Which of these do you prefer, a sunrise or a sunset and why

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  1. EmpressImani profile image61
    EmpressImaniposted 13 years ago

    Which of these do you prefer, a sunrise or a sunset and why

    or do you like both of them equally? I seem to like sunsets but that is because I rarely see a sunrise:)

    1. optimaxx profile image57
      optimaxxposted 4 years agoin reply to this


      1. Danielle56790 profile image61
        Danielle56790posted 4 years agoin reply to this

        yeah I agree, I like sunrises
        They're pretty beautiful smile

    2. theprimpoetry profile image61
      theprimpoetryposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      SAME, it's difficult to see a sunrise.. So I like sunset better. But they have different effect to me. Sunrise feels like a motivation to me while sunset has a romantic feel.

    3. Miebakagh57 profile image67
      Miebakagh57posted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Sunrise is an angel visiting. Life become more interesting, beautiful, and vital.           Sunset is like the Devil coming and we all ran into our houses to hide.     Being sure that the windows and doors were secured, we safely rest in bed, until sunrise again. This is the original ding dong! ding dong!

  2. Rhayah profile image60
    Rhayahposted 13 years ago

    both smile

    I love sunsets in the arms of the one you love and as the last rays kiss goodnight to the night sky, the play of colors are amazing.

    I love sunrises because it always makes me appreciate being alive.  As the first rays of the morning sun caresses my face I'm thankful for a new day, with new possibilities, new opportunities to get my swagger on!

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      bestbikeusposted 6 years agoin reply to this


  3. THE DIVINE YOU. profile image61
    THE DIVINE YOU.posted 13 years ago

    I prefer the sunset when I have done sufficiently good for the day; I prefer the sunrise when I have nightmares.

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    Charlinexposted 13 years ago


    I really cannot make up my mind. Sunrise can be very interesting with fog. Sunset can be very dramatic when there are great clouds.

  5. tomsum profile image80
    tomsumposted 13 years ago

    I prefer a Sunset! That way I don't have to get up early!

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    fordieposted 13 years ago

    Sunrise. I'm one of those rare beasts - a morning person

  7. Vaiebhav profile image74
    Vaiebhavposted 13 years ago

    I am a morning person, and prefer sunrises. However, as a photographer, I like sunsets which are invariably more dramatic in my part of the world - New Zealand.

  8. sean kinn profile image60
    sean kinnposted 13 years ago


    That's actually a pretty hard question. I've seen more sunrises than sunsets, but I think I prefer sunsets. Sunsets are the most beautiful, not sure why, but sunrises do a much better job of forcing my thinking hat on my head, which is why I get up super early every day to write. This photo is a low-tide shot on Phi Phi Island.

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    RosieFieldingposted 13 years ago

    Well, I like both, 
                                    Sunrise  is  when  you wake and   are  ready to   enjoy  the  beautiful day  , sunset  is   so very beautiful especially  in a romantic setting, love  the  colors   of them  too, not one  is ever the same either.

  10. cloudy_cool profile image73
    cloudy_coolposted 13 years ago


    - A sunrise because its so crisp and fresh for the eyes.

    - A sunset because it is so soothing to watch after a hard day's of work...

    Mother Nature did think of everything...smile
    I even wrote a poem 'On Sunset' in 1997 as the sunset gave me so much peace...Hope you like it!

  11. duffsmom profile image60
    duffsmomposted 13 years ago

    I like sunrise because it signals a new day and new opportunities.  It is a renewable fresh start.

  12. Jack Salathe profile image75
    Jack Salatheposted 13 years ago

    I have had the pleasure of enjoying some amazing sunsets and some incredible sunrises as well. Although I like sunsets a lot, there is nothing comparable to watching the sun come up. My favorite sunrises have been while climbing mountains. Great question!

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    Rusty C. Adoreposted 13 years ago

    Sunset. I'm much more of a night owl... so seeing a sunset is exciting. It means my night is just beginning.

  14. EmpressImani profile image61
    EmpressImaniposted 13 years ago

    Look's like I'm going to have to set aside a time to see a sunrise:)

  15. Docmo profile image90
    Docmoposted 13 years ago

    I'm going to cheat and choose both:

    Sunrise- for dawning promises, the golden beginnings and the challenge of the day ahead.

    Sunset: for the dusky invitations, the twilight whispers and the possibilities of the night ahead.

    It is like the yin and yang. The light and dark. Together they create a balance.

  16. clicketyclacker profile image61
    clicketyclackerposted 13 years ago

    sunrise is the start of something new, the possibility that you will meet every possibility the day holds since you've been there from the start. you cannot miss anything that may be in store for you on that day if you are up before the sun. you are the first to see the sun tentatively cast its glow over the horizon line, so it's yours. for the whole of that day, the sun belongs to you.

  17. webguyonline profile image58
    webguyonlineposted 13 years ago

    i'll go for sunset for i wake up late in the afternoon, ;-)

  18. abhishek.genius profile image60
    abhishek.geniusposted 13 years ago

    I prefer a SUNRISE
    Reason : I believe in freshness and new opportunities which come with the new day smile

  19. thebluestar profile image76
    thebluestarposted 13 years ago

    I adore both. I love the sunrise, pale pink and grey skys, birdsong and the dew, wondering what the new day will bring.

    Sunset, dark sometimes stormy clouds with that vivid red sky dancing flames on the horizon.  Beauty in both of them.

  20. prakkaa profile image61
    prakkaaposted 13 years ago

    sunrise is better than set.
    bcos that time we feel fresh,silence and so on..

  21. DaveL profile image83
    DaveLposted 13 years ago

    Before I became a parent, Sunset would have been the answer without a doubt. I rarely see Sunrise if I can help it. But, now I have kids to get me out of bed early, I still prefer Sunset. Not because it's now the start of my night owl activities, but because it means I can finally get to bed! smile

  22. kamran210 profile image60
    kamran210posted 13 years ago

    sunset because its romantic ...sad suits my personality

  23. guy1973 profile image56
    guy1973posted 13 years ago

    I Like the sunset, i like the color of the sky on a sun set. I hate sun rise because it tells me that i have to get out of bed, I enjoy my sleep too much.

  24. Jordan Riley profile image57
    Jordan Rileyposted 13 years ago

    i prefer sunset. i think it brings out the romance...

  25. sheen khan profile image40
    sheen khanposted 13 years ago

    i think should be sunset because The skin is remaining soft shined, and fair hehhehehe

  26. suncat profile image61
    suncatposted 13 years ago


    I like sunset, I like sunrise
    I like it all, I think it's wise smile
    I like to watch the birds in fly
    I like... I don't know why...

    I'm just that kind of a girl
    Who likes what's beautiful and all...
    I'm not an early bird myself
    So sunset is when I meet my Elf,
    Sunrise is when I often sleep,
    But then sometimes I hear beep
    That comes from a neighbor's wake up call
    That's when I see sunrise and all... smile)

  27. tinaweha profile image60
    tinawehaposted 13 years ago

    sunset.  I'm a night owl and it means that the fun's about to start.

  28. Kwazzy profile image59
    Kwazzyposted 13 years ago

    sunset. days over. works over. me + wifey time to relax smile

  29. prasannastudies profile image59
    prasannastudiesposted 13 years ago

    sunrise is would like to prefer because ... sunrise is the symbol of victory..... sunrise makes we passionate... sunrise gives us new start for everyday....

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    SilentSmile08posted 13 years ago

    sunrise's are beautiful if you ever catch one, in my trips and in my old job back when i was a kid* paper route ,   anyways reason why bc  once the sun hits the sky and you see the mountian in the back drop its somethign else . i dont really know how else to describe it .

  31. Jarn profile image60
    Jarnposted 13 years ago

    Sunsets. The day's done; your road is run. You can rest, bandage the wounds you've sustained, and pray the morning never comes.

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    gogogoposted 13 years ago

    I like both of them equally, however it is easier for me to take pictures of the sunsets as I am not always up early enough to catch the sunrises, especially when travelling

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    Alexander Maksimoposted 7 years ago

    The sun sets, and so too
    Does youth

  34. Debangee Mandal profile image65
    Debangee Mandalposted 7 years ago

    I like the sunrise , because it brings in new promising hopes in our life.

  35. Stella Kaye profile image83
    Stella Kayeposted 6 years ago


    I'm never awake early enough for a sunrise so it's definitely going to be sunset for me! I love watching the sun go down at the end of a day especially on vacation when you can sit on the balcony overlooking the beach and the sea, glass of wine in hand, and take some memorable photos.

  36. LauraTallo profile image59
    LauraTalloposted 6 years ago

    I prefer a sunset. I don't do mornings! I love sleeping late, drinking coffee, and waking up slowly.

  37. Larry Fish profile image67
    Larry Fishposted 6 years ago

    I get up early every day, usually around 5 or 5:30 a.m. so I see sunrises and sunsets often. Things just seem more peaceful in the morning when the sun comes up over the horizon. I am a lover of both sunrises and sunsets, but I have more of an attraction to sunrises.

  38. Guckenberger profile image83
    Guckenbergerposted 6 years ago

    I love them both! I am not certain that I would be comfortable picking just one of them.

  39. nishibonya kakoti profile image46
    nishibonya kakotiposted 6 years ago

    I would prefer sunrise because the level of energized we feel at that hour is incomparable. Sunrise shows that after every dusk there is a dawn! It is when nature welcomes all. It is a very beautiful phase to look up to and learn.

  40. Hena Ghosh profile image71
    Hena Ghoshposted 4 years ago

    For me it doesn't matter, both are equal, a sunset will bring the new sunrise knowingly that sunrise will end up into the sunset

  41. EL Doll profile image82
    EL Dollposted 3 years ago

    If I had to chose I would have to say the sunset simply because I witness them more, but I love the sunrise just as much. They both have their own special qualities that make them equally amazing. With the sunrise, you are up as the world is waking up, everything is peaceful and quiet. With a sunset, there is a sense of adventure, you are watching as the world begins to go to sleep and it's more likely that you are out there with friends or family.

  42. yoursflo profile image79
    yoursfloposted 3 years ago

    Both are equally important and one cannot happen without the other. But I do love sunset as it marks the closing of yet another of life's battle. Being able to witness it once more, every day, is a testament that you were able to survive. It is also a time to contemplate and reflect on things that have been through and plan for the new day to come.


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