" You can't take it with you "
Suggestion that you should spend money and live life now as it will be no use to you after you die.
Grandma saved all her life but lived on a pittance. No one told her that you can't take it with you.
Where did it originate?:
, 1930s - deriving from several similar idioms dating from the early 19th century onward.
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