When the five instruments of knowledge stand still, together with the mind and when the intellect does not move, that is called the Supreme State.
Yajur Veda, Katha Upanishad, Part Two, Chapter III, 10
Of all that is born is he Lord, of all that moves. Of swift bow like the rest, to you, O Breath of Life, homage!
Atharva Veda XI, 4, 23
Erect he keeps watch among the sleeping. he falls not prone. None ever heard that he among the sleepers should slumber.
Atharva Veda XI, 4, 25
Breath of Life, do not forsake me. You are, indeed, I. Like the Embryo of the Waters I bind you to me that I may live!
Atharva Veda XI, 4, 26
Time drives like a horse with seven reins, a thousand-eyed unaging Stallion. Him the inspired poets mount. All beings are his chariot wheels.
Atharva Veda XIX, 53, 1