What is man?
 
Fragst du, was Menschheit sei?
  Ask          you,   what    human-ness          is?
     Ich sage dir bereit:
         I       say        to you   readily:
Es ist, mit einem Wort,
  It    is,      with   a                word,
     die Über-Engelheit.
        the    [untranslatable] over-angel-ness.  [i.e. being superior to the angels]