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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1
7,077 665
Trustworthy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Trustworthy

2
5,762 486
Loyal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Loyal

3
5,132 538
Loving is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Loving

4
3,975 741
Moral is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Moral

5
4,827 831
Intelligent is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Intelligent

6
4,430 685
Funny is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Funny

7
3,912 429
Compassionate is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
analise.dubner added

8
3,643 295
Supportive is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
laide added Supportive

9
3,085 615
Optimistic is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Optimistic

10
2,710 524
Confident is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Keaton added Confident

11
2,308 452
Peaceful is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Peaceful

12
2,561 521
Creative is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

13
2,040 862
Well Read is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Well Read

14
2,950 348
Fun is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Fun

15
2,343 423
Calm is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

16
2,519 483
Down to Earth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Down to Earth

17
2,542 361
Hard Working is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

18
2,200 1,088
Attractive is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

19
2,304 226
Has Self Respect is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Keaton added Has Self Respect

20
1,927 463
Resourceful is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Resourceful

21
2,225 351
Wise is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

22
1,852 135
Genuine is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
carlo added Genuine

23
1,711 443
Well Spoken is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Well Spoken

24
1,712 568
Likes Animals is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Likes Animals

25
1,609 360
Nurturing is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Nurturing