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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6,595 610
Trustworthy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Trustworthy

2
5,359 446
Loyal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Loyal

3
4,752 481
Loving is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Loving

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3,666 672
Moral is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Moral

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4,548 772
Intelligent is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Intelligent

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4,155 629
Funny is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Funny

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3,646 408
Compassionate is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
analise.dubner added Compassionate

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3,392 277
Supportive is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
laide added Supportive

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2,874 560
Optimistic is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Optimistic

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2,497 467
Confident is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Keaton added Confident

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2,373 475
Creative is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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2,125 412
Peaceful is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Peaceful

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1,920 793
Well Read is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Well Read

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2,783 327
Fun is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Fun

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2,196 401
Calm is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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2,347 463
Down to Earth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Down to Earth

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2,371 342
Hard Working is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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2,078 1,004
Attractive is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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2,149 212
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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1,813 434
Resourceful is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Resourceful

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2,104 331
Wise is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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1,700 129
Genuine is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
carlo added Genuine

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1,601 419
Well Spoken is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Well Spoken

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1,512 339
Nurturing is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Nurturing

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1,585 542
Likes Animals is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Likes Animals

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1,617 347
Critical Thinker is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Critical Thinker

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1,032 59
Honesty is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
evaloveswallee added Honesty

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1,840 674
Doesn't Smoke is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Doesn't Smoke

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1,213 633
Sensitive is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Sensitive

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1,438 368
Adventurous is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Adventurous

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1,023 92
Sense of Humor is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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1,301 293
Fiscally Responsible is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Fiscally Responsible

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725 156
Educated is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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888 62
Understanding is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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1,311 371
Family Oriented is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Family Oriented

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689 109
Intelligence is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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670 103
Independent is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Independent

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1,188 293
Disciplined is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Srinidhi S U added Disciplined

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1,249 505
Sober is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Sober

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719 82
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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1,102 374
Employed is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Employed

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645 66
Manners is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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784 55
Thoughtful is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Thoughtful

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947 525
Musical is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Musical

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590 114
Confident is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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1,042 219
Foward Thinker is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
kaylive added Foward Thinker

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467 200
Spiritual is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
readergeek added Spiritual

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579 55
Forgiving is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Danny Marks added Forgiving

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585 114
Racial Tolerance is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
tom-harper added Racial Tolerance

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721 670
Introverted is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Introverted