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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5,163 430
Loyal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Loyal

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4,585 448
Loving is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Loving

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3,514 646
Moral is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Moral

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4,398 742
Intelligent is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Intelligent

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4,016 605
Funny is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Funny

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3,527 394
Compassionate is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
analise.dubner added Compassionate

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3,268 268
Supportive is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
laide added Supportive

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2,406 446
Confident is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Keaton added Confident

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2,775 542
Optimistic is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Optimistic

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2,046 395
Peaceful is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Peaceful

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1,859 766
Well Read is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Well Read

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2,283 461
Creative is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Creative

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2,716 313
Fun is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Fun

The Worst Qualities in a Person

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2,130 392
Calm is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Calm

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2,267 453
Down to Earth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Down to Earth

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2,299 333
Hard Working is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Hard Working

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2,019 967
Attractive is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Attractive

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2,089 204
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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1,770 422
Resourceful is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Resourceful

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2,054 321
Wise is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Wise

The Best Qualities in a Man

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1,628 125
Genuine is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
carlo added Genuine

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1,555 404
Well Spoken is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Well Spoken

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1,473 331
Nurturing is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Nurturing

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1,535 534
Likes Animals is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Likes Animals

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1,569 335
Critical Thinker is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Critical Thinker

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975 57
Honesty is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
evaloveswallee added Honesty

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1,178 612
Sensitive is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Sensitive

The Best Qualities in an Employee

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1,777 659
Doesn't Smoke is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Doesn't Smoke

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1,387 360
Adventurous is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Adventurous

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1,262 285
Fiscally Responsible is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Fiscally Responsible

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967 86
Sense of Humor is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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682 146
Educated is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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836 61
Understanding is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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1,267 361
Family Oriented is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Family Oriented

The Most Nostalgia-Inducing '90s Toys

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654 103
Intelligence is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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635 98
Independent is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Independent

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1,155 287
Disciplined is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Srinidhi S U added Disciplined

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1,216 493
Sober is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Sober

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680 79
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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1,075 363
Employed is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Employed

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924 512
Musical is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Musical

The Basic Social Rules Everyone Should Follow

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608 62
Manners is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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565 106
Confident is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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740 53
Thoughtful is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Thoughtful

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1,020 213
Foward Thinker is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
kaylive added Foward Thinker

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445 194
Spiritual is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
readergeek added Spiritual

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548 54
Forgiving is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Danny Marks added Forgiving

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701 647
Introverted is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Introverted

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554 109
Racial Tolerance is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
tom-harper added Racial Tolerance