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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4,865 348
Trustworthy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Trustworthy

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2
3,983 294
Loyal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Loyal

3
3,504 292
Loving is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Loving

4
2,636 430
Moral is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Moral

5
3,460 529
Intelligent is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Intelligent

6
3,099 436
Funny is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Funny

7
2,653 262
Compassionate is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
analise.dubner added Compassionate

8
2,364 154
Supportive is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
laide added Supportive

9
2,211 426
Optimistic is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Optimistic

10
1,860 313
Confident is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Keaton added Confident

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1,455 568
Well Read is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Well Read

12
1,829 348
Creative is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Creative

13
1,571 296
Peaceful is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Peaceful

14
2,225 237
Fun is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Fun

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1,711 305
Calm is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Calm

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1,807 360
Down to Earth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Down to Earth

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1,827 251
Hard Working is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Hard Working

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1,659 775
Attractive is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Attractive

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1,672 246
Wise is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Wise

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1,633 154
Has Self Respect is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Keaton added Has Self Respect

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1,432 319
Resourceful is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Resourceful

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1,240 90
Genuine is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
carlo added Genuine

23
1,288 319
Well Spoken is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Well Spoken

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1,261 410
Likes Animals is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Likes Animals

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1,212 273
Nurturing is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Nurturing

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1,296 266
Critical Thinker is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Critical Thinker

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979 474
Sensitive is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Sensitive

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1,465 538
Doesn't Smoke is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Doesn't Smoke

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620 37
Honesty is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
evaloveswallee added Honesty

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1,147 292
Adventurous is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Adventurous

31
652 47
Sense of Humor is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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1,030 232
Fiscally Responsible is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Fiscally Responsible

33
430 96
Educated is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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1,026 304
Family Oriented is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Family Oriented

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423 65
Intelligence is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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534 46
Understanding is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

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950 232
Disciplined is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Srinidhi S U added Disciplined

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993 396
Sober is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Sober

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764 421
Musical is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Musical

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424 55
Independent is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Independent

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841 170
Foward Thinker is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
kaylive added Foward Thinker

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894 287
Employed is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Employed

43
431 45
Personal Hygiene is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Krista Garcia Arienta added Personal Hygiene

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364 75
Confident is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person

45
515 39
Thoughtful is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Thoughtful

46
764 386
Artistic is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Artistic

47
557 520
Introverted is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Introverted

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795 163
Common Sensical is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
BostonBruins added Common Sensical

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293 125
Spiritual is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
readergeek added Spiritual

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343 29
Forgiving is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Qualities in a Person
Danny Marks added Forgiving