Quakers are generally nice people. Quakers are Christians, they believe in God and Jesus. Quakers are pacifists they work for peace. Quakers are activists. They are people of action. They try to see the truth through personal experience and represent that truth to the world. In this respect Quakers are like Zen Buddhists. Although there are different types of Quakers, the Quakers that I speak about attend services on Sundays and meet in silent worship. That means they sit silently in a room with the intention of experiencing God. When somebody feels like it (moved by the spirit), they stand up and share a message with the rest of the meeting. I have posted a link to a Quaker information web site and the guide book to Quakerism, Faith and Practice. The official name for the Quaker religion is The Religious Society of Friends. Quakers are also called Friends (with a capital f).