331
Creative is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Creative

15
1,639 287
Calm is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Calm

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1,724 340
Down to Earth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Down to Earth

17
1,735 235
Hard Working is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Hard Working

18
1,597 231
Wise is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Wise

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1,582 727
Attractive is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Attractive

20
1,545 145
Has Self Respect is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Keaton added Has Self Respect

21
1,374 305
Resourceful is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Resourceful

22
1,154 87
Genuine is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
carlo added Genuine

23
1,235 304
Well Spoken is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Well Spoken

24
1,204 389
Likes Animals is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Likes Animals

25
1,153 263
Nurturing is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Nurturing

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1,240 252
Critical Thinker is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Critical Thinker

27
937 448
Sensitive is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Sensitive

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1,393 509
Doesn't Smoke is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Doesn't Smoke

29
536 31
Honesty is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
evaloveswallee added Honesty

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1,099 283
Adventurous is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Adventurous

31
592 40
Sense of Humor is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

32
986 225
Fiscally Responsible is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Fiscally Responsible

33
388 85
Educated is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

34
979 294
Family Oriented is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Family Oriented

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379 55
Intelligence is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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474 44
Understanding is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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960 376
Sober is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Sober

38
913 222
Disciplined is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Srinidhi S U added Disciplined

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739 407
Musical is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Musical

40
377 51
Independent is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Independent

41
799 164
Foward Thinker is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
kaylive added Foward Thinker

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862 278
Employed is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Employed

43
379 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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333 67
Confident is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

45
471 36
Thoughtful is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Thoughtful

46
534 500
Introverted is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Introverted

47
739 374
Artistic is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Artistic

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

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