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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5,524 446
Trustworthy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Trustworthy

2
4,473 354
Loyal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Loyal

3
3,953 353
Loving is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Loving

4
2,981 522
Moral is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Moral

5
3,850 627
Intelligent is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Intelligent

6
3,459 507
Funny is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Funny

7
3,007 310
Compassionate is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
analise.dubner added Compassionate

8
2,731 191
Supportive is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
laide added Supportive

9
2,434 477
Optimistic is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Optimistic

10
2,079 366
Confident is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Keaton added Confident

11
1,611 647
Well Read is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Well Read

12
1,762 332
Peaceful is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Peaceful

13
1,990 396
Creative is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Creative

14
2,422 271
Fun is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Fun

The Worst Qualities in a Person

15
1,878 346
Calm is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Calm

16
1,998 396
Down to Earth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Down to Earth

17
2,013 283
Hard Working is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Hard Working

18
1,780 853
Attractive is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Attractive

19
1,815 170
Has Self Respect is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Keaton added Has Self Respect

20
1,819 276
Wise is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Wise

21
1,554 367
Resourceful is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Resourceful

Fun Jobs That Pay Well

22
1,398 103
Genuine is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
carlo added Genuine

23
1,362 448
Likes Animals is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Likes Animals

24
1,385 360
Well Spoken is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Well Spoken

25
1,299 301
Nurturing is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Nurturing

26
1,397 295
Critical Thinker is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Critical Thinker

27
759 45
Honesty is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
evaloveswallee added Honesty

28
1,044 525
Sensitive is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Sensitive

Ways to Make Sure You Die Happy

29
1,585 584
Doesn't Smoke is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Doesn't Smoke

30
1,226 318
Adventurous is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Adventurous

31
770 61
Sense of Humor is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

32
1,109 257
Fiscally Responsible is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Fiscally Responsible

33
521 111
Educated is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

34
643 50
Understanding is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

35
1,111 324
Family Oriented is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Family Oriented

The Most Nostalgia-Inducing '90s Toys

36
504 81
Intelligence is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

37
1,022 256
Disciplined is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Srinidhi S U added Disciplined

38
1,072 435
Sober is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Sober

39
496 70
Independent is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Independent

40
817 456
Musical is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Musical

41
903 187
Foward Thinker is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
kaylive added Foward Thinker

42
517 60
Personal Hygiene is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Krista Garcia Arienta added Personal Hygiene

Things We Should Do, But Don't

43
953 318
Employed is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Employed

44
427 90
Confident is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

45
588 46
Thoughtful is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Thoughtful

46
613 564
Introverted is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Introverted

47
816 416
Artistic is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Artistic

48
850 178
Common Sensical is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
BostonBruins added Common Sensical

49
338 151
Spiritual is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
readergeek added Spiritual

50
415 42
Forgiving is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Danny Marks added Forgiving