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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4,641 328
Trustworthy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Trustworthy

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2
3,803 283
Loyal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Loyal

3
3,369 268
Loving is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Loving

4
2,530 413
Moral is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Moral

5
3,354 504
Intelligent is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Intelligent

6
2,997 414
Funny is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Funny

7
2,560 243
Compassionate is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
analise.dubner added Compassionate

8
2,269 139
Supportive is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
laide added Supportive

9
2,147 412
Optimistic is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Optimistic

10
1,797 300
Confident is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Keaton added Confident

11
2,178 230
Fun is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Fun

12
1,408 550
Well Read is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Well Read

13
1,776 338
Creative is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Creative

14
1,535 286
Peaceful is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Peaceful

15
1,670 294
Calm is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Calm

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1,756 348
Down to Earth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Down to Earth

17
1,780 240
Hard Working is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Hard Working

18
1,632 236
Wise is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Wise

19
1,616 748
Attractive is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Attractive

20
1,402 308
Resourceful is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Resourceful

21
1,578 150
Has Self Respect is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Keaton added Has Self Respect

22
1,192 87
Genuine is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
carlo added Genuine

23
1,256 310
Well Spoken is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Well Spoken

24
1,228 397
Likes Animals is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Likes Animals

25
1,176 269
Nurturing is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Nurturing

26
1,261 259
Critical Thinker is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Critical Thinker

27
951 462
Sensitive is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Sensitive

28
1,425 521
Doesn't Smoke is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Doesn't Smoke

29
570 35
Honesty is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
evaloveswallee added Honesty

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1,115 287
Adventurous is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Adventurous

31
613 42
Sense of Humor is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

32
1,006 227
Fiscally Responsible is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Fiscally Responsible

33
404 88
Educated is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

34
997 296
Family Oriented is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Family Oriented

35
396 60
Intelligence is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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498 44
Understanding is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

37
976 382
Sober is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Sober

38
924 226
Disciplined is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Srinidhi S U added Disciplined

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748 414
Musical is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Musical

40
394 52
Independent is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Independent

41
816 164
Foward Thinker is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
kaylive added Foward Thinker

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877 280
Employed is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Employed

43
401 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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345 68
Confident is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

45
490 36
Thoughtful is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Thoughtful

46
541 504
Introverted is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Introverted

47
747 378
Artistic is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Artistic

48
780 160
Common Sensical is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
BostonBruins added Common Sensical

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271 117
Spiritual is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
readergeek added Spiritual

50
349 64
Racial Tolerance is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
tom-harper added Racial Tolerance