You can't take it with you
We all must leave worldly wealth behind when we die.
Idioms and Phrases with you can't take it with you
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]