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If you play with fire you get burned

Possible interpretation: If you fool around with something that is potentially dangerous, you must expect to get harmed.

Note: get burned (verb) = be injured or wounded by heat or flames from a fire (also "get burnt")

Quick Quiz:

"If you play with fire you get burned" because fire is
  1. hot
  2. attractive and mesmerizing
  3. dangerous and unpredictable

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