Uh, I want you to tell her something. I want you to tell her that... Tell her it took me a while to figure out what a jerk I've been but, um... that... that when things started to pan out for her I should have been more supportive. And, uh... I just should have been behind her more. Oh, shit. Tell her that, um that she's the best thing that ever happened to a bum like me.

McClane, teary eyed, figuring he isn't going to make it, asks Powell to give a message to his wife.