Alain de Botton made a Ted Talk speech called "A kinder, gentler philosophy of success. He makes a very strong point in saying that Hamlet just lost, but he was never a loser. It's so true because it relates to your everyday life. We can't let our failures make us feel like loser because losers are always losing. There's that old saying that says you win some, you lose some. We have to choose the battles that we fight for in life even if you already feel like you know the outcome.