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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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Trustworthy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Trustworthy
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Loyal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Loyal
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Loving is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Loving
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Moral is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Moral
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Intelligent is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Intelligent
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Funny is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Funny
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Compassionate is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
analise.dubner added
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Supportive is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
laide added Supportive
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Optimistic is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Optimistic
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Confident is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Keaton added Confident
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Well-Read is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Well-Read
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Fun is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Fun
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Peaceful is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Peaceful
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Creative is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
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Calm is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
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Hard Working is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
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Down to Earth is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Down to Earth
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Genuine is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
carlo added Genuine
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Attractive is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
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Resourceful is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Resourceful
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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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Wise is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
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Well-Spoken is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Well-Spoken
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Likes Animals is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Likes Animals
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Nurturing is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Nurturing