By the middle of December, there's no question your Christmas spirit may already be worn a little thin. Besides the organizing and shopping and running around in time for December 25, it's also the end of a heck of a long year and you're undoubtedly in need of a respite.

Here at The Huffington Post Canada, we'd like to take this time to offer you a breather by way of quotations. Yes, quotations. This collection of 15 Christmas sayings, both well-known and obscure, will hopefully serve as a reminder that this season is about love, about charity, and also, about candy.

Consider it an early holiday present from us to you. Merry Christmas readers!

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