Definition: to make tangible; to realize a possibility; self-actualized

• The choices we make lead up to actual experiences. It is one thing to decide to climb a mountain. It is quite another to be on top of it. — Herbert Alexander Simon (1916–2001) American political scientist
• To fall in love is easy, even to remain in it is not difficult; our human loneliness is cause enough. But it is a hard quest worth making to find a comrade through whose steady presence one becomes steadily the person one desires to be. — Anna Louise Strong (1885–1970) American journalist

Symbol: a golden rose