Losing can be difficult. Tough to swallow the harsh truths of inexperience, but you walk away with knowledge, humility, and a new goal of rising to the challenge.
Winning also brings troubles. Mastering your talent takes all that you are and even harder not to let the gratification corrupt your ego. You walk away with knowledge, humility, and a goal of rising to the next challenge.
So you see, there is a thin line between winning and losing. The real failure lies in not trying at all.