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 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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4,828 343
Trustworthy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Trustworthy

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2
3,947 293
Loyal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Loyal

3
3,477 287
Loving is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Loving

4
2,616 423
Moral is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Moral

5
3,439 522
Intelligent is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Intelligent

6
3,083 431
Funny is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Funny

7
2,636 259
Compassionate is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
analise.dubner added Compassionate

8
2,340 151
Supportive is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
laide added Supportive

9
2,197 424
Optimistic is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Optimistic

10
1,846 310
Confident is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Keaton added Confident

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1,439 565
Well Read is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Well Read

12
1,816 346
Creative is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Creative

13
1,560 294
Peaceful is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Peaceful

14
2,213 236
Fun is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Fun

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1,700 302
Calm is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Calm

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1,793 354
Down to Earth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Down to Earth

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1,816 247
Hard Working is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Hard Working

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1,652 765
Attractive is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Attractive

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1,658 244
Wise is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Wise

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1,424 315
Resourceful is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Resourceful

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1,619 153
Has Self Respect is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Keaton added Has Self Respect

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1,228 89
Genuine is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
carlo added Genuine

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1,279 318
Well Spoken is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Well Spoken

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1,253 405
Likes Animals is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Likes Animals

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1,203 272
Nurturing is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Nurturing

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1,285 264
Critical Thinker is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Critical Thinker

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970 470
Sensitive is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Sensitive

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1,455 534
Doesn't Smoke is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Doesn't Smoke

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605 36
Honesty is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
evaloveswallee added Honesty

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1,137 292
Adventurous is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Adventurous

31
645 45
Sense of Humor is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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1,024 231
Fiscally Responsible is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Fiscally Responsible

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424 93
Educated is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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1,019 302
Family Oriented is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Family Oriented

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417 64
Intelligence is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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526 45
Understanding is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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945 231
Disciplined is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Srinidhi S U added Disciplined

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989 395
Sober is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Sober

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760 420
Musical is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Musical

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418 54
Independent is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Independent

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835 169
Foward Thinker is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
kaylive added Foward Thinker

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891 286
Employed is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Employed

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424 43
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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362 72
Confident is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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508 38
Thoughtful is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Thoughtful

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556 516
Introverted is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Introverted

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760 385
Artistic is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Artistic

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791 163
Common Sensical is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
BostonBruins added Common Sensical

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289 124
Spiritual is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
readergeek added Spiritual

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338 28
Forgiving is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Danny Marks added Forgiving