This quote is often attributed Antoine de Saint Exupéry, there is no evidence to suggest he said this... From WikIQuote...
The earliest appearance yet located of this statement is in 50 Ways to Lose Ten Pounds (1995) by Joan Horbiak, p. 95, where it is quoted as an anonymous proverb. It seems to have circulated as such for a few years before it began to be attributed to Saint Exupéry around 2007.
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