Culture The Best Qualities in a Person  

Samantha Dillinger
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List Rules Vote up 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 what 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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7,209 680
Trustworthy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Trustworthy

2
5,880 497
Loyal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Loyal

3
5,232 554
Loving is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Loving

4
4,067 759
Moral is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Moral

5
4,906 852
Intelligent is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Intelligent

6
4,517 697
Funny is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Funny

7
3,989 439
Compassionate is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
analise.dubner added

8
3,719 304
Supportive is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
laide added Supportive

9
3,149 629
Optimistic is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Optimistic

10
2,769 542
Confident is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Keaton added Confident

11
2,999 355
Fun is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Fun

12
2,360 462
Peaceful is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Peaceful

13
2,609 533
Creative is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

14
2,072 877
Well Read is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Well Read

15
2,384 433
Calm is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

16
2,557 490
Down to Earth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Down to Earth

17
2,581 366
Hard Working is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

18
2,345 231
Has Self Respect is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Keaton added Has Self Respect

19
2,232 1,114
Attractive is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

20
1,958 470
Resourceful is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Resourceful

21
1,888 137
Genuine is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
carlo added Genuine

22
2,250 359
Wise is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

23
1,734 451
Well Spoken is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Well Spoken

24
1,740 577
Likes Animals is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Likes Animals

25
1,633 367
Nurturing is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Nurturing