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

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5,284 442
Loyal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Loyal

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4,684 468
Loving is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Loving

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3,608 664
Moral is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Moral

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4,490 764
Intelligent is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Intelligent

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4,101 621
Funny is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Funny

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3,605 402
Compassionate is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
analise.dubner added Compassionate

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3,346 274
Supportive is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
laide added Supportive

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2,836 554
Optimistic is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Optimistic

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2,458 459
Confident is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Keaton added Confident

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2,339 466
Creative is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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2,089 404
Peaceful is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Peaceful

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1,896 782
Well Read is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Well Read

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2,759 323
Fun is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Fun

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2,169 399
Calm is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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2,312 460
Down to Earth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Down to Earth

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2,338 339
Hard Working is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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2,054 986
Attractive is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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2,121 207
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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1,795 427
Resourceful is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Resourceful

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2,079 328
Wise is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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1,667 126
Genuine is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
carlo added Genuine

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1,576 413
Well Spoken is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Well Spoken

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1,495 335
Nurturing is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Nurturing

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1,560 536
Likes Animals is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Likes Animals

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1,594 343
Critical Thinker is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Critical Thinker

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1,006 57
Honesty is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
evaloveswallee added Honesty

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1,201 619
Sensitive is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Sensitive

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1,812 667
Doesn't Smoke is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Doesn't Smoke

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1,415 365
Adventurous is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Adventurous

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999 87
Sense of Humor is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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1,284 290
Fiscally Responsible is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Fiscally Responsible

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704 152
Educated is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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867 61
Understanding is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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1,290 367
Family Oriented is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Family Oriented

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674 106
Intelligence is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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648 102
Independent is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Independent

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1,170 291
Disciplined is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Srinidhi S U added Disciplined

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1,234 497
Sober is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Sober

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699 80
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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1,088 368
Employed is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Employed

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628 63
Manners is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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935 520
Musical is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Musical

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578 110
Confident is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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765 54
Thoughtful is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Thoughtful

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1,032 218
Foward Thinker is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
kaylive added Foward Thinker

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459 198
Spiritual is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
readergeek added Spiritual

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568 55
Forgiving is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Danny Marks added Forgiving

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713 661
Introverted is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Introverted

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573 112
Racial Tolerance is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
tom-harper added Racial Tolerance