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What is the Meaning of He that lieth down with dogs shall rise up with fleas?

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if you hang around bad people the bad rubs off on you. God said it first...Bad character corrupts good judgment
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What does he that lies down with dogs shall rise up with fleas mean?

  It means that you pick up the bad traits of your companions. A saying of unknown origin that has been present since Roman times (qui cum canibus concumbunt cum pulicib

If you sleep with dogs you'll wake up with fleas?

The Probverb says: "If you lie down with dogs, you will get up with fleas."Meaning: If in LIFE you associate yourself with those of low or unsavory character you stand a good

Where is this quote from if you lay down with dogs you wake up with fleas?

Ben Franklin wrote in "Poor Richard's Almanack" the quote: "He that lieth down with Dogs, shall rise up with Fleas." The idioms and quotes in the almanac were sometimes origin