cooler heads prevail


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cooler heads prevail

Calm people, thoughts, or actions triumph in the end. Thankfully, cooler heads prevailed in our fight against the school board, and we were able to reach a compromise.
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cooler heads prevail

Fig. the ideas or influence of less emotional people prevail. (Used of a tense situation.) One hopes that cooler heads will prevail and soon everything will calm down.
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LET COOLER HEADS PREVAIL Ignorance of the technology leads to hysteria in some schools.
With all manner of unlikely bedfellows calling to legalise the dreaded weed, perhaps it is time to let cooler heads prevail. Take a hit from one who knows.
Unless cooler heads prevail, this 'war' will continue and with at least three more games to be played between the two sides before the end of the season, this does not bode well for Cyprus football.
The EU has a vested interest in stability on its southeast periphery, but it also has mechanisms to help bring that about: its Euro-Mediterranean agreements and other bilateral and multilateral pacts with some or all of the interested parties give it far-reaching influence that could be used to help cooler heads prevail. That would ensure that these valuable energy resources generate the greatest possible benefit for the greatest number of countries without countervailing expenditures in blood and treasure.
To ensure that cooler heads prevail today, and perhaps for the rest of the week, Chief DeMoura said the department would "have a presence" at Fitchburg High School and the Longsjo Middle School.
Let's hope that cooler heads prevail at FCC headquarters.
Day-by-day details and photographs of the 2010 Pharmaceutical Cold Chain Management on Wheels Course can be found under The Cold Chain Chronicles tab at the blog "Where Cooler Heads Prevail," at www.coolerheadsblog.com.
Location services give accurate directions to restaurants you're trying for the first time, making sure cooler heads prevail when hungry (and cranky) folk start arguing over which route to take to get to that food oasis fast.
'I predict that we are going to see all-out war for several years before we see cooler heads prevail,' said David Smith, an analyst with technology consultancy Gartner Group.
As the confrontation threatened to escalate, several Aboriginal leaders, including Manitoba Keewaninowi Okimakinak Grand Chief Francis Flett, reasoned with protesters to let cooler heads prevail.
Pintor-Marin argued the legislation would allow lawmakers and the administration to separate tax break debates from budget talks, letting "cooler heads prevail."
Keep calm and let cooler heads prevail may be a cliche but it also happens to be the correct thing to do.
"It would be better if cooler heads prevailed with all parties de-escalating tensions."
As the Mueller report shows, again and again cooler heads prevailed. Corey Lewandowski did not ask former attorney general Jeff Sessions to fire Mueller, and former White House counsel Don McGahn also refused to fire the special counsel.
Cooler heads prevailed as Jordan asked not to continue with the game.