You can't take it with you when you die

This page is about the saying "You can't take it with you when you die".

Possible interpretation: When we die we leave everything on earth. We don't take anything with us. Even the richest people cannot take their money with them after death. This proverb reminds us that some material or worldly things are not really so valuable as we may think.

Note: A variation of this proverb is: "You can't take it with you when you go."

Quick Quiz:

"You can't take it with you when you die" is a philosophy of

a. morbidity

b. worldliness

c. unworldliness

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Contributor: Josef Essberger