Ronald Reagan, America's 40th president, died on June 5, 2004, after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease.

USA TODAY Network lists memorable quotes from "The Great Communicator" on the 10th anniversary of his death.


1. Goldwater support


2. Debate with Carter


3. First inaugural


4. Assassination attempt

Reagan managed to add a bit of levity to the moment while at the hospital in this remark to wife Nancy before going into surgery:  "Honey, I forgot to duck."


5. D-Day anniversary


6. Debate with Mondale


7. Challenger disaster


8. At Brandenburg Gate



9. Iran Contra fallout


10. 'Sunset of my life'