Hinduism mentions about "triguna" -- three inherent qualities in people called Sattwa, Rajas and Tamas. Sattwas is being good, pious, kind hearted etc ("how good they are"); Rajas is activity. ("How busy they are"). Tamas is dullness. ("How lazy and dull they are").
A person's character and conduct is a mix of these three qualities in varying proportions.
This Hub of mine discusses these aspects in detail. There is a quiz too to "judge the life of a person" based on these qualities: