In a burning building...I would save a cat before a Rembrandt. Alberto Giacometti There are no other quotes by this person in the Bon Mots database. Instagram sharing coming soon. Quote text and source copied to clipboard. Link to this quote copied to clipboard. More information about this quote Topic Value of life Hypothetical situations Relative value Cats Art Speaker Alberto Giacometti Genre Biography Language Unclear Time 20th century Occupation Sculptor Artist From Switzerland Europe Authentication Score 3 More information on Authentication Score coming soon. Citation Lord, James. Giacometti: A Biography. Macmillan, 1997, ch. 44. Citation text copied to clipboard.