We all must leave worldly wealth behind when we die.
Note: This proverb was used as the title of a comedy by the twentieth-century American playwrights Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman. You Can't Take It with You concerns an unconventional family fiercely opposed to materialistic values.
Slang definitions & phrases for you can't take it with you
you can't take it with you
You'd better use it because after you die it's not useable
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D. Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers. Cite This Source
Idioms and Phrases with you can't take it with you
Enjoy material things while you're alive, as in Go ahead and buy the fancier car; you can't take it with you. This phrase gained currency as the title of a very popular play (1936) by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart and of the 1938 film based on it.
[ First half of 1800s