The major testimonies are well-known. These include the:
Abhors participation and support of war in any form.
Holds that all persons are equal before God, regardless of their sex, race, class, or other condition. This testimony began with the testimony of equality of men and women.
Values simplicity and moderation in speech, living, and clothing. In modern times, this is visible by the informality with which we dress for Meeting for Worship.
Inspires Quakers to speak the truth on all occasions, and to avoid oath-taking, which implies that when not under oath, a person might not be telling the truth. Instead of swearing (as in swearing in before a court), most jurisdictions today acknowledge a person’s right to affirm.