Core Quaker Testimonies
The following Testimonies describe the ways in which we Friends strive to live our daily lives:
SIMPLICITY: We are mindful of right use of the world’s resources by living simply.
PEACE: We actively promote peace and work to develop alternatives to violence at all levels, from local to international.
TRUTH: We strive to speak the truth to all, including people in positions of power. Integrity is the guiding principle we set for ourselves and expect in public life.
JUSTICE, EQUALITY, & COMMUNITY: The equal worth of every living being means working to address injustice and build true community.
STEWARDSHIP: Friends respect and care for all living beings and the Earth.