John Bartlett was the author of “Familiar Quotations” which is now available online at in one of the earlier editions. Bartlett died in 1905 and his book has continued to be revised and is still in use. The 16th edition was published in 1992.

Here is a quote from Bartlett himself; “I have gathered a posie of other men’s flowers, and nothing but the thread that binds them is mine own”

Another John Bartlett currently living in New York is a fashion designer known for his military designs and shows. He first designed men's clothing but has recently branched out to women's clothing as well.