Lifestyle 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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7,647 718
Trustworthy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Trustworthy
2
6,261 524
Loyal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Loyal
3
5,558 597
Loving is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Loving
4
4,349 817
Moral is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Moral
5
5,166 912
Intelligent is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Intelligent
6
4,780 745
Funny is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Funny
7
4,248 463
Compassionate is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
analise.dubner added
8
3,991 317
Supportive is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
laide added Supportive
9
3,373 670
Optimistic is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Optimistic
10
2,968 587
Confident is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Keaton added Confident
11
2,226 931
Well-Read is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Well-Read
12
3,207 384
Fun is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Fun
13
2,543 493
Peaceful is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Peaceful
14
2,783 568
Creative is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
15
2,543 468
Calm is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
16
2,767 388
Hard Working is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
17
2,739 521
Down to Earth is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Down to Earth
18
2,377 1,210
Attractive is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
19
2,082 146
Genuine is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
carlo added Genuine
20
2,092 492
Resourceful is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Resourceful
21
2,513 248
Has Self Respect is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Keaton added Has Self Respect
22
2,391 382
Wise is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
23
1,854 479
Well-Spoken is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Well-Spoken
24
1,867 625
Likes Animals is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Likes Animals
25
1,751 389
Nurturing is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Nurturing