I am less to you than your ivory Hermes or your silver Faun. You will like them always. How long will you like me? Till I have my first wrinkle, I suppose.

– Oscar Wilde

The Picture of Dorian Gray, Chapter 2. Dorian accuses Basil of liking his art better than his friends. Dorian is jealous of the portrait, which will never grow old and in which Basil idealized Dorian’s beauty. Dorian thinks the painter only values him for his looks.