There are more ways to win than there is to lose. If you are aware of these ways to lose then you can avoid them.
Growing up I was taught, “Winners never quit and quitter never win.”
This is the only way you can lose. If you quit then you are sure to lose. Quitting is not an option for a winner. If you give yourself an out then you will take it. If you are committed then you will find a way to win